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Mobile app to help patients with psychosis is a finalist of health technology awards

9 Nov 2017

In 2016, an app developed by scientists at the University of Manchester Farr Institute Of Health Informatics Research became a finalist at the annual AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards. ClinTouch is a pioneering mobile phone app designed to improve the care and lives of people living with psychosis by monitoring real-time symptoms and reducing unscheduled and emergency hospital admissions.

Our body clocks cause wounds sustained at night to heal more slowly

8 Nov 2017

A new study has discovered how our body clocks cause wounds, such as cuts and burns, to heal faster if the injury happens during the day rather than at night. This could have implications for medical procedures and provides targets for drugs to improve wound healing.

MRC scientists identify new treatment for rare immune disorder

7 Nov 2017

MRC-funded scientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a new treatment approach for patients with a rare inherited immune disorder known as Activated PI3-kinase Delta Syndrome (APDS) which causes increased susceptibility to infection.