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From cone snail venom to pain relief – How conotoxins can be used in pain therapy

Conotoxins are bioactive peptides found in the venom that marine cone snails produce for prey capture and defense. They are used as pharmacological tools to study pain signalling and have


AfPP bring ‘Building a Sustainable Workforce’ Study Day to Wales

A study day organised by the AfPP is designed to enable healthcare professionals at all levels to develop resilience in order to build a sustainable workforce is to be held


Perioperative charity receive funding to support digital transformation of patient safety tool

The UK’s leading membership organisation for operating theatre practitioners has received significant funding for a new digital transformation project focused on patient safety. The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP), based


Anaesthesia for breast cancer surgery has no influence on risk of tumour recurrence

Study does not demonstrate long-term advantages of regional anaesthesia for breast cancer surgery and dispels misgivings about the influence of opioids on cancer recurrence. One of the largest global studies