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Heart can heal using own immune cells, say US researchers
25 October, 2016
The heart contains its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it...
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Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Radiation dose, always a concern in CT, is particularly risky for children. Luckily, there is a new way to reduce the dose without adversely affecting image quality, according to a...

EWMA 2016 Conference announced
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 The European Wound Management Association (EWMA) has announced that the 26th EWMA Conference will take place in the German city of Bremen from 11-13 May 2016.

Tim Kelsey to say farewell to NHS technology community at EHI Live 2015
Monday, October 26, 2015 Departing NHS England patient and information director to deliver swansong speech at UK’s largest digital health show.

Fluorescent dyes 'light up' brain cancer cells
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 New fluorescent dyes attracted to cancer cells may revolutionise the way in which brain tumours are diagnosed and treated. Agents known as CLR1501 and CLR1502 have been shown to able...

FDA approves drug to treat binge eating disorder
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 A new drug that treats moderate-to severe binge eating disorder (BED) in adults has been approved by FDA, The Obesity Society (TOS) has reported. The prescription drug,...

Report finds growth in UK childhood obesity is slowing
Friday, January 30, 2015 A study by researchers at King's College London has found that childhood obesity among young children has started to level off.The team analysed trends in data from electronic...

Researchers double the storage life of joint donor tissue
Thursday, January 29, 2015 A method for preserving donor joint tissue has been developed by researchers at the University of Missouri (MU) School of Medicine. The technology, called the Missouri...

New research reveals antibiotics could help treat cancer
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 A researcher inspired by a conversation with his young child has discovered a means of eradicating cancer stem cells, using common antibiotics. Professor Michael P Lisanti, director...

NICE unveils guidelines to improve asthma diagnosis accuracy
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 A draft guideline released by NICE suggests spirometry should be used as ‘the first-line investigation’ for diagnosing asthma in adults over 16 and children over 5 years old.More...

First liquid-biopsy lung cancer companion diagnostic registered
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 The CE-IVD marking of a new liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostic, that has demonstrated clinical utility for guiding treatment decisions in patients with solid tumours, has...

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