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Big data provides new insights into sepsis subtypes
21 May, 2019
Similarly to cancer, sepsis consists of many conditions with varying...
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Uncovering the female bias in lupus
Saturday, April 06, 2019 by The autoimmune disease lupus, which can cause fatigue, a facial rash, and joint pain, occurs much more commonly in females than males, representing 85% of cases.

Genetic study reveals possible new routes to treating osteoarthritis
Friday, April 05, 2019 by In the largest genetic study of osteoarthritis to date, scientists have uncovered 52 new genetic changes linked to the disease, which doubles the number of genetic regions associated...

Significant improvement in breast cancer survival rates over past three decades
Monday, February 11, 2019 by Recent estimates from the US indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women's lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment

Innovations transforming the lives of the disability community
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Changes to the disability benefits system have caused huge hardship to some of the country’s most vulnerable people and cost the government more than £4bn more in extra welfare...

Difficile measures
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by A missed diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection can cost a hospital tens of thousands of dollars, Dr Glen Hansen, associate professor at the University of Minnesota, tells...

Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by 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...

Heart can heal using own immune cells, say US researchers
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by The heart contains its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it heal after injury, according to new research in the US.

Researchers double the storage life of joint donor tissue
Thursday, January 29, 2015 by 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 by 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...

First liquid-biopsy lung cancer companion diagnostic registered
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by 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...

Heart can heal using own immune cells, say US researchers
Friday, October 31, 2014 by The heart contains its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it heal after injury, according to new research in the US.

Anti-cancer drug tracks its own success in tackling tumours
Friday, August 01, 2014 by Asian scientists have developed an anti-cancer drug able to demonstrate its own efficacy.A team led by Bin Liu from the A*STAR Institute of Materials Research and Engineering...

UK NHS announces e-referrals live date
Friday, April 25, 2014 by The NHS e-referral service will go live in November this year, the UK Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC ) has said.

NHS trust to deploy EPR system in developing countries
Friday, March 28, 2014 by An open source electronic patient record system developed at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the UK is to be deployed across 40 sites in developing Commonwealth countries.

Rapid detection for eye diseases
Monday, February 24, 2014 by Scanning the patient's retina in seconds, a new ophthalmic-screening instrument could assist physicians in the diagnosis of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

US task force highlights benefits of BRCA testing
Friday, February 21, 2014 by The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published a statement indicating that breast cancer antigen (BRCA) testing is beneficial for high-risk women.

Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by 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...

New MRI scan for blood cancer
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by A new type of MRI scan could present hope for myeloma sufferers, a recent study has found.

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