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Women who breastfeed face lower risk of heart disease or stroke

A meta-analysis finds that women who breastfeed are less likely to develop heart conditions or diseases, or die from cardiovascular disease than women who do not breastfeed.
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New blood test identifies metastatic status of cancer

A new minimally invasive and inexpensive blood test can detect a range of cancers in patients with non-specific symptoms, and can indicate whether the cancer has spread.
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Getting personal in brain tumour therapy: Matching therapies to patients

Sean E. Lawler PhD from Brown University Cancer Center, an experienced scientist in the brain tumour field
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A PinPoint solution to harnessing the power of AI in cancer diagnostics

PinPoint Data Science addresses the acute challenges of cancer diagnostics in the post-COVID NHS. Could their innovative machine learning platform be the low-cost, high-impact solution UK healthcare needs?
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Contemporary immunology and its relationship to medicine

Peter Bretscher, Professor of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Saskatchewan, explores important immunological questions
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AI & digital transformation in cancer care

Artificial intelligence and digital transformation play an important role in improving cancer diagnosis, treatments and increasing cancer survival rates, writes Dee Mathieson, Senior Vice President Linac Service and Managing Director of Elekta Ltd.
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How can next-generation sequencing create treatments for diseases?

In this ebook, we interview Dr Richie Kohman, Synthetic Biology Platform Lead at the Wyss Institute at Harvard, about his work with next-generation sequencing (NGS).

Artificial Intelligence solutions for healthcare delivery

Chaith Kondragunta, CEO at AIRA Matrix Private Limited, details Artificial Intelligence-based solutions that can positively impact prostate cancer outcomes.
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miRNAs in brain cancer therapy – Mighty things from small beginnings grow

Dr Hernando Lopez-Bertoni at the Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of medicine, discusses the development of miRNAs in brain cancer therapy
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PinPoint Data Science – Streamlining Cancer Diagnostics in the NHS

Homegrown innovation in AI cancer diagnostics
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The rise of men with skin cancer: Raising awareness

We spoke to Dr Paul Banwell about the rise of men with skin cancer and how it’s vital to talk about it and raise awareness Dr Paul Banwell is a leading plastic surgeon and highly- regarded expert in skin cancer. He is the Founder and former Head of The Melanoma...
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COVID-19 infection prevention: Resource-restricted setting focus

Zisis Kozlakidis and Dewi Nur Aisyah, explain the renewed focus on resource-restricted settings when it comes to COVID-19 infection prevention
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COVID vaccine: Parental hesitancy for kids with cancer

A survey shows parents of kids with cancer have similar hesitancy rates as the wider population to vaccinate their children against COVID-19.
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miRNA-based therapeutics to treat Glioblastoma at Johns Hopkins Medical Institute in Baltimore

Dr. Hernando Lopez-Bertoni discusses the development of innovative molecular therapeutics using miRNAs to treat high-grade brain tumours.
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Artificial intelligence & other cancer screening innovations

General Manager, Hologic UK and Ireland, keeps us up to speed with grasping the possibilities of AI and other innovations in cancer screening
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Movember: Male cancer and mental health awareness

Wesley Baker, CEO of ANCON Medical, highlights the importance of Movember in raising awareness for male cancer, with particular focus on prostate cancer, and mental health illness.
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Better prognosis identification with prostate cancer urine tests

Researchers at University of East Anglia have discovered that a prostate cancer urine test could improve the identification of men at ‘immediate risk’ of aggressive cancer, offering improved treatment methods.
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Finalising a home test kit for breast cancer patients

A home test kit enabling patients with Breast cancer to test their blood nears its final development stages, with support from the NHS and inventors Entia and Pfizer.
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Early detection of pancreatic cancer – The EUROPAC Research Trial

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, tells us all about the European pancreatic cancer early detection trial (EUROPAC).
October 2021 Asia Analysis

October 2021 Asia Analysis

In this Asia Analysis edition, we hear from UEYAMA Takahiro, Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, who details Japan’s 6th Science, Technology and Innovation Basic Plan: Society 5.0 in Pursuit of Peoples’ Well-being Based on Trust and Sharing.

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