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August 10th 2018 - The cancer cells responsible for the most common childhood and adult kidney cancers have been identified, British researchers announced last night.

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August 3rd 2018 - An estimated 138 million women across the world suffer from recurrent thrush, according to a research review by University of Manchester scientists.

Hepatitis Day's elimination aim
July 27th 2018 - World Hepatitis Day is to centre on Mongolia tomorrow as the country grapples with high rates of infection.

Diet, but not supplements, prevents cancer - studies
July 20th 2018 - A healthy diet may help prevent cancer – but some supplements and alternative therapies offer no benefits, according to a series of studies reported today.

Heatwave horsefly risk warning
July 13th 2018 - High levels of horseflies amid the human population could test the limits of antibiotics, campaigners warn today.

Risk-based breast screening would 'reduce over-diagnosis'
July 6th 2018 - Targeted breast-screening programmes that are based on women's risk levels would be cost-effective and reduce over-diagnosis, researchers said last night.

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Cannabis medicine hope for pancreatic cancer
July 2018 - Researchers have hailed a “remarkable” research finding that could have a significant impact on people being treated for pancreatic cancer.

Call for consultation on Down's screening ethics
June 2018 - Britain needs a proper national consultation on the use of the new non-invasive pre-natal tests for risk of Down’s syndrome, doctors have said.

Gene increases alcohol cardiomyopathy risk
May 2018 - A gene variant linked to heart failure may amplify the risks from alcohol drinking, British researchers have reported.

NAT10 defence for genetic disease?
April 2018 - A potential target has been identified that could benefit sufferers of a rare genetic disease that causes premature ageing.

Muscle mutation linked to SIDS
March 2018 - A rare genetic mutation affecting the muscles controlling the lungs may be responsible for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, researchers report today.

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Ovary transplant babyOvary transplant baby born
September 24th 2004 - The first baby has been born to a woman who underwent an ovary transplant, it was announced today.

Celebrations and questions over Tamara birth
September 27th 2004 - The birth of a baby to a woman who had an ovarian transplant has created hope for dozens of others - despite some scientific scepticism.

Sydney Opera HouseBioterrorism alert as physicians from Australasia and Thailand meet
May 6th - 8th 2002 - News Special from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Brisbane.

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July 9th 2001 - The links between psychiatry and the arts are to be celebrated at a conference which starts in London today.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists has teamed up with the World Psychiatric Association to stage the event: "2001: A Mind Odyssey".

Mad cow disease report - Lord Phillips Cover-ups that led to spread of mad cow disease
October 26th 2000 - The epidemic of so-called mad cow disease in the United Kingdom probably sprang from a genetic mutation in an animal in the early 1970s, according to a government report.

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June 27th 2000 - Two doctors spoke today of the remarkable treatments they have devised for two once incurable blood conditions - and how they hoped they could lead to more cures.

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