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Fri June 24th - In the first year of the vaccination programme, COVID-19 vaccines prevented about 20 million deaths globally, according to an analysis published today. More
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Reduced long COVID risk with Omicron
June 17th 2022 - Individuals contracting the Omicron variant are less likely to develop long COVID than those who had the Delta variant, new analysis published last night has found.

Use of AI in health care must be regulated, says report
June 10th 2022 - A report on the use of artificial intelligence in health settings has called for clear ethical standards and guidance to protect patients.

COVID vaccine brands unrelated to efficacy
June 3rd 2022 - COVID-19 vaccination works equally well if an individual receives the same type of injection or a mixture of different brands, according to a wide-ranging analysis published today.

New treatment hope after T cell activation discovery
May 27th 2022 - Links between more than 100 genes and immune-system related diseases have been identified for the first time, offering hope of new therapies, British scientists say.

Genes can predict response to arthritis treatment
May 20th 2022 - Molecular profiling can help to predict the effectiveness of specific drug treatments on rheumatoid arthritis, British researchers have reported.

Half of hospitalised COVID patients have symptoms after two years
May 13th 2022 - Half of people who were hospitalised with COVID-19 have at least one symptom two years later, Chinese research has found.


COVID-19 led to global decline of cardiac services
May 2022 - Cardiac services around the world suffered substantial disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a major new study out today shows.

Try exercise with osteoarthritis - NICE
April 2022 - Osteoarthritis symptoms can be eased with exercise – and can help to improve quality of life, according to new draft guidelines from NICE, published today.

Access to opioids reveals global disparities
March 2022 - Significant disparities exist globally when it comes to access to opioid painkillers, a new UK study shows today.

Genetic variant behind more serious disease outcomes
February 2022 - Scientists have explained why a common genetic variant worsens disease outcomes for people with adult-onset neurodegenerative diseases, it has been announced.

Antibiotic link to colorectal cancer risk
January 2022 - Regular use of antibiotics may increase the risk of developing colon cancer, according to a new British study.

Cancer deaths increased pre-pandemic
December 2021 - Global cases of cancer increased significantly in the last decade, according to a major analysis published last night.


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.

A sculpture places a shadow over Westminster Abbey, London, as psychiatrists speak outCreativity or mental chaos - debated at international psychiatric conference
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.

Bubble baby gene therapist Alain Fischer Curing bubble babies
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.

Childbirth and pregnancy - Steering a safe course. October 1998.

Childbirth and pregnancy - Original feature. March 1998

Discussion on the HRT - Cancer controversy - From February 2000.

Medicine & The Media - The breast cancer/HRT controversy. October 1997.

Human engine oil? - The conflicting evidence? From January 1998.