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NHS hope for histology independent cancer drugs
January 17th 2020 - The NHS in England is close to approving its first histology independent cancer treatment, regulators said today.

Patients lose sight because of "inadequate eye services"
January 10th 2020 - Inadequate hospital eye services in England are contributing to dozens of patients losing their sight because of treatment delays, according to an official investigation.

Chemotherapy reduction for male cancer patients
January 3rd 2020 - Men who undergo surgery for testicular cancer may be able to halve the amount of preventative chemotherapy they take, British researchers have reported.

Mosquito leg clue to net success
December 27th 2019 - Mosquitoes that develop drug resistance may have specific mechanisms in their legs that enable them to survive treated bed nets, according to British researchers.

Cholera cases down
December 20th 2019 - The world experienced a significant reduction in cholera cases last year, according to new figures.

Anastrozole recommended for some post-menopausal women to stop cancer
December 13th 2019 - Anastrozole should be the preventive drug recommended for post-menopausal women at increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to the findings of a new international study today.

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Lung condition linked to body clock
December 2019 - The circadian clock may have an effect on their risk of developing pulmonary fibrosis, researchers have reported.

Patients feel 'overloaded' with information
November 2019 - Many patients about to undergo a heart procedure do not understand or remember the information they receive about it, according to a UK study.

Calorie labelling has small impact - is it enough?
October 2019 - Policy-makers should not be deterred by evidence of the limited impact of calorie labelling in fast food outlets, British experts said today.

Placebos may not be placebo - analysis
September 2019 - Clinical researchers should give more information about placebos - as sometimes they may be more active than described, according to an analysis published today.

HRT cancer link "not new"
August 2019 - Women who take menopausal hormone therapy face a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to the findings of a major study published today.

Lyme disease more common than believed
July 2019 - The number of cases of tick-borne Lyme disease in the UK have been significantly underestimated, according to an analysis published 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.

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.

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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.