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21/5/19 - Technique uncovers signs of potentially fatal cardiac arrest
A brain imaging technique has been used for the first time to help identify the signs of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a UK study revealed last night. More

16/5/19 - New £80m programme to research snakebite treatments
An £80 million programme is launched today to revolutionise research into the treatment of snakebites. More

16/5/19 - Liquid biopsy could help to halt metastatic cancer
A liquid biopsy could help to identify cancer patients who are at risk of their disease spreading, a conference heard yesterday (15 May 2019). More

16/5/19 - World's first 'Darwinian' cancer drug programme announced
The world’s first ‘Darwinian’ drug discovery programme, designed to tackle cancer’s ability to evolve resistance to treatment, is to be launched in the UK, it is announced today. More

15/5/19 - Backing for radiotherapy side-effect gel
Hospitals are to be encouraged to use an injectable gel to reduce the side-effects of prostate cancer radiotherapy, it has been announced. More

10/5/19 - Largest UK survey reveals harm of people's drinking
One person in five in England has been affected by someone else’s drinking in a 12-month period, the largest UK survey of its kind reveals today. More

10/5/19 - Stem cell discovery could change vascular disease treatment
UK researchers have discovered a non-intrusive way to generate large quantities of stem cells using only a small amount of blood, it has been announced. More

10/5/19 - Quarter of meditators have 'unpleasant experiences'
A psychiatrist has called for more research into meditation after more than a quarter of people who regularly practise have ‘particularly unpleasant’ psychological experiences related to the practice. More

9/5/19 - Survey reveals ignorance about dying
Public ignorance about dying increases fears about the pain and indignity associated with the event, senior medical academics say today. More

9/5/19 - Welcome for MS drug u-turn
The first drug to slow the development of primary progressive multiple sclerosis is set to be supported for use in the NHS, it was announced today. More

8/5/19 - TB elimination needs political input
Political "indifference" is hindering the success of tuberculosis elimination targets, an expert warned last night. More

7/5/19 - Retinoblastoma gene points to prostate problems
A gene linked to eye cancer may also indicate a man's risk of developing aggressive forms of prostate cancer, British researchers reported last night. More

3/5/19 - Metastatic cells "opportunistic" - new analysis
British researchers have offered a radical new view of how cancers metastasise by getting into the vascular and lymphatic systems. More

3/5/19 - A million have untreated hypertension before 45
More than a million people under the age of 45 have untreated hypertension, according to an analysis published today. More

2/5/19 - Call for more use of medicinal cannabis
Only a tiny number of children with severe epilepsy have been prescribed medicinal cannabis to help ease their symptoms – and the number could be increased, an outspoken academic says today. More

1/5/19 - Gene test predicts breast cancer outcomes
A new test can help predict a breast cancer patient's response to chemotherapy, British doctors have reported. More

29/4/19 - Space tech makes safe walking maps
Space technology is to be directly applied to healthcare in two new projects, it was announced today. More

29/4/19 - Glasgow hears about world obesity challenge
Health care agencies overwhelmingly underestimate efforts made by the obese to lose weight, according to a new international study. More

26/4/19 - Doubts over peanut immunotherapy
So-called immunotherapy has often been hailed as a cure for peanut allergy – but international studies show it does in fact increase rates of anaphylaxis and allergic reactions, according to a new analysis. More

24/4/19 - Hope for repairing foetal membranes
New discoveries could enable successful treatment of ruptured foetal membranes, British researchers have reported. More

24/4/19 - Gene link to cannabis addiction
Genetics plays a role in individual risk of becoming addicted to cannabis, British researchers reported today. More

23/4/19 - New genetic variants linked to obesity
Scientists working on weight-loss therapies have been investigating receptors on cell surfaces called G protein-coupled receptors. More

23/4/19 - NHS to support neurosurgery for hearing impaired infants
Two centres in England are to be funded to provide auditory brainstem implants, it has been announced. More

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