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Kinase Inhibitor is Highly Active in MET-amplified Gastric Cancer June 2017 An investigational kinase inhibitor that blocks the MET signaling pathway is highly active and well tolerated in patients with gastric and related cancers that have amplification of the MET gene,... Read More →
Online resource launched for HAE June 2017 Patients with a rare disease called Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) - and their doctors - can find comprehensive information about the condition on a new website, www.AllAboutHAE.com, launched by CSL... Read More →
Scientific opinion paper looks at origins of ovarian cancer to help reduce risk of the disease May 2017 National guidelines on removal of the fallopian tubes, at the time of gynaecological or abdominal surgery, for women who have completed their families, should be considered to reduce the incidence... Read More →
Data on Female Genital Mutilation May 2017 On 16th October HSCIC published the first data on Female Genital Mutilation from acute hospital providers in England. It shows the incidence of FGM in women being treated for both FGM related or non... Read More →
Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk April 2017 Controlling pain during childbirth and post delivery is linked to reduced risk of postpartum depression, says a perinatal psychiatrist, based on a new study. Read More →
Improved Screening For Prostate Cancer April 2017 Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is widely used to detect prostate cancer. The low positive predictive value of elevated PSA results in large numbers of unnecessary prostate biopsies. Researchers set... Read More →
Cell Killing And Resistance In Pre-Operative Breast Cancer Chemotherapy April 2017 Despite the recent development of technologies giving detailed images of tumours in vivo, direct or indirect ways to measure how many cells are actually killed by a treatment or are resistant to it... Read More →
A Systematic Review Of Tests for Lymph Node Status In Primary Endometrial Cancer April 2017 The lymph node status of a patient is a key determinate in staging, prognosis and adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer. Despite this, the potential additional morbidity associated with... Read More →
Evaluation Of The Current Knowledge Limitations In Breast Cancer Research April 2017 A gap analysis was conducted to determine which areas of breast cancer research, if targeted by researchers and funders, could produce the greatest impact on patients.

Fifty six Breast Cancer... Read More →
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression April 2017 Founded in 1981, the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) is a not-for-profit public charity that is primarily concerned with raising funds for the purpose of... Read More →

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NIOSH posts nanotechnology web library May 2017 NIOSH has a new, Web-based Nanoparticle Information Library (NIL) for public use and comment. The new, interactive database...
Study shows UK public are largely unaware of stem cells potential April 2017 A SHORT VIDEO is available to publish to coincide with Stem Cell Awareness Day. New research by YouGov will reveal that...
The Fat Lie March 2017 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of...
Researchers in bowel cancer discovery March 2017 Scientists have discovered how genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease....
Connecting healthcare professionals with information that matters most March 2017 PracticeUpdate's mission is to connect healthcare professionals with news and information that matters most for patient...
Surgical Broadcasting for Physicians, Surgeons and Care Givers February 2017 ORLive is a trusted world source in surgical broadcasting for physicians, surgeons and care givers. It's services are...
Free Medical Books February 2017 Over the next few years, many important medical textbooks are to be made available online, free and in full-text. This...
Study finds HPV from Oral Sex is linked to Throat Cancer November 2016 Oral sex increases the risk of transmitting the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), suggests a new study...
Harm Reduction November 2016 Harm Reduction International's mission is to promote harm reduction on a global basis through an integrated programme of...
Web forum for schizophrenia researchers November 2016 Researchers trying to crack one of medicine's most perplexing unsolved mysteries can now keep abreast of late-breaking...
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