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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 →
Impaired Heart Rate Recovery Is Associated With New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation March 2017 Autonomic dysfunction appears to play a significant role in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF), and impaired heart rate recovery (HRR) during exercise treadmill testing (ETT) is a known... Read More →
Accessing Information On Genetic Diseases March 2017 NLM's National Center for Biotechnology Information has collaborated with the Genetic Alliance to launch a website feature designed to help patients, care givers, health professionals, and others... Read More →
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) November 2016 New guidelines have been issued on the prevention of secondary disease have been developed following a review of the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease.

Haemophilus influenzae serotype b... Read More →

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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...
Insight into effects of dementia August 2016 Medical professionals are able to detect subtle changes in the quality of life of people with mild dementia, thanks to a...
Collaborating with the BCSC: Guidance for Investigators August 2016 The BCSC Research Resource is accepting proposals from researchers who wish to collaborate with the Consortium using our...
Database provides information on everyday products August 2016 The US National Institutes of Health produces a consumer's guide that provides easy-to-understand information on the...
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