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Oxford Gene Technology marks World Lupus Day with announcement of novel biomarker panel to support earlier SLE diagnosis

European multidisciplinary conference in thoracic oncology

New data presented at EMCTO showed that first-line therapy with gefitinib (IRESSATM) in Caucasian patients with EGFR mutation-positive advanced NSCLC resulted in an ORR of 70% (95% CI 61-78)

Study confirms Everolimus can overcome Trastuzumab resistance in IN HER-2 positive early breast cancer

A study that aimed to understand how the cancer drug everolimus helps overcome the resistance breast cancers can develop to trastuzumab has...

NanoKTN supports regenerative medicine development

UK regenerative medicine platform (UKRMP) safety hub announced

Researchers discover new explanation for diabetes and poor growth

A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen has taken a significant step towards understanding the reasons for both diabetes...

Imaging the fetus – the history of obstetric ultrasound

To mark one of the most important medical developments to come out of the University of Glasgow in the twentieth century, a new book has been published.

Oncology research and development

PRECOS launch portfolio of techniques and models of acquired resistance to targeted agents and standards of care used in oncology at AACR Annual Meeting 2013

Putting the humanity back into healthcare

An innovative study led by The University of Nottingham is to investigate whether arts and humanities can help improve the mental health and well-being of patients and carers alike.

Scientists create phantom sensations in non-amputees

The sensation of having a physical body is not as self-evident as one might think. Almost everyone who has had an arm or leg amputated experiences a phantom limb: a vivid sensation that the missing limb is still present.

Microscopic dust particles found in underground railways may pose health risk

New research has found that working or travelling on an underground railway for a sustained period of time could have health implications

Strong replacements in medical technology

In the new issue 1//2013 of “driven”, implants and prosthetics take center stage. Learn about the fascinating possibilities of modern...

Sensational success in patients with major depression

For the first time, physicians from the Bonn University Hospital have stimulated patients' medial forebrain bundles.

Diabetes patients need to be consulted to improve treatment

Patients with type 2 diabetes who tailor their own treatment in cooperation with their doctor can reduce their risk of complications such as...

"Unknown" neurological disorder behind Alzheimer´s diagnose

The very serious hereditary disease HDLS was discovered in 1984. Many HDLS patients are still incorrectly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, MS or Parkinson’s disease.

Study reveals risk factors for blood clots in pregnant and postnatal women

Women who have suffered a still birth or have medical conditions including varicose veins, inflammatory bowel disease or heart disease are at greater risk of developing dangerous blood clots after giving birth.

Unique study reveals genetic spelling mistakes that increase the risk of common cancers

More than 80 genetic ’spelling mistakes’ that can increase the risk of breast, prostate and ovarian cancer have been found in a large, international research study within the framework of the EU network COGS.

Next generation warheads in antibody drug conjugates

Spirogen and BioAtla present positive data on next-generation warheads in ADCs against cancer

Practical guide to clinical anaerobic microbiology now available

Anaerobic microbiology specialist, Don Whitley Scientific (DWS) has launched a new publication ‘An Introduction to Clinical Anaerobic...

Researchers successfully map fountain of youth

In collaboration with an international research team, University of Copenhagen researchers have for the first time mapped telomerase, an...

Warning on lack of brain tumour research spend as incidences increase

With more children and people under the age of 40 dying of a brain tumour than any other cancer in the United Kingdom, a leading researcher at Queen’s University Belfast is calling for an increase in spending on vital research.

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