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Blood cancer is associated with considerably higher healthcare costs than other cancers

Blood cancer is associated with considerably higher healthcare costs than other cancers

The Lancet Hematology, report that the cost of treating blood cancers is twice that for treating other cancers.

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Neutrons key to discovering new HIV drugs?

Neutron crystallography allows us to determine the three-dimensional structures of biological macromolecules, such as proteins, by means of the diffraction of neutrons from the regularly spaced atoms of a crystal.

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New SACN guidelines recommend daily 10mcg intake of Vitamin D

New SACN guidelines recommend daily 10mcg intake of Vitamin D

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has published a report advising that anybody aged over one year should have a vitamin D intake of 10 micrograms a day throughout the year.

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Self-care: achieving accessibility safely

Self-care can be broadly defined to include measures taken by an individual in the pursuit of obtaining or maintaining good health. It ranges from healthy eating and exercise to good hygiene practices to appropriate use of products such as dietary supplements and over-the-counter medicines to accessing health promoting services

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Are your sunglasses safe?

People need to be careful that they buy sunglasses from reputable retailers, because sunglasses bought at street markets or on the beach may not carry those CE marks and may not provide the full protection element from UV light.

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Preventing sudden unexpected infant deaths

SIDS is the sudden, unexpected death of a baby, usually during sleep, the majority of which are between about 2 weeks and 7-8 months. Despite thorough investigation, including a detailed post-mortem and investigation of circumstances, no adequate cause is found.

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Health A to Z

There is hope for those with tinnitus

Although our knowledge and understanding of tinnitus still has a long way to go, in the last few years research has improved its grasp on tinnitus, and as such we are heading in a more positive direction for sufferers.

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Sarcomas, latest developments in diagnosis and treatment

Sarcomas are rare tumours of connective tissue, and as a result they can affect any part of the body. These are tumours of fat, nerves, bone, tendons, muscle and skin.

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Living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a debilitating and fatal lung disease that affects approximately 3 million people worldwide. Despite the condition killing more people every year than some cancers it remains relatively unheard of, frequently misdiagnosed and little understood.

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The Risks of Prediabetes

While many are familiar with type 2 diabetes, few are aware of prediabetes, a serious health condition that affects 86 million Americans (more than one in three adults) and often leads to type 2 diabetes.

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Hidden signs of heart problems

Since 1 in 4 deaths in the UK are related to a heart or circulatory disease, addressing heart health is a concern of national importance. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men over 50, and an estimated 7 million of us are living with an undiagnosed risk factor – high blood pressure.

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New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

Demodex mites are one of the most challenging problems that ophthalmologists and optometrists face in the routine care of their patients.

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