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Cytosponge
Journey of the Cytosponge

How does an idea for a new diagnostic test become a reality? Follow the journey of the cytosponge or ’pill on a string’, a revolutionary new test to detect Barrett’s oesophagus.Read more

World first for AI and machine learning to treat Covid patients worldwide

Researchers across the world have used artificial intelligence to predict Covid patients’ oxygen needs on a global scale.Read more

Cambridge researchers win Croonian Medal and Lecture 2022

Congratulations to our Metabolism, Endocrinology and Bone theme lead, Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly and to Sadaf Farooqi, Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, who have been awarded the Croonian Medal and Lecture 2022 from Read more

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Link between amino acid and a range of common diseases could help predict personal risk

Researchers have identified associations between mitochondrial DNA variants and an amino acid, and effects on the risk of developing a range of common, late-onset illnesses.Read more

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Researchers eye up new gene therapy trial that could reverse hereditary blindness

Restoration of sight from a rare genetic mutation may now become a reality thanks to a prestigious award from the NIHR and Moorfields Eye Charity.Read more

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New gene variants identified that cause hypertension in pregnant women

Researchers have found a unique pair of gene variants that cause sudden onset high blood pressure in pregnant women.Read more

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Artificial pancreas trialled for outpatients with type 2 diabetes for first time

An artificial pancreas could soon help people living with type 2 diabetes and who also require kidney dialysis.Read more

Genomics front and centre in blood matching

The international Blood transfusion Genomics Consortium launches to expand cutting-edge genomics for more accurate blood typing.Read more

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Updated risk model helps doctors predict and prevent cardiovascular disease

Research developing the European Society of Cardiology cardiovascular disease risk prediction calculator to aid efforts to reduce the burden of CVD in Europe.Read more

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Cambridge GPs launch ‘pill on a string’ cancer check

A Cambridge device to spot early signs of cancer is being trialled for the first time to GP patients in the UK.Read more

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Cambridge researchers win government funding for their artificial intelligence (AI) technologies

Technologies developed by Cambridge researchers that use artificial intelligence to speed up diagnosis and improve patient care have been successful in the latest round of the £140million Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Read more

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A single gene could be the reason why some of us carry an extra 30 pounds of fat

New research has found that one in every 340 people might carry a mutation in a single gene that makes them more likely to carry extra weight. Read more

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