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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 begins world-first COVID-19 vaccine booster study

Researchers in Cambridge have welcomed their first participants in a new UK study to understand the effects of a ‘booster’ dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.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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World-first covid-19 vaccine booster study launches in Eastern region

Volunteers from the East of England will soon be able to receive a third ‘booster’ COVID-19 vaccine through a new Government-funded clinical trial.Read more

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IBD BioResource – Celebrating 5 years of its contribution to Crohn’s and Colitis research

The NIHR IBD BioResource marks their fifth year of helping to transform the research in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Read more

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Join us in supporting International Clinical Trials Day

Every year 20 May is celebrated by healthcare workers, researchers, patients and communities around the world to mark International Clinical Trials Day.
On this day in 1747, ship surgeon James Lind started what Read more

Cambridge clinical researchers elected Fellows of the Royal Society

Two NIHR Cambridge BRC clinical researchers, Prof. Sadaf Farooqi and Prof. David Rowitch, have been elected as Royal Society Fellows.Read more

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Ability of multi-drug resistant infection to evolve within cystic fibrosis patients highlights need for rapid treatment

Researchers have tracked how a multi-drug resistant organism is able to evolve and spread widely among cystic fibrosis patients Read more

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Differing immune responses discovered in asymptomatic cases and those with severe COVID-19

A UK-wide study part-funded by the NIHR has identified differences in people’s immune responses to COVID-19, depending on whether they have no symptoms or more serious reactions to the virus.Read more

Save your energy! New tool shows algorithms’ environmental impact

Data science and artificial intelligence are transforming UK healthcare – but at an environmental cost.
The data centres housing the supercomputers that run the algorithms account for 100 megatonnes of CO2 emissions every Read more

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