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Award given to build data ‘bridge’ that could revolutionise precision medicine

Funding awarded by UK Research and Innovation as part of the DARE UK programme, to develop and test a health data ‘bridge’ for researchers to work with combined data.Read more

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Consensus opens door to worldwide improvements in breast cancer radiotherapy treatment

A panel of European experts and patients has identified a way to achieve major changes in the way radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer patients is delivered around the world.Read more

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Omicron may be significantly better at evading vaccine-induced immunity, but less likely to cause severe disease

The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 may be significantly better than previous variants at evading vaccine-induced antibodies, according to new researchRead more

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NICE prostate guidelines updated based on Cambridge research

A Cambridge developed model to risk-categorise prostate cancer has been added to the NICE guidelines.Read more

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PhD Programme for Health Professionals now open for applications

A new programme is offering seven fellowships to clinical health professionals seeking to pursue a successful academic career.Read more

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Com-COV 3 COVID-19 vaccine study calls on teenager volunteers in Cambridgeshire

12 to 16 years old to receive a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, including Cambridgeshire.Read more

Using air filters on hospital wards remove almost all airborne Covid virus

A new study has found placing air filtration machines in COVID-19 wards at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, removed almost all traces of airborne SARS-CoV-2 virus.Read more

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New ground-breaking research that is a potential game-changer for diagnosis and treatment of undiagnosed rare disease patients

In a world-first, new research has shown that whole genome sequencing can uncover new diagnoses for patients with rare diseases. Read more

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Large-scale genetic study reveals new clues for the shared origins of irritable bowel syndrome and mental health disorders

An international study has revealed that IBS symptoms may be caused by the same biological processes in conditions such as anxiety.Read more

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New research shows how our brain uses nutritional state to control growth and age at puberty

Rearchers have discovered how a receptor in the brain detects the nutritional state of the body and regulates the timing of puberty and rate of growth in children.Read more

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Scientists identify the cause of Alzheimer’s progression in the brain

New research has used human data to quantify the speed of different processes that lead to Alzheimer’s disease and found that it develops in a very different way than previously thought.Read more

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Call for 10,000 volunteers in the UK to take part in international breast cancer study

NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre is supporting a large international study to test out a more personalised way to screen for breast cancer and detect it sooner.Read more

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