New research published in the Lancet and funded and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has come to important conclusions about screening women for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs).
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Baby’s sex affects the mother’s metabolism and may influence the risk of pregnancy-related complications
The sex of a baby controls the level of small molecules known as metabolites in the pregnant mother’s blood, which may explain why risks of some diseases in pregnancy vary depending whether the Read more
Six months of Herceptin could be as effective as 12 months for some women with HER2 positive breast cancer
For women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research.
Have you thought about signing up to the NIHR BioResource as a healthy volunteer?
As far as clinical research is concerned, it could be one of the best things you ever do!
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The NIHR Cambridge BRC is offering all research staff a training session on Patient and Public Involvement.
The half-day session will provide staff with an introduction to Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Read more
Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Part-funded by the British Heart Read more
Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition – pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) – that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs.
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