• UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic

    Added On : 21st May 2017

    How the final proton beam therapy room will lookA key component of the UK's first high-energy proton beam machine has been delivered to its new home in Newport.

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  • Researchers consider Zika virus for brain cancer treatment

    Added On : 20th May 2017

    Can the Zika virus treat brain cancer? Researchers in the U.K. are set to test whether the Zika virus can fight difficult-to-treat brain cancer by attacking its cells, potentially opening up new pathways to treat the aggressive disease. Researchers will focus on glioblastoma, which is the most common form of brain cancer and has a five-year survival rate of 5 percent, Reuters reported.

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  • Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live

    Added On : 19th May 2017

    Image result for Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety LiveUnusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

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  • 'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'

    Added On : 18th May 2017

    sketches of people of different weightsThe idea that people can be fat but medically fit is a myth, say experts speaking in Portugal.

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  • Energy drinks may be risky for people with genetic heart condition

    Added On : 17th May 2017

    Ash Pollard/ShutterstockConsuming energy drinks may be particularly risky for people with a certain genetic heart condition, a new study from Australia suggests.

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  • Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk

    Added On : 16th May 2017

    Image result for Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure RiskWomen whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

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  • Baby brain scans reveal trillions of neural connections

    Added On : 15th May 2017

    brain scansUK scientists have released the first batch of "groundbreaking" medical scans that reveal step-by-step how the human brain develops in babies.

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  • Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss

    Added On : 14th May 2017

    Image result for Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing LossOlder age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

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  • 'Heart attack risk' for common painkillers

    Added On : 13th May 2017

    Image result for 'Heart attack risk' for common painkillersA fresh study suggests there may be a link between taking high doses of common anti-inflammatory painkillers - such as ibuprofen - and heart attacks.

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  • Robot completes delicate eye surgery in first

    Added On : 11th May 2017

    air009/ShutterstockIn a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye , greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina . Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the affected eye.

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