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New figures reveal ‘persisting’ increase in diabetes-related amputations

New figures from Diabetes UK have revealed a 'persisting' increase in diabetes-related amputations. The analysis found that there were 27,465 diabetes-related lower limb amputations in...
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Austerity impacts health inequalities in England

Ten years after his landmark review of health inequalities in England, Professor Sir Michael Marmot, has published Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review...
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NHS Discharge Medicines Service to help patients avoid hospital readmission

From July, the NHS Discharge Medicines Service will come into action meaning hospitals will be able to refer patients who would benefit from extra...
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First patients receive gene therapy for blindness on NHS

The first patients have begun gene therapy for blindness on the NHS as part of NHS Long Term Plan. Babies born with an inherited retinal...
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Consultation on next phase of Acute Data Alignment Programme

NHS Digital and the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) have launched a consultation as part of the next phase of the Acute Data Alignment...
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Map of breast cancer reveals how mutations shape the tumour landscape

Scientists have created a detailed map of breast cancer ever achieved, revealing how genetic changes shape the physical tumour landscape, according to research funded...
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NICE recommends wireless device for overactive bladder treatment

In new draft guidance, NICE has recommended a rechargeable wireless device for overactive bladder treatment. It is estimated around 19% of people in the UK...
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NPA responds to NICE’s community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing consultation

The NPA has responded positively to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) consultation on a quality standard for Community pharmacies: promoting...
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NICE guideline on acute coronary syndromes

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published a draft updated guideline on acute coronary syndromes to improve survival and quality of...
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New data finds 4.8 million people living with diabetes

The number of people living with diabetes reaches 4.8 million, people with type 2 diabetes are 50% more likely to die prematurely and Diabetes UK...

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Life sciences industry releases COVID-19 testing and diagnostics FAQs

The life sciences industry released a joint statement on COVID-19 testing and diagnostics along with useful COVID-19 testing and diagnostics FAQs. The FAQs have been...
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Life sciences’ COVID-19 testing and diagnostics statement

The life sciences industry has released a joint statement on COVID-19 testing and diagnostics as the Government confirms that testing capacity will increase. The statement...
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Rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test to be deployed in hospitals

A new rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by a University of Cambridge spinout company and capable of diagnosing the infection in under 90 minutes,...

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Rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test to be deployed in hospitals

A new rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by a University of Cambridge spinout company and capable of diagnosing the infection in under 90 minutes,...
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UPDATED: MHRA guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)

The MHRA is producing guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) for industry. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is working closely with Department of Health...
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Synairgen to start trial of SNG001 in COVID-19

Respiratory drug discovery and development company Synairgen has received expedited approvals from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and Health Research Authority...
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Interim analysis data for Siltuximab-Treated COVID-19 Patients study

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