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A digital assessment portal to streamline and improve the process for developers seeking to have their app included on the NHS Apps Library has launched.

NHS Apps Library assessment portal launches

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More convenient cancer screening services must be rolled out

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NHS WiFi now available to millions of patients

NHS WiFi now available to millions of patients

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Seven out of ten people feel overwhelmed by the demands of living with diabetes

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Political attitudes to prevention in the NHS

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New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

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New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford.

New insight into microRNA function can give gene therapy a boost

New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford. They have shown that...

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