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Scientists at London's Royal Free Hospital have used nanotechnology to develop a bypass graft from a polymer material. The synthetic graft mimics the...

EU patent settlements under suspicion

The European Commission is to investigate deals between pharmaceutical companies and generics manufacturers. Citing EU antitrust rules, the Commission has asked certain pharmaceutical companies...

Hospital automates acute care

A new suite of acute care automation solutions has helped a Surrey hospital to improve both its productivity and its patient safety. ...

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