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14/Mar/2019

New cholesterol-lowering drug shows promise

13/Mar/2019

Online tool helps men choose best prostate cancer treatment

"Prostate cancer patients could be spared needless surgery thanks to NHS risk calculator," reports the Sun. UK researchers have developed a tool to estimate a man's chances of surviving 15 years after a prostate cancer diagnosis, based on age, cancer type and other health problems.
12/Mar/2019

Eye test can pick up Alzheimer's, study claims

Alzheimer's could be caught early with simple eye test, according to the Daily Telegraph on a study looking at scans of the blood vessels in the retina of people with the condition.
07/Mar/2019

'Small' increase in risk of Alzheimer's disease with HRT use, study suggests

"HRT may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests" the Telegraph online reports
06/Mar/2019

Stem cell cancer treatment leaves man 'free' of HIV

"UK patient 'free' of HIV after stem cell treatment," reports BBC News. Doctors report that a man with HIV, who was given a stem cell transplant to treat his blood cancer, has no detectable signs of HIV 18 months after stopping anti-HIV treatment. The man had Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system (a key part of our immune system).
05/Mar/2019

'No link between MMR and autism,' major study finds

"The MMR jab does not lead to autism: Scientists debunk controversial theory yet again," reports the Mail Online. A major study has confirmed yet again that there's no link between autism and the MMR vaccine, which protects against measles, mumps and rubella.
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90 Flanderwell Lane, Sunnyside, Rotherham, S66 3QT
Superintendent Pharmacist: Mustafa Bhaiji