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GSK’s inhaler improves asthma control in ‘real world’ study
15 May 2017
£6m statin trial raises hope drug can be used to treat multiple sclerosis
15 May 2017 • 1 comment
Trial involving almost 1,200 people aims to ‘establish definitively’ whether cholesterol drug can slow disability progressionScientists are hopeful a major drug trial will establish that statins can...
Pfizer to give out breast cancer drug free while awaiting NHS decision
15 May 2017
Pharmaceutical firm says it will offer palbociclib to patients while regulator rules on whether it should be available on NHSA drug described as one of the most important advances in treating breast...
Can you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?
2 May 2017 • 2 comments
Best vegetables for type 2 diabetes
2 May 2017 • 6 comments
People with type 2 diabetes often feel left out at big family meals and at restaurants, but it should not mean having to avoid delicious food. In fact, no food item is strictly forbidden for people...
Osteoarthritis: Knee joint degeneration slowed with weight loss, study confirms
2 May 2017 • 1 comment
Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'
2 May 2017
People with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests.Scientists say it could be because higher levels of a blood-clotting protein are present...
New smartphone app to help asthma sufferers
20 Apr 2017
A unique smartphone app to help people with asthma manage their condition has been developed in part by lung experts at the Nottingham Respiratory Research Unit.The MyAsthma app has been launched on...
Charity to fund MS specialist nurse posts for first time
20 Apr 2017 • 1 comment