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National drug trial to prevent deaths after Covid patients leave hospital

National drug trial to prevent deaths after Covid patients leave hospital

A UK-wide study is being launched to reduce the number of people who die in the months following a stay in hospital with Covid-19. The...

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New Vision for Cambridge Biomedical Campus Launched

New Vision for Cambridge Biomedical Campus Launched

Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) is launching a new vision for the campus, with a request for the people of Cambridge to get directly...

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Pandemic restrictions aggravating known triggers for self-harm and poor mental health among children and young people

Pandemic restrictions aggravating known triggers for self-harm and poor mental health among children and young people

Writing in The BMJ, Professor Tamsin Ford at the University of Cambridge and colleagues say deterioration in mental health is clearest...

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Sugar purchased in soft drinks fell 10% following introduction of industry levy

Sugar purchased in soft drinks fell 10% following introduction of industry levy

While the volume of soft drinks purchased did not change, the amount of sugar in those drinks was 30g lower per household per week, which...

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Genomics study identifies routes of transmission of coronavirus in care homes

Genomics study identifies routes of transmission of coronavirus in care homes

Genomic surveillance – using information about genetic differences between virus samples – can help identify how SARS-CoV-2 spreads in...

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Ramesh’s pride at joining Covid vaccination programme

Ramesh’s pride at joining Covid vaccination programme

A senior member of staff at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust has spoken of his pride over his role in vaccinating...

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Single dose of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine reduces asymptomatic infections and potential for SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Single dose of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine reduces asymptomatic infections and potential for SARS-CoV-2 transmission

New data from Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge suggests that a single dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine can reduce by 75% the number...

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Health Data Research Hub for IBD creates new animation

Health Data Research Hub for IBD creates new animation

Today, Gut Reaction, the Health Data Research Hub for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) launches a new animation to explain how patient...

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Can a tapeworm drug boost protection from Covid-19 for high-risk kidney patients?

Can a tapeworm drug boost protection from Covid-19 for high-risk kidney patients?

UK researchers are launching a clinical trial to investigate if the drug niclosamide, usually used to treat tapeworms, can prevent...

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Lab-grown ‘mini-bile ducts’ used to repair human livers in regenerative medicine first

Lab-grown ‘mini-bile ducts’ used to repair human livers in regenerative medicine first

Scientists have used a technique to grow bile duct organoids – often referred to as ‘mini-organs’ – in the lab and shown that these can...

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Second breakthrough in Covid RECOVERY

Second breakthrough in Covid RECOVERY

A UK study involving Addenbrooke's patients has found that an anti-inflammatory drug reduces the chances of severely ill patients dying...

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£65 million life science building given green light at Cambridge Biomedical Campus

£65 million life science building given green light at Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Liberty Property Trust, a Prologis company, and Countryside Properties, the developers of the hugely successful Cambridge Biomedical...

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