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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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Expert international team appointed to design Cambridge Children’s Hospital

Expert international team appointed to design Cambridge Children’s Hospital

The project design team who will draw up plans for Cambridge Children’s Hospital was announced today. The team will be led by...

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Life-saving work of two Cambridge hospitals portrayed in award-winning BBC documentary series

Life-saving work of two Cambridge hospitals portrayed in award-winning BBC documentary series

The extraordinary work of surgical teams at Royal Papworth Hospital and Addenbrooke’s Hospital will feature in the forthcoming BBC series...

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Cambridge South station preferred location selected

Cambridge South station preferred location selected

Network Rail has identified the preferred location of the proposed new railway station for Cambridge South. The chosen location...

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Rare Diseases Project team wins national award

Rare Diseases Project team wins national award

A project to help with the identification, diagnosis and treatment of the one in 17 people in the UK who have a rare disease has won the...

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