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Under the microscope: hypothyroidism

This month: hypothyroidism

“Superbug spreading undetected”

A superbug resistant to all known antibiotics is spreading undetected through hospital wards across the world, it is claimed.

Embedding genomics in the NHS

Genomics England is beginning a dialogue to explore public aspirations, concerns and expectations about the development of genomics and genomic medicine in the UK.

Public urged to take heart age test

Public Health England (PHE) is calling for adults across the country to take a free, online Heart Age Test, which will provide an immediate estimation of their “heart age”.

President’s prize winners

These prizes are awarded to students graduating from IBMS-accredited BSc Hons programmes who have achieved academic distinction

Liquid biopsy and mathematical modelling

An evolutionary model utilising serial blood samples from patients with advanced colorectal cancer treated with anti-EGFR therapies in a phase II trial could predict personalised waiting time for progression.

Early results for gene editing study

Early, partial results from a historic gene editing study indicate that the treatment may be safe and having at least some of its hoped-for effect.

New leukaemia treatment for children

The NHS will be able to offer children a new cancer therapy labelled the “most exciting treatment advance for decades”.

Obituary: Eve Woodbridge Fibms

Eve always wanted to study biomedical science. 

October news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

Scotland quality management

The IBMS Scottish Quality Management Discussion Group will hold the autumn meeting in the Teacher Building in Glasgow on 16 November.

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