Fungus might play role in Crohn’s disease

A fungus commonly found in human hair follicles also resides in the gut and might play a role in Crohn’s disease, it is reported.

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Second person to be clear of HIV

A UK patient’s HIV has become “undetectable” following a stem cell transplant – in the second case of its kind.

Blood clot discovery

Scientists have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots, which could lead to the development of better treatments to help prevent and treat conditions including heart diseases, stroke and vascular dementia.

Detecting atrial fibrillation

Every year in the UK around 100,000 people have a stroke. More than 40,000 died as a result of the condition in 2015, making it the fourth leading single cause of death.


Hints and tips for interviews

Preparing for an interview can be challenging, especially if you haven’t attended one for a while.

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Obituary: Bill Swainston

Bill started his career at the Bradford Royal Infirmary in 1964 as a Junior Medical Laboratory Technician, rotating through all the areas of pathology before starting in haematology upon

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Letter to the editor

The final item on the page reports an 8% higher chance of death with regular fried food consumption and a 12% increase in the probability of death in those who regularly ate fried chicken

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Champions of Biomedical Science

The champions will be IBMS members who in the past year have shown dedication to the promotion, development and delivery of excellence in biomedical science.