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Urine test for prostate cancer

Scientists have developed a urine test to diagnose aggressive prostate cancer and predict whether patients will require treatment up to five years earlier than standard clinical methods.

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US city bans e-cigarette sales

San Francisco has become the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes until their health effects are clearer.

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Helpful and harmful gut immune cells

A type of immune cell that contributes to inflammatory bowel disease exists in two forms – “good” and “bad”.

“Cherie is an amazing individual”

The trust’s Amazing People Awards are for staff members who deserve recognition for the amazing work they do.

Lab in the park in Jersey

A mobile virtual laboratory visited Jersey to show islanders the work that is undertaken by biomedical science staff at Jersey General Hospital.

Hayley wins CPD award

This award is granted for the best CPD review return by an IBMS member at Registered Science Technician level, and will be presented to Hayley at IBMS Congress in September.

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Head and neck cancers

A two-year project studied 235 patients in Scotland with head and neck cancer and found that 78% of peopl

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High hopes for pioneering CAR-T

CAR-T, is a personalised medicine, created using a patient’s own cells.

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Obituary: Jim Chapman

Until his retirement, Jim was Senior Chief Biomedical Scientist in histopathology at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

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“Scrap upfront migrant charges”

Up to 500 delegates at the British Medical Association (BMA) annual conference in Belfast backed a motion that said asking overseas visitors to pay made medical staff “complicit” in racis

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Mitochondria DNA discovery

The study describes the architecture of the mitochondrial genome, which shows variation between these cellular batteries, even within the same cell.

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