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Patient sitting in a chair while a nurse sorts out a chemotherapy tube in their hand.

Giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts the risk of the disease coming back, according to the results of a new clinical trial.

healthcare professional struggling to communicate with patients whilst wearing full PPE

Patients taking an immunosuppressant drug for rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases do not appear to be at higher risk of serious outcomes from COVID-19 infection as long as they are vaccinated.

Woman sitting on the sofa looking exhausted

A pacing rehabilitation programme that helps people with long COVID reduce their symptoms and increase activity levels has shown “impressive” results, say scientists.

A doctor and a patient discussing medication

One in five GPs could be unwilling to prescribe aspirin to patients with a cancer-causing syndrome, despite national guidelines advising it, new research has found. 

handrying

Leeds researchers explored whether act of hand drying, and the method used, could lead to formation of aerosols