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Revolutionising Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

Revolutionising Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

[box] Utsav Radia shines a light on research into the treatment of Multiple Myeloma [/box] Scientists at Imperial, led by Professor Guido Franzoso, have developed a new drug to be used in patients with multiple myeloma, a rare type of cancer affecting 4,800 new people every year in the UK. Multiple myeloma results from the proliferation of cancerous antibody-secreting cells […]

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Stem Cells to Rescue Stroke Patients

[box] Utsav Radia explains the science behind promising future stroke treatment [/box] Every year, there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK, costing the economy a whopping £7 billion. Last year, 19,710 people were admitted to hospital following a stroke in the UK. It is predicted that 20% of strokes are fatal – those that survive fall prey to the […]

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Medical Firsts!

Medical Firsts!

[box] Features Editor, Anne Tan, reveals the key building blocks on the road to modern medicine [/box]   The first person to organise medical teaching: Hippocrates (460-370 BC) was the first man to organise medical teaching and make medicine a distinct discipline. He is often seen as the father of western medicine as he revolutionised it. He did so by […]

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