A very dangerous hare was set running last year when it was suggested Alzheimer’s could be “caught” from blood transfusions. It can’t, but the alarm was sounded when researchers at University College London warned that some patients who had contracted CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob … Read More
The benefits of CT scans outweigh the risks as they help doctors diagnose conditions more accurately
For several years doctors have been concerned about the side effects of CT scans which use a much higher dose of radiation than your common or garden X-ray. The pay-off is CT scans give much finer results of what’s going … Read More
Could liquid aspirin fight brain cancers?
Aspirin is a very simple substance. Its chemical structure is so tiny that, compared to molecular monsters like proteins and carbohydrates, it can cross the “blood-brain barrier” – an obstacle that has so far stopped cancer drugs reaching and attacking … Read More
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