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UK Ebola patient gets test drug

UK Ebola patient gets test drug

unable to retrieve full-text contentThe British volunteer nurse William Pooley, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, has been given the experimental drug ZMapp. Continue reading

Briton begins UK treatment for Ebola

Briton begins UK treatment for Ebola

unable to retrieve full-text contentDoctors at a London hospital have begun treating a British man who contracted the Ebola virus while volunteering as a nurse in Sierra Leone. Continue reading

British Ebola patient to fly to UK

British Ebola patient to fly to UK

unable to retrieve full-text contentA British national who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is being flown back to the UK on an RAF jet, the UK Department for Health says. Continue reading

Briton in Sierra Leone ‘has Ebola’

Briton in Sierra Leone ‘has Ebola’

unable to retrieve full-text contentA British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, the Department of Health says. Continue reading

Treatment developed by biologists shows promise in fighting fibrotic disease

Treatment developed by biologists shows promise in fighting fibrotic disease

A decade after first identifying serum amyloid P (SAP) as a key protein in human blood that controls routine tissue-related processes from scarring to healing, two Texas A&M University scientists and the biotechnology company they co-founded continue to make encouraging progress in the fight against fibrotic disease, a broad class of chronic conditions associated with an estimated 45 percent of U.S. deaths per year. Texas A&M biologists Richard Gomer and Darrell Pilling have collaborated in recent years on several SAP-related advances, from establishing Promedior Inc Continue reading

Treatment developed by biologists shows promise in fighting fibrotic disease

Treatment developed by biologists shows promise in fighting fibrotic disease

A decade after first identifying serum amyloid P (SAP) as a key protein in human blood that controls routine tissue-related processes from scarring to healing, two Texas A&M University scientists and the biotechnology company they co-founded continue to make encouraging progress in the fight against fibrotic disease, a broad class of chronic conditions associated with an estimated 45 percent of U.S. deaths per year. Texas A&M biologists Richard Gomer and Darrell Pilling have collaborated in recent years on several SAP-related advances, from establishing Promedior Inc Continue reading

BMJ ‘right’ in statins claims row

BMJ ‘right’ in statins claims row

unable to retrieve full-text contentAn investigation backs the British Medical Journal’s handling of two controversial and inaccurate articles it published on the harms of cholesterol-reducing statins. Continue reading

BMJ ‘right’ in statins claims row

BMJ ‘right’ in statins claims row

unable to retrieve full-text contentAn investigation backs the British Medical Journal’s handling of two controversial and inaccurate articles it published on the harms of cholesterol-reducing statins. Continue reading

Cancer blood test moves step closer

Cancer blood test moves step closer

unable to retrieve full-text contentA British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say. Continue reading

Pre-diabetes label ‘worthless’

Pre-diabetes label ‘worthless’

unable to retrieve full-text contentLabelling people as having pre-diabetes is “unhelpful and unnecessary”, UK and US researchers write in the British Medical Journal. Continue reading