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Researchers develop new nanoparticle system for treating pancreatic cancer 2 February 2016

A nanoparticle drug-delivery system that combines two complementary types of anticancer treatment could improve outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer, according to research published in Nature Nanotechnology.

Epilepsy drug could prevent nerve damage in MS 26 January 2016

An epilepsy drug could lead to a new treatment that protects nerve damage in MS patients, according to research published in the Lancet Neurology.

Donated organs normally discarded could be used to generate new livers 20 January 2016

Donated organs that would normally be discarded as being unsuitable for transplant could be used to generate new livers for transplant and to create human models to better understand liver diseases.

Researchers work with ENT patients to identify key research areas 14 January 2016

Patients with ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions and their families, researchers and healthcare professionals have been working together to identify key areas needing more research.  

Possible risk indicators of sudden death in epilepsy discovered 14 January 2016

Researchers have discovered possible biological indicators to identify those at greatest risk of sudden death in epilepsy.

Bariatric surgery cuts blood pressure and diabetes risk 23 December 2015

Bariatric surgery can cut the risk of developing serious health conditions such as heart attacks and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published this week.