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MRI for prostate cancer diagnosis could change clinical practice 19 March 2018

Using MRI for prostate cancer diagnosis could cut biopsies by 28%, according to research results that could herald a change to current clinical practice.

New algorithm gives better diagnosis of brain and spine tumours 16 March 2018

Researchers have found that a computer based algorithm can better diagnose tumours in the brain and spine.

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Drug preserves use of upper limbs in Multiple Sclerosis 13 March 2018

Research suggests a treatment could preserve use of arms in patients with secondary progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Abnormal protein in the heart of patients referred for minimally invasive heart valve surgery 13 March 2018

A significant proportion of elderly men and women referred for minimially invasive heart valve surgery, also have a build-up of amyloid, causing thickening and stiffening of their hearts.

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Kings Cross stall success for UCL Ear Institute 12 March 2018

UCL Ear Institute researchers were a hit last week with passers-by in Kings Cross station exploring hearing loss.

Money for PPI now available 8 March 2018

The BRC invites applicants to the next round of Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) bursary fund awards.