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01/09/2014
By: Presswatch
NHS and Health Sector News
Millions of obese children and teenagers could be at risk from high blood pressure, according to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona; Charities have warned the government that patient health is at the mercy of a fragmentary health system which is obsessed with bureaucracy; Other families will face choices such as that faced by Ashya King's parents if better treatments for cancer are not available on the NHS, argues Sarah Boseley; Young women are uncomfortable using terminology to talk about their gynaecological health, according to research by The Eve Appeal.
 
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01/09/2014
The Independent
By: Presswatch
Child deaths from cancer drop 20%
The number of child deaths from cancer has fallen by 22% over the past decade, according to Cancer Research UK.
 
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01/09/2014
Wall Street Journal
By: Presswatch
New Treatment for Ebola Virus Cures Infected Monkeys
ZMapp has cured rhesus monkeys five days after they were inoculated with a lethal dose of the ebola virus, according to a study published in Nature.
 
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01/09/2014
The Times
By: Presswatch
Call e-cigarettes nicotine sticks, urge campaigners
The Royal Society for Public Health has called for e-cigarettes to be renamed nicotine sticks, in order to make them less attractive to young people.
 
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01/09/2014
The Times
By: Presswatch
Computer will save needless knee surgery
Researchers at the University of Bath have developed a semi-automated computer programme to assess the condition of a knee replacement, in order to reduce the number of revisions and improve the success of replacements.
 
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01/09/2014
By: Presswatch
Novartis heart drug shows promise
Novartis' LCZ696 could replace the current standard treatment for heart failure following successful clinical trials of the drug.
 
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