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Leicester and Nottingham scientists discover new gene associated with debilitating lung disease

Leicester and Nottingham scientists discover new gene associated with debilitating lung disease

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Health scientists at the University of Leicester and University of Nottingham have heralded the discovery of a gene associated with lung fibrosis as 'a potential new avenue of treatment for further research into this terrible disease.'
How patients can help future research into a distressing hearing condition

How patients can help future research into a distressing hearing condition

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People who have a little-known hearing disorder called hyperacusis (oversensitivity to sound) are being invited to help guide future research into the condition. Hyperacusis is a distressing problem that can seriously affect the quality of life of around 8% of adults and 4% of children.
Celebrating patients who help breast cancer research

Celebrating patients who help breast cancer research

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In Breast Cancer Awareness Month, researchers are calling for more women diagnosed with breast cancer to join an international clinical trial to investigate possible over-treatment of lymph node spread.
Do cloned Bramleys taste better than grafted Bramleys?

Do cloned Bramleys taste better than grafted Bramleys?

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What's the difference between apple juice made from Bramleys cloned from the original tree and apple juice made from the regular grafted Bramleys?
Gene therapy can cure lameness in horses, research finds

Gene therapy can cure lameness in horses, research finds

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Injecting DNA into injured horse tendons and ligaments can cure lameness, new research involving scientists at Kazan Federal University, Moscow State Academy and The University of Nottingham has found.

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