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Prostate cancer breakthrough: New blood test could help thousands

Scientists said the discovery could lead to a “paradigm shift in the way we diagnose prostate cancer”.  More than 47,000 men are ­diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK. Current ­prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing spots tumours early but has a high rate of false positives. When a high PSA level in the blood is detected, a… Read More »

Breakthrough Treatment Could Protect People With Peanut Allergies

There are no treatment options approved for peanut allergy, which is commonly found in American children. But new findings presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting and published in The New England Journal of Medicine reveal that a therapy to protect people with this allergy is awaiting review… Read More »