London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

MyHealthcare Clinic has recently been awarded London’s best private healthcare clinic 2019 by GHP for its efforts in revolutionising private healthcare in London. The family run business is making first class private healthcare accessible and affordable with comprehensive membership plans. With clinics in Wandsworth and Fulham, MyHealthcare Clinic offers medical,...

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AI in healthcare

AI in healthcare

A data-driven future is on healthcare’s horizon with ninety percent of NHS jobs set to require digital skills in the next twenty years. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could save 5.7m hours of GPs time across the country, according to a recent report led by Dr Eric Topol, Founder of...

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Five key things all hip replacement patients should be aware of

Five key things all hip replacement patients should be aware of

Annually, over 90,000 people in the UK require a hip replacement. The procedure has previously had a reputation for being a painful, major surgical operation with a long recovery period. In consequence, many people are anxious about the prospect of hip replacement, and the impact that it may have on...

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Cancer scientist captures moment of metastasis and wins image competition

Cancer scientist captures moment of metastasis and wins image competition

A researcher has been crowned the winner of the annual Science and Medical Image Competition held by The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) for capturing the transformative ‘metastasis’ process of cancer cells infiltrating blood vessels.  The remarkable yet terrifying sight is called ‘extravasation’ where cancer cells move out of a...

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Cancer research, homelessness and prison pregnancy peer-groups triumph in New Year’s honours

Cancer research, homelessness and prison pregnancy peer-groups triumph in New Year’s honours

Professor Melvyn Greaves of the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has been honoured for his vital work for leukaemia research, along with Dennis Rogers, for spearheading a mentor-scheme which bridges the gap between the homeless community and medical experts, and Diana Parkinson for collaborating with midwives to create a new...

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Cancer survival rates increasing

Cancer survival rates increasing

Statistics have shown fifty percent of cancer patients will survive for at least ten years or be cured but researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) are determined to make further progress through their discoveries. The ICR headquarters in Kensington is one of the world’s most influential cancer research...

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Museum of Brands kickstarts wellbeing program for people with dementia

Museum of Brands kickstarts wellbeing program for people with dementia

There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and 225,000 more will develop the disease this year, according to Alzheimer’s Society. The Museum of Brands will be starting a two-year initiative to enhance the wellbeing of people living with dementia. ‘Brand Memories’ will offer training for those affected...

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Fundraising fancy dress for cancer

Fundraising fancy dress for cancer

A woman who is three quarters through her cancer treatment will be going head-to-toe in fancy dress for her last appointment. All to raise money for The Royal Marsden Hospital who have supported her throughout the course of her treatment. Georgina Swallow, 26, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hogkin’s Lymphoma...

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‘Red letter day’ for IVF in the UK

‘Red letter day’ for IVF in the UK

More than 100,000 people are heading to Downing Street to end the ‘post-code lottery’ on IVF treatment. Jessica Hepburn, activist and author of The Pursuit of Motherhood, and theatre producer Gabby Vautier, marked it ‘red letter day’ as part of the official launch of their 2019 ‘Fertility Fest’, this morning....

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Sutton to see £30m investment for state-of-the-art Cancer Hub

Sutton to see £30m investment for state-of-the-art Cancer Hub

A multimillion Cancer Hub initiative has secured land in a south London borough, accelerating the UK’s mission to remain a leader in cancer research after leaving the EU. The £30m collaboration between the Institute of Cancer Research and London Borough of Sutton is supported by The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation...

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