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New hope for treating advanced prostate cancer

A revolutionary three-in-one blood test could pave the way to precision-personalised treatment for advanced prostate cancer, scientists say. The test has the potential to transform the way the disease is tackled by targeting specific gene mutations. By looking for cancer DNA ...

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Passive smoking linked to rheumatoid arthritis

Smokers exposed to tobacco as a child through passive smoking have an even higher risk developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), new research suggests. The results of a French study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2017 in Spain confirmed ...

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Heart research gender bias killing women

Gender bias is not just a social issue but a health issue and it’s costing the lives of women. Despite heart disease being the number one killer of Australian women, women have remained largely invisible to cardiovascular researchers, the Heart Foundation’s ...

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