Simple £35 heart test to prevent sudden cardiac death ‘will save young lives’

The sudden cardiac death of young people could be prevented by a basic screening programme costing just £35, say experts.

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Scientists discover how a killer fungus attacks HIV patients

Researchers have discovered that a type of white blood cell carries a deadly fungus into the brains of HIV positive patients, causing meningitis which kills more than 600,000 people a year.

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Computer 'geeks' to gather at the university to improve NHS

Self-proclaimed computer ‘geeks’ will come to St George’s, University of London, next month to discuss and explore ways the NHS should use new technology.

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New survey launched into serious infection in babies

Researchers have launched a national study to see how common the potentially fatal bacterial infection Group B streptococcus is in UK and Irish babies.

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New study shows guidelines are preventing organ donations that could save dozens of tiny lives in UK

Dozens of tiny lives could be saved if medical guidance about the death of new born babies was changed to allow the donation of organs, a new study has found.

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