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Cancer breakthrough: Highly sensitive new screening and jab success could save lives

But the NHS has now rolled out a new method that sees patients first tested for HPV infection, with only those that have the virus examined for abnormal cells. This means any sign of infection can be spotted and treated at an earlier stage before it develops into cancer. A quarter of the 2,500 cases of cervical… Read More »

Cell injection could train the body not to reject organ transplants

By Clare Wilson People with organ transplants currently have to take drugs to stop the donor organ being rejectedCraig Stennett/Alamy A one-off injection of cells could be a long-sought solution to the problem of the body rejecting an organ transplant. The first person who may have benefited from this approach is an Italian man who… Read More »