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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Study of 418,000 Europeans finds different foods linked to different types of stroke

Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, according to the largest study to investigate this, published in the European Heart Journal [1]. Until now, most studies have looked at the association between food and … Continue reading

Published Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology

First baby born to cancer patient from eggs matured in the lab and frozen

Fertility doctors in France have announced the birth of the first baby to be born to a cancer patient from an immature egg that was matured in the laboratory, frozen, then thawed and fertilised five years later. A letter in … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at 12:01 am
Posted in Cancer, Fertility

Bleeding may be a sign of bowel cancer not just a side-effect of blood-thinning drugs: study of 125,500 atrial fibrillation patients

Patients who are being treated with blood-thinning drugs for irregular heart beat should always be investigated for bowel cancer if they experience gastrointestinal bleeding, say the authors of a study published in the European Heart Journal [1]. If doctors see … Continue reading

Published Friday, February 7th, 2020 at 12:04 am
Posted in Cancer, Cardiology