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Smoking is costing local authorities in England £760 million a year in social care, a new report warns.
An immunotherapy treatment using genetically engineered cells has been used to successfully treat two infants with an aggressive kind of leukaemia.
Giving smokers personalised information about their risk of ill health can double the chance of them using NHS Stop Smoking Services.
A large analysis of cervical tumour samples has found distinct genetic ‘signatures’ that could better define the disease.
Using an MRI scan to help diagnose prostate cancer could spare some men from unnecessary invasive biopsies, according to a new study.