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News digest – HPV jab for boys, low sugar chocolate, diabetes and complementary therapies might affect survival
An expert committee has recommended that the HPV vaccine should be given to boys as well as girls.
A new study explores the impact that mixing complementary therapy with conventional cancer treatment can have on survival.
The time taken for radiology scans to be analysed and the results reported back to doctors varies widely across England, according to a new report.
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.
The number of GP prescriptions for stop smoking aids in England has fallen by 75% in the last decade, according to new figures.
We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
News digest – immunotherapy for childhood cancer, glowing brain surgery, a new health secretary and CRISPR
A dye used in brain tumour surgery will be rolled out more widely and an immunotherapy drug for neuroblastoma has been made available on NHS.
Children in England with high-risk neuroblastoma will now be offered a cancer drug that could extend their life.
A chemical dye that lights up brain tumours during surgery should be available to more NHS patients in England, according to NICE.
Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.