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THIRD of cancer patients still have to go to their GP at least TWICE before hospital tests

NHS report reveals a THIRD of cancer patients still have to go to their GP at least TWICE before being sent to hospital for tests – the same amount as last year Number of patients still seeing doctor more than five times before being tested The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey was compiled by NHS… Read More »

Adherence to ART: is the gold standard still needed for viral suppression?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The levels of adherence to antiretroviral (ARV) regimens needed to achieve and maintain HIV viral suppression may be lower today than they previously were, conclude Dr Kathy Byrd of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and colleagues in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS). HIV news from… Read More »

First man to sign up for head transplant bows out, but surgeon insists list of volunteers is still ‘quite long’

Having fallen head over heels in love, the first volunteer for a human head/body transplant has pulled out, saying he could not leave his new wife and baby boy for the months that surgery surely would have required. Valery Spiridonov, a 33-year-old Russian computer scientist who suffers from a devastating muscle wasting disease that has… Read More »