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How Education may Improve our Physical and Mental Health

A recent Mendelian randomisation study found that genetically higher education level was associated with lower risk of major mental disorders […]

Nicotine-Induced Cancer: Repurposing Drugs for an Innovative New Therapy

A recent study published in Nature reports that metformin and dextromethorphan, two drugs already in use to treat other diseases, […]

Native American Ancestry Linked To Increased EGFR Mutations In Latin American Patients With Lung Cancer

A recent study, published by the American Association for Cancer Research has discovered that among patients with lung cancer from […]

High Blood Pressure Could Increase Your Risk of Pneumonia

Epidemiological analyses have linked hypertension to an increased risk of pneumonia. This study from the UK biobank confirmed this correlation […]

It’s time to talk about epigenetic clocks

Ageing. Mother nature’s curse, but a plastic surgeon’s blessing. All humans age. But how we age and most importantly how […]

NSCLC: Implementing ctDNA analysis in the clinic

A recent review, published in Cancers, has summarised the current landscape of ctDNA analysis in clinical practice as well as […]

Myths and facts

Fake news and misinformation within medicine and healthcare is a serious problem. The advent and popularisation of social media has […]

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

Long-term antibiotic use and risks to mental health

Researchers at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, have explored the role of long-term antibiotic use in early life and risk to […]

Levels of cf-DNA predict all-cause mortality

A recent study published in Scientific Reports has observed the role of circulating cell-free DNA (cf-DNA) as a viable marker […]