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Prostate cancer breakthrough: New blood test could help thousands

Scientists said the discovery could lead to a “paradigm shift in the way we diagnose prostate cancer”.  More than 47,000 men are ­diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK. Current ­prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing spots tumours early but has a high rate of false positives. When a high PSA level in the blood is detected, a… Read More »

ESC: New Pfizer, BMS real-world data could boost Eliquis in Europe

Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s next-gen anticoagulant Eliquis grabbed a commanding lead over its competitors—even topping longtime U.S. market leader warfarin. Not content to rest on its laurels, the alliance is now touting a new round of real-world data that could boost its use against older go-to meds in Europe. In a real-world study of more… Read More »

That choking feeling could be serious

IMAGINE if food caused pain, nausea, reflux, was hard to swallow or even suddenly became stuck in your throat. That can be the reality for someone living with eosinophilic esophagits (EoE) which is a chronic, allergic inflammatory disease of the oesophagus. Mark Swift, lives in Parkes, NSW, remembers his “first choke” as just a three-year-old… Read More »