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Jan 2020

Hospital trials cooling patients following cardiac arrest

The cooling trial called TTM2, led by researchers at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, and in which 1,900 patients worldwide took part, included seven hospitals throughout the UK. 50 per cent of the patients were cooled down, usually through the use of pads and cold water, to reduce their temperature to 33c from…

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Mar 2016

Pancreatic cancer research produces “exceptional” results

Scientists from the University of Glasgow have made an important discovery, that pancreatic cancer consists of four separate diseases, each one requiring different treatment.  The knowledge could lead to new treatment to target the separate diseases, and the researchers say that their studies have already produced some “exceptional” results. The four cancers that lead to…

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