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Dec 2020

Section: Medical Negligence

Coronavirus – NHS waiting lists will take ‘years’ to recover

Andrew Goodall, chief executive of NHS Wales, has warned that it will take “a number of years” for NHS waiting times in the country to recover to pre-coronavirus levels. Waiting list figures have grown after the majority of non-urgent treatment was postponed to prepare the NHS for the first coronavirus wave. The service has since…

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Nov 2018

Link to obesity and cancer through fat-congested cells

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered an explanation as to why obese people are more likely to develop cancer. The team found that a type of cell which is used by the body to destroy cancerous tissue gets congested by fat, stopping it from working effectively. Currently more than one in 20 cancer cases…

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