The new breathalyser test that spots asthma in minutes and may allow doctors to diagnose other respiratory conditions

Breathalyser may give doctors new way to diagnose respiratory condition Lung disease is one of the major causes of illness and death in the countryCurrently, the gold-standard tool for assessing lung…

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Groundbreaking urine test that can spot bladder cancer proves 100% accurate in trials – and could soon be rolled out to patients

Pioneering liquid biopsy could replace the dipstick test currently used by GPsExperts say test 'could change the entire process of diagnosing bladder cancer'It already has approval for use in hospitals and could…

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Does medical cannabis actually live up to the hype? DR MICHAEL MOSLEY looks at claims that a chemical from the plant might help protect against Covid-19

A confession: I’ve sampled cannabis — just the once, as a teenager. I didn’t enjoy it (I remember coughing a lot) and I was acutely aware that it was a…

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‘Electric’ blood vessels to help treat heart disease: Man-made implant that replaces diseased arteries could transform treatment

A man-made ‘electronic’ blood vessel that replaces diseased arteries could transform the treatment of heart disease. The hollow implant, made of plastic mesh and metal and about the width of…

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