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UEA teams with NHS to improve aphasia research

The Eastern Region arm of NHS research (National Institute for Health Research) has teamed up with UEA’s Aphasia Research Collaboration to take the first step in improving the experiences of research participants with Aphasia. Aphasia is a language impairment whereby patients have difficulty with speaking, reading and/or writing in many different ways. For example, they…

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Medicinal cannabis on path for legalisation

It is now September. The long days of summer are fleeting, and autumn will soon be in our midst. While the green leaves turn into sunsets on the trees, a different type of greenery is soon to be available to purchase for “exceptional circumstances”. As of this new season, specialist doctors in the UK will…

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Engineered immune cells used to treat brain cancer

It has been found that immune cells, known as T cells, can be engineered to attack a form of brain cancer that is quite often fatal. The brain cancer type under investigation is glioblastoma, a cancer of astrocytes, one of the supportive cell types in the brain. Glioblastoma is a very common form of brain…

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