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British ‘stiff upper lip’ may prevent early presentation for cancer symptoms

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Doctors sign from Victoria Reay on Flickr (square)


Embarrassment and not wanting to waste their doctors’ time are more frequently reported by British people than in other countries, according to new research led by UCL and King’s College London. This may be holding British people back from presenting early with symptoms of cancer.

€6 million for research in to foetal growth restriction

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Baby with severe fetal growth restriction

UCL researchers in a successful academic-industrial collaboration have been awarded an EU Framework Programme 7 Grant of almost €6 million to develop a therapy for foetal growth restriction.

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