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NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients

Volunteers will be sought at a blood pressure clinicMatthew Horwood/Getty By Adam Vaughan A hundred people undergoing treatment at a UK hospital are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial. Around 85,000 people with rare disorders in the UK have already had their genomes sequenced through the National Health Service as part of the… Read More »

Second Jury Trial Implicates Roundup in Lymphatic Cancer

August 10, 2018, a jury ruled in favor of plaintiff Dewayne Johnson in a truly historic case against Monsanto1 (now owned by Bayer AG2,3). Johnson — the first of several thousand pending legal cases — claimed Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup caused his Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Forty-six-year-old Johnson sprayed about 150 gallons of Roundup 20 to 40 times… Read More »

Hot flushes got you down? A new trial may help

Hot flushes, night sweats, mood disturbances, aching and painful muscles, sexual problems and urinary issues – these are just some of the debilitating menopausal symptoms experienced by women. A new trial was launched this month in response to concerns rural women are not accessing effective treatments for these symptoms. It will allow women living in remote… Read More »