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Scientists repurposed anti-cancer drugs based on a rare metal into antibacterial agents that can target life-threatening multi-drug resistant superbugs.

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Scientists have developed a way to reduce toxicity and side effects of brachytherapy for women with cervical cancer by using 3D-printed applicators. The promising results strengthen the argument for the wider use of the treatment.

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Scientists have developed a portable nano-sensor system that can help spot illnesses before people develop symptoms. The technology also enables doctors to closely monitor the performance of drugs, opening a new chapter in personalised medicine.

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Researchers are developing nanogels that reduce their size and are able to drop drugs into previously inaccessible cancerous tissues.

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Researchers have identified gut bacteria that can mobilise the immune system to fight tumours. The discovery can also help identify patients who are most likely to respond to cancer immunotherapy.

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Here’s some hot news about chilli peppers: scientists have found that the progression of lung cancer could be slowed down with the help of a compound that is found in the pungent pepper.

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Recent studies support thalidomide’s use against blood cancers like multiple myeloma (MM) and suggest that the drug can help target cancer-promoting agents that were previously drug resistant. Additionally, it produced better survival rates in MM patients than other drugs in a recent trial.ant.

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According to a new study, cervical cancer could be nearly wiped out in a few decades, and the biggest obstacle is attitudes to screening. New home kits can help to faster identify women at risk.

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By opening a way for the immune system to attack tumours, two scientists revolutionised cancer care and won a Nobel Prize. Here is why their discoveries matter and how patients are already feeling the benefits.

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Combining antibiotics has just been shown to be a surprisingly effective way of overturning drug resistance, despite the long-held view that mixing multiple antibiotics isn’t effective.

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