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Health screening ‘not meeting targets’, report finds

Health screening ‘not meeting targets’, report finds

None of the three main health screening programmes in England – bowel, breast or cervical – met their targets last year, according to a report by the National Audit Office. There were also delays in cervical screening results reaching half of women tested, with a backlog of nearly 100,000 samples. Bowel screening performed best, narrowly [...]

February 1, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Health screening ‘not meeting targets’, report finds

Turkey targets Kurdish forces south of Syria’s Jarablus

Turkey targets Kurdish forces south of Syria’s Jarablus

Turkish jets and artillery have targeted Kurdish forces south of the strategic town of Jarablus, according to a monitor and local sources, as Turkey continues a major military offensive inside northern Syria. Turkey first sent tanks across the border on Wednesday as part of a two-pronged operation against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters, [...]

August 28, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Turkey targets Kurdish forces south of Syria’s Jarablus

New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists

New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists

Researchers in England have identified a large group of genes that may be significant for better testing and treatment of prostate cancer. Glycan sugar groups on the surface of prostate cancer cells were found to react to changes in testosterone levels that help the disease grow and spread, and may prove to be a good [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists