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Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear

Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. Their technique, published in the inaugural edition of Nature Human ...

Nov 21, 2016
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Keeping patients safe in hospital

Healthcare is a complex beast and too often problems arise that can put patients' health – and in some cases, lives – at risk. A collaboration between the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research and the Department ...

Nov 15, 2016
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Man on a mission to beat cancer

Thirty years ago, Professor Richard Gilbertson pledged to implement a 15 per cent reduction in mortality from children's brain cancer. This is the story of what happened next.

Nov 14, 2016
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A counterintuitive approach to fighting cancer

When you're under attack, you fight back. You gather your troops and attack the invading enemy, hoping to wound and defeat them, while supporting and treating your own injured soldiers. It's common sense.

Nov 09, 2016
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