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Online information most cost-effective means of increasing MMR uptake, research finds

- Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake, University of Leeds research has shown.

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Psoriatic arthritis patients need better screening, warns panel of experts

- Leading experts have joined together for the first time to call for better screening of psoriatic arthritis to help millions of people suffering from the condition.

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Treating oxygen-deprived newborns with cooling improves survival without brain damage

- Cooling newborns suffering from a lack of oxygen at birth significantly increases their chance of survival without brain damage to 6-7 years, according to research involving the University of Leeds.

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Big data technique improves monitoring of kidney transplant patients

- A new data analysis technique radically improves monitoring of kidney patients, according to a University of Leeds-led study, and could lead to profound changes in the way we understand our health.

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Researchers find clue to stopping Alzheimer’s-like diseases

- Tiny differences in mice that make them peculiarly resistant to a family of conditions that includes Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease may provide clues for treatments in humans.

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University to host centre for cancer clinical trials

- Cancer patients across Yorkshire will soon have better access to pioneering treatments following the establishment of a new clinical trials centre at the University of Leeds.

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