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Innovation gives pregnant women with diabetes round-the-clock glucose control

- Achieving better glucose control in pregnant women with diabetes by using continuous glucose monitoring may help them give birth to healthier children, new research from the University of Leeds says.

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Older people at higher risk of emergency cancer diagnosis

- People over 60 are at higher risk of being diagnosed with lung or bowel cancer as an emergency in hospital than younger people, according to a new report, led by the University of Leeds.

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New funding to transform food security research

- The University of Leeds will be driving innovation in food security after a new multi-million pound research grant was awarded by government.

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Chancellor commits £20m ‘big picture’ data projects to tackle major health and social care challenges

- The Chancellor has announced £20m in the Budget to fund new health and social care information projects, aimed at tackling major health challenges by using ‘big picture’ data.

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Rare African bush may help kidney cancer treatment

- New University of Leeds research has shown why a bush that is only found in some African countries could hold a key to killing renal (kidney) cancer cells.

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Long-term risks of taking paracetamol may have been underestimated by clinicians

- Doctors may have underestimated the risks to patients of taking paracetamol on a long-term basis, suggests research led by experts from the University of Leeds.

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