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North of England generates £91 billion for UK bioeconomy

Thursday 21 September 2017

A government-commissioned report has shown that the north of England generates an annual turnover of £91 billion and employs more than 400,000 people in the regional bioeconomy.


Bone marrow protein a ‘magnet’ for passing prostate cancer cells

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Scientists at the University of York have shown that a protein in the bone marrow acts like a ‘magnetic docking station’ for prostate cancer cells, helping them grow and spread outside of the prostate.


Clinical trial examines care strategies for preventing falls at home

Monday 18 September 2017

A new large-scale clinical trial is testing the effectiveness of NHS home assessment strategies in preventing elderly people from falling unnecessarily.


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