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New nanomedicine delivers improved outcome for prostate cancer

A new nanomedicine, comprised of tiny gold particles coated in a small peptide called RALA, used in combination with radiotherapy, could significantly improve treatment outcomes for men with locally advanced prostate cancer.

11 Nov 2021

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First oral Covid-19 medicine authorised in the UK

The first oral Covid-19 medicine, Molnupiravir, for treatment of mild to moderate Covid-19 in adults, who have at least one risk factor for developing severe illness has been authorised by the UK's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency...

8 Nov 2021

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New global drug policy index finds most countries fail drug policy

The drug policy median score across all 30 countries for humane and health driven drug policies is just 48/100, with Norway, despite topping the inaugural edition of the Global Drug Policy Index, still only managing a score of 74/100. The other four...

8 Nov 2021

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