Oxford Researchers identify potential break through in endometriosis treatment

Image description: Scientist in lab holding small test tube and pipette   Endometriosis is a chronic condition where tissue similar to the womb lining grows outside the uterus. Symptoms can include pelvic pain which is worse during a period; extreme period pain; pain during or after sex; and difficulty getting pregnant. Current treatments are limited to […]

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Harassed in their own house: violence against healthcare personnel

‘The physician amuses the patient while nature cures the disease’: French philosopher and historian Voltaire said this, though the current scenario is totally the opposite. Managing a patient is not at all amusing for the doctors, particularly in developing countries. Medical professionals are now increasingly subjected to violence by both patients and their relatives. The […]

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Green light for medical facility

Plans for a major University medical research facility in East Oxford have been given the go-ahead. The development, earmarked for the Old Road campus in Headington, will enable “world-leading” research to take place in the fields of medicine and science. Oxford City councillors approved the University’s proposals, which include the creation of 48,000sqm of research […]

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