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Breath test device for cancer trialled

UK company Owlstone Medical, who are developing a breathalyser for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, and Cancer Research UK have announced the clinical launch of the PAN Cancer trial for Early Detection of Cancer in Breath. Samples from 1,500 people will be collected and then analysed at a laboratory in Cambridge over
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Tooth erosion influenced by how and what people eat and drink

Research by King’s College London has revealed that the chances of developing tooth erosion can be significantly increased by eating and drinking acidic foods and drinks, particularly between meals. Researchers in the study identified foods, drinks and medications which can cause tooth erosion. Chief among these were drinks that had added fruit or fruit flavourings,
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