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News • Lung adenocarcinoma

Therapeutic target against common lung cancer identified

A new study led by researchers in Barcelona has determined the protein TIMP-1 as a valuable biomarker for the progression of lung adenocarcinoma. The results open the door to new treatments.

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News • Dementia destigmatisation

"This Is Us": Alzheimer's storyline in TV drama found to have positive impact

The inclusion of a narrative about Alzheimer’s disease in primetime TV drama “This Is Us” was found to help reduce stigma around dementia and motivate family discussions about plans for aging.

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News • Research presented at ESC 2022

Autoimmune disorders increase risk of cardiovascular disease

A large epidemiological study shows that patients with an autoimmune disorder have a substantially higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease than individuals without autoimmune disease.

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News • Improved detection and treatment

New trial shows benefits of smartphone-based atrial fibrillation screening

Atrial fibrillation screening using conventional smartphones more than doubles the detection and treatment rate in older people compared to routine screening, new research finds.

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News • Relapse rate research

Breast cancer: Fertility preservation measures do not increase recurrence risk

A new study shows that women with a breast cancer diagnosis undergoing procedures for fertility preservation are not at increased risk of recurrence of the disease or disease-specific mortality.

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News • Surprising results

Experts expected smoking to increase during the pandemic – but the opposite happened

Danish smokers bought less tobacco and more quit smoking during the Covid pandemic, new research finds. This comes as a surprise given that mental health and exercise habits waned during the lockdown.

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