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Nine-month treatment regimen for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is as effective as 20-months

13 March 2019

A nine to 11-month treatment regimen is as effective in treating multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) as the 20 to 24-month regimen recommended in 2011 WHO guidelines, according to new research conducted by a team of researchers, including MRC scientists.

New genetic data on 50,000 UK Biobank participants made available to the global health research community

11 March 2019

A vast tranche of new UK Biobank genetic data becomes available to health researchers today, offering an unprecedented resource to enhance understanding of human biology and aid in therapeutic discovery.

High blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains

11 March 2019

Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes are linked to less healthy brains, according to new research part-funded by the MRC.

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