Medical news material for interviews 2012 entry


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This page contains reading material to be used in preparing interviews to study medicine for 2012 entry.
It is worth noting that the information presented on this page is volunteered by the individuals in order to help both current and future applicants.

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Article name ↓ Date (dd mmm yyyy) ↓ Newspaper ↓ Category ↓
NDM-1 superbug enzyme's 'photofit' taken 06 Sep 2011 BBC News Pathology
Bacteria Living in Soil May Kill Cancer 07 Sep 2011 Medical Breakthroughs Pathology
Enzyme Battles Addiction? 19 Sep 2011 Medical Breakthroughs Enzymes
Lasers: The Key to Regenerating Neurons? 22 Sep 2011 Medical Breakthroughs Technology
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: 'Surrounded by uncertainty 24 Sep 2011 BBC News Diseases
Death plea case rejected by judge 28 Sep 2011 BBC News Health care
Lords debating NHS shake-up bill 06 Oct 2011 BBC News Health care
Gene therapy and stem cells unite 13 Oct 2011 BBC News Stem Cells
Brain cancer 'trojan attack' hope 18 Nov 2011 BBC News Cancer
Malaria vaccine trial raises hope 18 Nov 2011 BBC News Vaccines
Hospital patients 'more likely to die at weekends' 28 Nov 2011 BBC News Health care
Alzheimer's: Deep brain stimulation 'reverses' disease 28 Nov 2011 BBC News Mental Health
World's First Artificial Trachea Transplant 01 Dec 2011 Medical Breakthroughs Stem Cells
Strikes: NHS hospitals 'prioritising urgent patients' 01 Dec 2011 BBC News Health care
Coffee shop caffeine levels 'vary widely' 01 Dec 2011 BBC News Health care
Photodynamic therapy helps Connah Broom's cancer fight 01 Dec 2011 BBC News Cancer
What it is like the live with HIV 01 Dec 2011 BBC News Diseases
Who, What, Why: How do you assess a killer's mental health? 01 Dec 2011 BBC News Mental Health
CQC failed to offer value for money, says report 02 Dec 2011 BBC News Health care
Peeking into the brain's filing system 05 July 2015 BBC News Neurology
Deafness could be treated by virus, say scientists 09 July 2015 BBC News Stem Cells
Cheap vaccines prevent cholera 09 July 2015 BBC News Diseases