Promising lung cancer breath test device moves into clinical trials

Ground-breaking lung cancer breath test in clinical trial

University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals to evaluate revolutionary device which detects lung cancer in early stages
A clinical trial led by University of Leicester respiratory experts into a potentially ground-breaking ‘breath test’ to detect lung cancer is set to get underway at the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

It is hoped that the LuCID (Lung Cancer Indicator Detection) programme will lead to a non-invasive method of diagnosing lung cancer in the early stages.

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Aggressive new HIV strain detected in Cuba

An aggressive form of HIV has been discovered in Cuba. It develops into full-blown AIDS within just three years. Researchers said the progression happens so fast that treatment with antiretroviral drugs may come too late.

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