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Hoping for an early diagnosis of myeloid leukaemia

I learned this week of the tragic death of an old childhood friend called Julie of myeloid leukaemia. It reminded me of one of the research studies I worked on during my stint at the media office in the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute this summer. Most scientific research projects require further studies as they lead to more discoveries that need to be made before their findings can be used for...
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David Cameron supports adoption reforms

I am delighted to read in today’s Times that David Cameron has vowed to tear up Britain’s adoption rules and end the scandal of thousands of children lost in the care system. The announcement was made in a speech at the Conservative Party conference at the same time that adoption campaigner Francesca Polini urged the Prime Minister to support adoption reforms in an interview with the...
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