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Patients recovering from depression show improvements in memory from the drug modafinil

Patients recovering from depression show improvements in memory from the drug modafinil

Modafinil, a drug used to treat narcolepsy – excessive daytime sleepiness – can improve memory in patients recovering from depression,...

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A natural compound can block the formation of toxins associated with Parkinson’s Disease

A natural compound can block the formation of toxins associated with Parkinson’s Disease

Squalamine, a natural product studied for its anticancer and anti-infective properties, could also lead to future treatments for...

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CUH consultant takes up top HIV post

CUH consultant takes up top HIV post

Dr Sani Aliyu, a consultant in microbiology and infectious diseases at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH), has been appointed to a top...

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CPFT Chief Executive welcomes PM's pledge to improve mental health support

CPFT Chief Executive welcomes PM's pledge to improve mental health support

Aidan Thomas, Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, has issued the following statement in response to...

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Crohn’s disease risk and prognosis determined by different genes, study finds

Crohn’s disease risk and prognosis determined by different genes, study finds

Researchers have identified a series of genetic variants that affect the severity of Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease – but...

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Physical activity, even in small amounts, benefits both physical and psychological well-being

Physical activity, even in small amounts, benefits both physical and psychological well-being

The largest-ever smartphone-based study examining the relationship between physical activity and happiness has found that even minimal...

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CPFT expert’s top 10 tips to beat the January blues

CPFT expert’s top 10 tips to beat the January blues

A brisk walk in the fresh air, having fun with friends or taking up a new hobby are some of the many ways to lift your mood and beat the...

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'First baby’ helps bury anniversary time capsule

'First baby’ helps bury anniversary time capsule

A special time capsule was buried today at Cambridge’s Addenbrooke’s Hospital to mark the end of its 250th anniversary celebrations....

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Papworth celebrates 30th Anniversary of the first Heart-Lung-Liver Transplant

Papworth celebrates 30th Anniversary of the first Heart-Lung-Liver Transplant

On Saturday 17 December, Papworth Hospital celebrates the 30th anniversary of the first heart-lung-liver transplant, a pioneering...

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Top ten ranking and two gold stars for Trust’s commitment to carers

Top ten ranking and two gold stars for Trust’s commitment to carers

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) has been recognised as one of the top ten community NHS Trusts in England for...

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Kidney dialysis unit celebrates first birthday

Kidney dialysis unit celebrates first birthday

The Cambridge Dialysis Centre, which helps 140 patients each week, celebrates its first birthday.The purpose-built unit, which opened on...

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Christmas trees now available at Darwin Nurseries

Christmas trees now available at Darwin Nurseries

Christmas is definitely coming - because CPFT's Darwin Nurseries now has its first Christmas trees in stock.  The farm shop and...

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