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What are school sores and how do you get rid of them?

Impetigo, or “school sores”, is a contagious infection of the very top layer of skin. It’s most common in children aged two to six, and ends up spreading from child to ...


GPs can empower us to make that change

With a holiday season of blissful self-indulgence and dietary lapses behind us, many of us will now shift gears and adopt New Year’s resolutions that put us on the ...


New prostate cancer drug to be trialled

World-first clinical trial set to advance prostate cancer research


Hacking for Good

The Institute’s resident Data Scientist, Dr Tim Churches, wins Data Science award at Health Hack 2017. Read how Dr Churches and his team solves a a real-world Health Data ...


How getting shredded on protein shakes can risk your health

Prof Nick Shackel from the Institute’s Liver and Gastroenterology Group discusses how supplements can sometimes do more damage than good.


Ensuring a healthy future for Biobanking

Biobanks are an important weapon in the fight against cancer, and the Centre for Oncology Education Research Translation (CONCERT) Biobank based here at the Ingham ...


The cancer patient who became a scientist

Nikhil Autar inspiring story of how being diagnosed with leukaemia at 17 developed his passion for medical research to help others.


Ingham Institute breakthrough will allow screening for oesophageal cancer

Ingham Institute scientists are the first to discover a molecular signature of virally caused oesophageal cancer — a major breakthrough which will enable doctors to screen ...


In-hospital knee operation rehab ‘a waste of money’

In-hospital rehabilitation after knee replacement is a waste of money, according to a new study likely to put pressure on the private sector to pursue cheaper ­options for ...


Research gave Christine the greatest gift

Local resident Christine Goodman is all too aware of the value of medical research and has become a supporter of the Ingham Institute and a member of the Institute’s team ...