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The qFIT test – the new detection test tackling Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is the 4th most common cancer and the 2nd most common cause of death within the UK, making it a strong target for new and innovative detection technologies. Early detection is vital for potential intervention and cure with any disease, however, we still see the majority of cases not being diagnosed early due to lack of knowledge or …

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The qFIT test – the new detection test tackling Bowel Cancer

Discover Cancer and Cardiac Genetics

Cancer and Cardiac Genetic Testing   At Coyne Medical we believe in the power of genetic testing to improve our health. That’s why we wanted to make high-quality genetic testing accessible to our patients.  You might be thinking, if I am healthy, why should I do genetic testing? The answer is simple. Everyone’s genes contain valuable information about their health. …

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Discover Cancer and Cardiac Genetics

Photoprotection – Protecting our skin from the sun!

Why do we need photoprotection? Photoprotection is required to reduce ultraviolet (UV) radiation induced skin damage, photo-aging and skin cancers. Photoprotection includes sunscreens, clothing, hats and sunglasses. What is UV radiation? UV radiation affects the skin by causing ageing, sunburns, precancerous lesions, cancerous lesions and immunosuppression. There are 3 types of UVA radiation: UVC, UVB and UVA. UVA is associated …

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Photoprotection – Protecting our skin from the sun!

What happens when you go to the Dermatologist?

  Patients are often shocked when they come to see a Dermatologist and a full-skin examination is required. To help you make the most of your consultation, here are a few tips. A full skin examination performed by a Dermatologist is a great opportunity and should be availed of at your appointment. The exam itself is usually very brief, taking …

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What happens when you go to the Dermatologist?

Delaying the onset of Dementia? Apparently you can…

  Have you ever felt you were going crazy as you couldn’t for the life of you remember where you left your keys? Or remember your phone number when you were asked for it? Or simply forget to pick up your kids from school even though you do it every day? Don’t worry, that early onset dementia that you joke …

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Delaying the onset of Dementia? Apparently you can…

Should You Be Taking Aspirin?

In August 2014 a scientific study published in the Annals of Oncology received huge publicity. The study examined the effect of aspirin in preventing cancer. Interest in aspirin as a drug to prevent cancer began to emerge in 2012 when two major studies (here and here), that were actually looking into the effectiveness of aspirin in reducing heart disease, demonstrated …

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Should You Be Taking Aspirin?
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