An international team of scientists, including Manchester BRC researcher Dr Hannah Durrington has found that shift workers, especially those working permanent night shifts, showed increased risks of asthma, especially moderate or severe asthma.
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Manchester research leads to NICE recommendation for Lynch syndrome screening for womb cancer patients
Manchester research means women diagnosed with womb cancer should now be routinely screened for the genetic condition Lynch syndrome (LS), following a new guideline issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Professor Paul Dark, Non-fungal Infections Programme Lead and researchers from a leading NIHR study are investigating how to improve the use of antibiotics for patients with COVID-19 at risk of sepsis.