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Medical miracles and shocking shortages – this week’s Friday Five

Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease An Ebola drugs trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo has identified two new drugs that have a 90% survival rate when used in combination. The drugs, named REGN-EB3 and mAb114, work by attacking the Ebola virus with antibodies, neutralising its impact on human cells. The…

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You may have seen Zoe’s face appear in some new places over the past few months. If you’ve missed it, we thought we would share them with you. Zoe featured in the latest PharmaTimes magazine (page 23) writing about the need for the pharma industry to become a partner to the NHS and the importance of…

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Appetite, apps and abstinence – this week’s Friday Five

New app detects killer kidney condition in minutes The technology firm, DeepMind has developed a new mobile phone app known as Streams, which sends blood test results directly to front-line clinicians in the form of easy-to-read results and graphs. The app was trialled at London’s Royal Free Hospital and was described as a “potential lifesaver”,…