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Viewpoint: Is the functional medicine model the future of general practice?
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Viewpoint: Is the functional medicine model the future of general practice?

Dr Rangan Chatterjee explains how he became interested in functional medicine and...

Acute myeloid leukaemia: clinical review

Acute myeloid leukaemia: clinical review

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a clonal malignant disorder characterised by the...

Clinical Review - Prader-Willi syndrome
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Clinical Review - Prader-Willi syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes characteristics such...

Rare diseases: Tuberous sclerosis

Rare diseases: Tuberous sclerosis

Dr Harry Brown explains this rare genetic disorder

Rare diseases - Fragile X syndrome

Rare diseases - Fragile X syndrome

Fragile X syndrome is associated with autism, seizures and learning difficulties,...

Poor NHS gene test access 'undermining patient care'

Poor NHS gene test access 'undermining patient care'

Poor NHS provision of genetic testing is leading to cancer patients receiving sub-optimal...

Genetic risk training improves GP cancer referrals

Genetic risk training improves GP cancer referrals

GPs trained in how to refer patĀ­ients at greater genetic risk of diseases to specialist...

GPs should advise patients on sharing genetic risks with family

GPs should advise patients on sharing genetic risks with family

GPs involved in genetic testing should discuss sharing the patient's results with...

Drug may reverse Down's cognitive deficit

Cognitive deficits in adult patients with Down's syndrome could be reversed by treatment...