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April Cashin-Garbutt
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Is the current #Ebola outbreak starting to decline?
People tried to avoid a healthcare situation and in doing so, they propagated it through the community because instead of being in isolation they remained around the family group and relied on usual cultural health remedies...
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Today, there is no approved screening test for #bladdercancer and only selected patients and those who have had bladder #cancer in the past are tested...
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According to our understanding, #mitochondria undergo cycles of fusion-fission, i.e. they divide within the constraints of a #cell and, upon cell division, each of the two daughter cells gets its ‘share’ of mitochondria. This is still valid, of course. However, a new paradigm becomes clear, i.e. that, under certain circumstances, mitochondria can move between cells....
According to our understanding, mitochondria undergo cycles of fusion-fission, i.e. they divide within the constraints of a cell and, upon cell division, each of the two daughter cells gets its ‘share’ of mitochondria.
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Life itself, to a certain extent, is an example of a deterministic process, because from the moment you are born, you follow the laws of growing and ageing in a largely determined trajectory..... #butterflyeffect  #heartdisease 
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"Technological change is driving the migration from centralised testing to the patients’ #pointofcare, and empowering doctors to deliver improved care based on more immediate, accurate and reliable diagnosis. Ultimately, #POC diagnostics provides better health outcomes for patients, greater patient satisfaction and improved health economics.... "
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What more do you think needs to be done to make #science appeal to #women?

#womeninscience  
Professor Dame Carol Robinson has just been announced as the “L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science” European Laureate for 2015...
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Juvenile arthritis is a disease that, by definition, affects children under the age of sixteen. It's an autoimmune inflammatory condition that affects children's joints. Several different forms of the condition are diagnosed based on how many joints are affected and whether or not other parts of the body are also affected...
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CABI is a preclinical imaging laboratory where we have about ten modalities. We started off with MRI and we have a 9.4T high-field system.
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Dr Gillian Lowrey describes how she came up with the idea of using colour-coded wristbands to identify how much #oxygen each patient needs...
Oxygen is delivered with variable flows that administer different concentrations. National guidelines were published in 2009 that provide recommendations about prescribing the oxygen and titrating it to certain target ranges.
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April graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge with a first-class honours degree in Natural Sciences. Specific modules in the History and Philosophy of Science, sparked her keen interest in science and medical news and communication. In her spare time April enjoys presenting hospital and community radio shows.
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  • Pembroke College, Cambridge
    2008 - 2011
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Editor in Chief of News-Medical.Net
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  • AZoNetwork
    present
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