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Prioritising patients with unexpected weight loss for cancer investigation

New research will help GPs to identify the signs, symptoms, and blood test results they should look for to swiftly diagnose cancer in people with unexpected weight loss. The findings have implications for existing health policy and guidelines.

PRINCIPLE and ZOE partner to widen access to trial

Oxford University and the COVID Symptom Study app are joining forces to widen access to the PRINCIPLE trial of potential treatments for COVID-19.

Home tests for colorectal cancer could prioritise patients for referral

Non-invasive home-based tests that detect blood in patient stool samples offer an accurate and appropriate triaging method for GPs, finds research led by University of Oxford researchers.

Probiotics do not reduce antibiotic prescribing in care home residents, shows study

There is no evidence to suggest a daily combination of probiotics reduces the need for antibiotics to treat acute infections in care home residents, finds a study led by Oxford University researchers published in JAMA.

QResearch database researchers collaborate on two major cancer projects

Researchers in the Primary Care Epidemiology Group are joining two landmark projects to combine healthcare data and artificial intelligence to improve cancer diagnosis

Professor Kamal R. Mahtani awarded John Fry Award

The RCGP’s award for promoting the discipline of general practice through research and publishing goes to the CEBM’s Deputy Director