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Activist, disrupter, advocate

There were never enough of us activists, but we seemed to be wherever a politician was making a speech or opening a new neighbourhood centre or celebrating an event,...

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Medical devices

Medical devices are articles or instruments used in disease prevention, diagnosis, or treatment. Medical devices range in form and function, ranging for instance from inhalers to pacemakers to magnetic...

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Introduction to medicines

A medicine is commonly defined as a drug or preparation that can treat or prevent disease. Medicines must be delivered into the body, where they are then distributed to...

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Gene therapy

Gene therapy is a way of restoring the function in cells where genes are missing or not working properly. It is a highly experimental technique, but has shown promise...

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Stratified versus personalised medicine

The term 'personalised medicine' includes both stratification and personalisation, which are often incorrectly used as synonyms. However, the two are different, as explained further below.

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