£2m study to check if chest scans can cut heart attack risk

Doctors from Plymouth will be supporting a study to investigate whether routine heart scans for hospital patients with chest pains will help reduce heart attack rates.

Professor Carl Roobottom, Consultant Radiologist at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and Professor Jason Smith, Consultant in

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New health screening company detects early stages of breast cancer

Local woman, Catherine Fraser has become the first client of new Exeter business Thermalogica to be diagnosed with breast cancer following abnormalities revealed on her Thermal Imaging scans. Thermalogica launched earlier this year, and provides a ground-breaking health screening service to clients at various venues across the South West. Exeter-based business partners Terri Bainbridge and...