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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Weakness in conventional allergy treatment revealed

Raised levels of an antibody thought to indicate tolerance to food allergens in people with established allergies suggests commonly accepted treatments are not universally effective for adults.

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Neuroendovascular therapy on the rise in aging Japan

 A minimally invasive surgery for vascular conditions in the brain and spine is safe, even for the elderly, as long as patients are chosen with care

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New hope for stroke and spinal injury

Treatment based on stem cells aims to actively repair brain and spinal cord tissue damaged by stroke or spinal cord injury

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FEATURES

Medical technology advancing along key fronts

Disruptive strategies for treating diseases, new medical devices and big data are set to transform medical treatment

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Spinal cord treatment using stem cells

After a small-scale clinical trial, a promising stem-cell treatment for spinal cord injuries is now available in Japan

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INFOGRAPHICS

Prostate cancer

People with cancer of the prostate currently have numerous treatment options available to them. But one of the most established, a type of radiation therapy known as brachytherapy, seems to be falling out of favour with clinicians.

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COLLABORATIONS WITH NATURE

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Liver cirrhosis: scar wars

Vol 564, S73 (20 December 2018)

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The declining art of brachytherapy

Nature 574, S81 (2019) (31 October 2019)