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Academy of Medical Sciences report calls for action to prevent confusion over medicines

20 June 2017

Only about a third (37%) of the public trust evidence from medical research, compared to approximately two-thirds (65%) who trust the experiences of their friends and family*, according to a report launched today.

Queen's Birthday Honours 2017

19 June 2017

MRC scientists have been recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Scientists uncover how sunlight on skin reduces eczema inflammation

19 June 2017

A new study has identified how exposure to sunlight alleviates symptoms of eczema by triggering the release of a compound in the skin that dampens inflammation.

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