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Low-cost drugs package saves lives of people starting HIV treatment late

20 July 2017

Treating people who start HIV treatment late with a package of low-cost drugs to prevent serious infections saves three lives for every 100 people treated, according to the findings of a trial led by the MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL.

A new and improved recipe for nutrition research in the UK

20 July 2017

Nutrition research needs an urgent boost if it is to provide real benefit to the UK and global populations. The MRC responds to a review of the UK's nutrition research.

UK Research and Innovation launches interim website

19 July 2017

An interim website has been launched today by UK Research and Innovation.

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