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Royal Brompton’s ventilation weaning programme expands

London’s renowned Royal Brompton Hospital has recently expanded its capacity for patients who require weaning from invasive ventilation.  This complex service has drawn patients to the hospital from across the globe due…

Lung cancer to top breast cancer deaths in European women

A study on estimated cancer mortality rates, published in the Annals of Oncology, found that lung cancer deaths in European women was set overtake breast cancer deaths within the next two…

Body shape heart risk myths dispelled

A University of California, Davis study found that ‘pear-shaped’ women were just as likely to suffer from heart disease as those who are ‘apple-shaped’. Research had previously suggested that pear-shaped bodies, where…

Royal Brompton Consultants selected for Tatler Doctors Guide 2013

Seven Royal Brompton Hospital consultants were recognised by Tatler Magazine in their 2013 Doctors Guide as being among Britain’s 250 best doctors. The Royal Brompton consultants highlighted as amongst the brightest and most…