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Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet

The findings of the NIHR-funded ProtecT study have just been published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention (‘Adherence to Dietary and Lifestyle Recommendations and Prostate Cancer Risk in the Prostate Testing for Cancer and Treatment (ProtecT) Trial’ ) The ProtecT study is the first study of its kind to develop a prostate cancer ‘dietary index’ which consists of dietary components – selenium, calcium and foods rich in lycopene – that have been linked to prostate cancer.  Read More

First patients move into new hospital building

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust today moved the first patients into the Bristol Royal Infirmary’s (BRI) brand new ward block. Today sees the opening of the first area of the building: the ward specialising in head, neck and thoracic surgery.   Read More

Just over a year after treatment, Ben prepares for the British Transplant Games

After being diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, spending months receiving treatment at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and receiving a heart transplant at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Ben Sporle is fighting fit, preparing for his first British Transplant Games.  Read More

South West Cleft team is moving to UH Bristol

The South West Cleft team is moving from Frenchay Hospital to the University of Bristol Dental Hospital on 26 and 27 August.   Read More

St Michael’s Hospital celebrate World Breast Feeding Week

To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, midwives at St Michael’s Hospital have been raising the awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding by giving out certificates to mums who have taken the decision to breast feed.   Read More