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Cancer survival rates up in Dover, Deal, Folkestone and Hythe

Contributed by editor on Mar 12, 2018 - 10:00 AM


Cancer survival rates in Dover, Deal, Folkestone and Hythe are up 17.2% since 2000, according to new figures published last week.

Kent students urged to get the needle before starting college or university

Contributed by editor on Sep 03, 2016 - 04:05 PM


Young people going to college or university this autumn are being urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) due to the rise in cases of the deadly MenW bug.


University of Kent carries out first clinical trials of robotic legs for patients

Contributed by editor on May 14, 2016 - 01:25 PM


Expert clinicians and engineers at the University of Kent are carrying out the first clinical trials of robotic legs for patients.


Folkestone acupuncturist dispels some old myths

Contributed by editor on Feb 28, 2012 - 09:32 AM

Acupuncture Awareness Week. which started on Monday 27th February and runs to Sunday 4th March is the first national event organised by the British Acupuncture Council.

Life of east Kent swine flu child may have been saved by adult anti-flu drug

Contributed by editor on Nov 17, 2009 - 09:25 AM

The life of a 4-year-old child from east Kent suffering from H1N1 swine flu may have been saved by an anti-flu drug marketed for adults according to her doctor.