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NSMI Staff Celebrate Defibrillator Fundraising Success

North Staffordshire Medical Institute is set to save lives after raising an incredible £1,999 to buy and install its own public defibrillator. The emergency equipment has been mounted on the outside wall of the charity’s headquarters on Hartshill Road, Stoke, ready to be used if a member of the public has a cardiac arrest. Sudden

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North Staffs Researchers to Seek New Therapy for Chemo-Resistant Cancers

North Staffordshire researchers have been awarded £18,450 to develop a new treatment for chemo-resistant cancers. The group, led by research pharmacologist Dr Alan Richardson, hopes to extend the lives of thousands of patients with breast, ovarian and lung cancers that have stopped responding to chemotherapy drug paclitaxel. They aim to develop a new drug to

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Community Fun Day to Celebrate Diversity in Stoke-on-Trent

Different cultures will come together to celebrate Stoke-on-Trent’s diversity at a vibrant community event. Hartshill International, organised by Hartshill and Harpfields Occasions (HAHO), will celebrate the 50-plus nationalities of the people who live, work, study or worship in the area and the wide range of languages spoken. Locals from all over the world will share

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NSMI Charity’s £58,000 cash boost for local medical research

Charity the North Staffordshire Medical Institute has announced a £58,000 cash injection for three “outstanding” local research projects. The money will support new studies based at Keele University and the University Hospital of the North Midlands (UHNM), designed to improve treatments for cancer, heart disease and muscle wasting in the elderly. A panel of experts

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