A new method for detecting cancer cells in the body could one day be used to remove them, like a dialysis machine for cancer, the UNSW researcher who helped develop the system says.

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Genetic mutations that affect our blood cells' haemoglobin are the most common of all mutations. Finding an effective treatment would eliminate the need for lifelong blood transfusions, writes Merlin Crossley.

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Researchers at UNSW believe that blood may hold vital insights into what is happening in the brains of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).