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Local GP Barrie Hufton has written to Audlem Online to say: "I have received a request from the University of Manchester, Academic Surgery Unit. They have asked me to try to recruit 6 healthy women, born between 1954 and 1960. They are conducting some research in migraine: "the role of Venous — to Arterial Circulation Shunts and Spontaneous Emboli in Migraine."

The research has of course been approved by the Northwest Multi-Centre Regional Ethics Committee. Volunteers must be in good health and not suffer migraine. It will involve a single visit to Manchester for a simple non-invasive ultrasound test and a blood test."

"I should be grateful if anyone willing to give their time would contact me at the Audlem Surgery on 01270 811440 or

Email: barrie.hufton@gp-n81001.nhs.uk">barrie.hufton@gp-n81001.nhs.uk


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