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Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed.
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a genetic cause of extreme thinness for the first time, in a study published today in the journal Nature.
Genetics Aug 31, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered a new way in which a very common childhood disease could be treated. In the first year of life, 65 per cent of babies get infected by Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Brain scans of people under the influence of the psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, have given scientists the most detailed picture to date of how psychedelic drugs work. The findings of two studies being ...
Neuroscience Jan 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (19) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress)—At least one in five people in countries for which data are available were infected with influenza during the first year of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study published in Nature Genetics today has found new evidence for a link between the body clock hormone melatonin and type 2 diabetes. The study found that people who carry rare genetic mutations in the receptor for me ...
Diabetes Jan 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Defects in a protein that functions as a dietary fat sensor may be a cause of obesity and liver disease, according to a study published in the journal Nature, led by researchers at Imperial College London. The findings highli ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Supposedly 'primitive' reflexes may involve more sophisticated brain function than previously thought, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have shed light on a common bleeding disorder by growing and analysing stem cells from patients' blood to discover the cause of the disease in individual patients.
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research at Imperial College London examining influenza transmission in ferrets suggests that the virus can be passed on before the appearance of symptoms. If the finding applies to humans, it means that people pass on flu ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists have developed a prototype ultra-sensitive sensor that would enable doctors to detect the early stages of diseases and viruses with the naked eye, according to research published today in the journal Nature Na ...
Cancer Oct 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A family of proteins named after Popeye play an essential role in allowing the heart to respond to stress, according to a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The fi ...
Medical research Feb 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An international research team led by Imperial College London has for the first time pinpointed a single gene associated with one of the leading causes of heart thickening and failure.
Genetics Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a new means to eradicate malaria infections by rapidly killing the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause the disease.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers have identified a large number of areas in the human genetic code that are involved in regulating the way in which the liver functions, in a new study of over 61,000 people, published today in the journal Nature Ge ...
Genetics Oct 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |