Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age. The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 12, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Researchers in Newcastle and Singapore have identified a new type of white blood cell which activates a killing immune response to an external source providing a new potential target for vaccines for conditions such ...
Immunology Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The fascinating but deeply weird illusion of the scintillating grid, where the grid appears to sparkle, has been shown to be more sparkly when you view it with both eyes rather than one ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
The very oldest in our society are missing out on simple heart treatments which can prolong and improve their quality of life, Newcastle heart experts say.
Cardiology Jul 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study could help earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, after a Malaysian researcher working for Newcastle University in the UK identified that even early in the disease people experience symptoms.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A focus on alcohol-related entertainment in the North East normalises binge drinking among young people, a new study has found. Tim Townshend, of the School of Architecture, Planning & Lan ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Vitamin D is vital for making our muscles work efficiently and boosting energy levels, new research from Newcastle University has shown.
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An influential independent body has found that a pioneering mitochondrial transfer technique is ethical. Developed by a team at Newcastle University, the technique aims to prevent the transmission of maternally ...
Genetics Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Interaction between auditory cortex and amygdala responsible for our response to unpleasant sounds, research finds
(Medical Xpress)—Heightened activity between the emotional and auditory parts of the brain explains why the sound of chalk on a blackboard or a knife on a bottle is so unpleasant.
Neuroscience Oct 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Getting your family and friends to support you in being physically active and setting yourself physical activity goals are among the top ten tips scientifically proven to help combat Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study has found that many patients receiving a potentially life-saving drug for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma are potentially being under-dosed. Every year in the UK approximately 100 children aged ...
Cancer Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People aged 85 years and over have a high burden of respiratory disease, according to new findings from Newcastle University. The research has shed light on the health problems likely to be encountered by th ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An ultra-low cost scanner that can be plugged into any computer or laptop to reveal vital information about the unborn child has been developed by engineers at Newcastle University, UK.
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The research led by Newcastle University's Dr Mark Cunningham and Professor Miles Whittington and supported by the Dr Hadwen Trust for Humane Research, indicates a novel electrical bio-marker in humans.
Neuroscience Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Chemicals similar to those found in cannabis form the basis of a new drug that is being trialled in UK cancer patients for the first time. The trial – funded by Newcastle University spin-out company e-Therapeutics plc, ...
Cancer Sep 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0