A new spin-out from Oxford University will improve the quality and diagnostic power of the most widely used diagnostic imaging tool, ultrasound imaging.
Other Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The biological role of a gene variant implicated in multiple sclerosis (MS) has been determined by researchers at Oxford University.
Genetics Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A genetic map of the British people has been produced by Oxford University researchers. It forms the centrepiece of their display at the Royal Society's free Summer Science Exhibition, which opens today.
Genetics Jul 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A survey of the nation's sleeping and waking patterns has revealed that on average, we get over 7 hours sleep a night. But we spend 20 minutes in bed after the alarm has gone off while ...
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A small but statistically significant link between risk of childhood leukaemia and the gamma rays we are all exposed to from our natural environment has been detected in a very large study ...
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A simple diagnostic test developed at Oxford University, and launched today by Massachusetts-based Boston Heart Diagnostics, will identify those at increased risk of rare but serious side ...
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Cutting the amount we drink to just over half a unit a day could save 4,600 lives a year in England, according to a modelling study by Oxford University researchers published in the journal ...
Health May 31, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study suggests that a woman's most intense relationship in her 20s is with a member of the opposite sex, but after the age of 45 this relationship shifts to a much younger female who is likely to be ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research published today in the journal Age and Aging has investigated why women are 40% more likely to be admitted in to a care home than men. The study found that women were often married to older partners who cannot ...
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Dads with 'postnatal' depression are more likely to fix on negatives and be more critical of themselves when talking to their new babies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The way premature babies are fed in hospitals could change following the results of an Oxford University-led study.
Health Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Until now, illicit drug use has not been common in older people. However, it is likely to become more common as generations that use drugs more frequently reach an older age.
Addiction Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men who are moderate drinkers and who have survived a first heart attack have a lower risk of death from heart disease or any other cause than non-drinkers, according to the results of a study of nearly 2000 men in the USA.
Cardiology Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study involving Oxford researchers suggests that babies who are breast-fed or bottle-fed to a schedule do not perform academically as well at school as their demand-fed peers.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | 2 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- British scientists are to carry out the largest trial anywhere in the world of a gene therapy for cystic fibrosis.
Medical research Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0