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Scientists funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) have shown for the first time that transplanting light-sensitive photoreceptors into the eyes of visually impaired mice can restore their vision.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A study of more than 18,000 children across England found that embedding mental health support in schools as part of the Targeted Mental Health in Schools (TaMHS) programme led to greater improvements in self-reported behavioural ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the UCL Institute of Child Health have found a single genetic variant inherited from the mother significantly increases a babys birth weight.
Genetics Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Taking a sample from just one part of a tumour may not give a full picture of its genetic landscape, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Cancer Mar 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Antibodies that block the process of synapse disintegration in Alzheimer's disease have been identified, raising hopes for a treatment to combat early cognitive decline in the disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Doctors at the UCL Institute of Child Health have made progress towards engineering donated intestines, so that they can be implanted without rejection.
Medical research Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With just 39 per cent of men and 29 per cent of women reaching the Department of Healths recommended level of health-enhancing physical activity, the answer to the UKs growing obesity problem could ...
Health Dec 23, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Three new locations for Crohn's Disease genes have been uncovered by scientists at UCL using a novel gene mapping approach.
Genetics Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 5 |
Children with thinner parents are three times more likely to be thin than children whose parents are overweight, according to a new study by UCL researchers.
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Small bypass vessels which act as a 'back-up system' for the heart's main arteries play a significant role in reducing the mortality of patients with coronary artery disease, according to new research.
Cardiology Sep 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Babies can distinguish painful stimuli as different from general touch from around 35-37 weeks gestation just before an infant would normally be born according to new research.
Neuroscience Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
What hides behind the enigma of autism? Dr. John Skoyles of University College London, in a paper published this September in Autism Research and Treatment, identifies the type of information used to process synonyms and co ...
Other Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3
Men and women differ in the way they anticipate an unpleasant emotional experience, which influences the effectiveness with which that experience is committed to memory, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 3 |