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A new technology which delivers sustained release of therapeutics for up to six months could be used in conditions which require routine injections, including diabetes, certain forms of cancer and potentially HIV/AIDS.
Medical research Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Older people who have experienced episodes of delirium are significantly more likely to develop dementia, according to new research. The study is published in the journal Brain today.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Cambridge scientists have used an age-old fable to help illustrate how we think differently to other animals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 10 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New medical devices take a long time to reach the market and many never make it. Jon Johnson, a researcher at Cambridges Institute for Manufacturing, is looking at ways of ...
Medications Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Research groups at the University of Cambridge and the Instituto de Neurociencias, in Spain, have discovered a new and unexpected mechanism by which cold sensation is regulated, and opens ...
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A rare genetic disease which causes some parts of the body to grow excessively has been linked to a cancer-associated mutation that drives cell growth, potentially paving the way for new treatments. The research ...
Genetics Jun 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature, new research has found. The findings, from research led by Professor Derek Smith and Dr Colin Russell at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
New research focusing on educating young people about sex and HIV/AIDS in Africa is using innovative techniques such as photo-voice and role-play to discover what African children know about sex ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study commencing in the same week as World Blood Donor Day will determine whether blood can be safely collected more frequently than present practice.
Other Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A year-long study on childrens music-making indicates that playing music in groups on a regular basis greatly improves a childs ability to empathise with others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A book written for the general reader, "Betrayed by Nature: The War on Cancer" by Dr Robin Hesketh, sets out in plain English what goes wrong in our bodies when cells begin to replicate in an abnormal manner, ...
Cancer Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What do physicists, chemists, mathematicians and biologists have in common? One of the answers at Cambridge is a shared interest in unravelling the processes behind neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, ...
Neuroscience May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Public Health Nutrition links frequent cooking to a longer life.
Health May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Living a healthy lifestyle might seem like common sense, but the environment we live in can make healthy choices more difficult. Whether its how much access we have to green spaces, the transport we ...
Health May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite recent dramatic reductions in cot death rates in the UK, and the development of sophisticated screening for Downs syndrome, preventing stillbirth is proving tougher to tackle. ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0