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A University of Cambridge study, which set out to investigate DNA methylation in the human heart and the 'missing link' between our lifestyle and our health, has now mapped the link in detail across the entire human genome.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition indicates that orange sweet potato (OSP) is effective in providing vitamin A to malnourished women and children in Mozambique, where the prevalence of vit ...
Health Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories. The research, published in the 17 November issue of the scientific ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
New treatment for Multiple Sclerosis: Cambridge University translates research at the bench into a drug at the bedside
The culmination of three decades of research in Cambridge has resulted in the exciting prospect of a new transformational treatment for multiple sclerosis.
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
When linguists talk about unconscious or implicit language learning, they dont mean learning while you sleep. Rather, they are talking about one of the most intriguing of all mental phenomena: the ability ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Cambridge scientists, and their map-making skills, are contributing to an annual worldwide public health endeavour the race to select a vaccine against seasonal flu.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Technology developed at the University of Cambridge to detect peripheral visual field loss in young children will enable the earlier detection of brain tumours, potentially saving sight and lives.
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Medicines which increase levels of the brain chemical dopamine may hold the key to helping those addicted to cocaine and amphetamines kick the habit, researchers from the University of Cambridge have found.
Medical research Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Cambridge scientists have identified the cause of a rare, life-threatening form of hypoglycaemia. Their findings, which have the potential to lead to pharmaceutical treatments for the disorder, were published today in the ...
Genetics Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A structural variation in a part of the brain may explain why some people are better than others at distinguishing real events from those they might have imagined or been told about, researchers have found.
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 5 |
"Being gay is not a sickness or a choice." This is just one of the uncompromising messages in a bold poster campaign being rolled out by the newly launched Ukwazana Programme which works in the sprawling townships ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An investigation by academic researchers has revealed how backroom deals and discreet pressure by pharmaceutical corporations are determining which drugs are delivered to hospital patients in Poland.
Medications Sep 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Research provides new insight into why some individuals may be more aggressive than others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Cambridge Cognition, a spin-out of the University, today announced its plans to launch the GP version of their memory test to aid early detection of Alzheimers disease. The company is based on ...
Other Sep 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In order to make sense of its environment, the brain forms and maintains an internal model of the external world. A study published in the journal Science shows that neural activity recorded in darkness, uncove ...
Neuroscience Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0