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(Medical Xpress) -- The researchers compiled a systematic review of seven studies using data from 114,000 patients and found that people who consumed the most chocolate had a 37 per cent lower risk of developing ...
Health Aug 31, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Scientists have identified 29 new genetic variants linked to multiple sclerosis, providing key insights into the biology of a very debilitating neurological disease. Many of the genes implicated in the study are relevant ...
Genetics Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Shedding light on cell mechanism which plays a role in such diseases as Huntington's and Parkinson's
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from scientists at the University of Cambridge provides critical insight into the formation of autophagosomes, which are responsible for cleaning up cellular waste.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 26, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Siblings of people with autism show a similar pattern of brain activity to that seen in people with autism when looking at emotional facial expressions. The University of Cambridge researchers identified the reduced activity ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 12, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of death and disability worldwide. For South Asians, though, this global killer poses an even more sinister threat. Over the past three ...
Cardiology Jun 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have identified abnormal brain structures in the frontal lobe of cocaine users' brains which are linked to their compulsive cocaine-using behaviour. Their findings were published ...
Neuroscience Jun 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study from Cambridge University has for the first time found that autism diagnoses are more common in an IT-rich region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Scientists have identified a new strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) which occurs both in human and dairy cow populations.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New scientific evidence challenges a popular conception that behaviours such as repetitive hand-washing, characteristic of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), are carried out in response ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Old red blood cells shown to have undergone ?significant changes and damage?; techniques could help rapidly monitoring quality of blood supply.
Medical research May 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has revealed the possibility of using a simple test for the early detection of Alzheimers disease, enabling the condition to be identified before significant and irreversible ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- We like to think the human brain is special, something different from other brains and information processing systems, but a Cambridge professor set out to test that assumption by ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
A new study from Cambridge University has for the first time found that female-to-male transsexual people have a higher than average number of autistic traits.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 05, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Influenza is sweeping the UK, schools are closing, workplaces are decimated, and the race for a vaccine has begun: all the elements of a scenario not so very hard to imagine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0