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(Medical Xpress)—Investigation by researchers from the University of Exeter and ETH Zurich has shed new light on a protein which is linked to a common neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Athletes no longer ask whether beetroot juice improves sporting performance - they just want to know how much to drink, and when.
Health May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A gas associated with the smell of rotten eggs has proven to effectively reduce joint swelling, in research which could lead to advances in the treatment of arthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer's-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An international team of researchers has discovered 13 new regions of the genome associated with the timing of menopause.
Genetics Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research published in the journal Psychological Science has found that people living in urban areas with more green space tend to report greater wellbeing than city dwellers that don't have parks, gardens, or other green ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 21, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Teachers in schools across the globe are turning to a new philosophy to help improve the behaviour and well-being of students.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of political scientists and neuroscientists has shown that liberals and conservatives use different parts of the brain when they make risky decisions, and these regions can be used to predict which political party ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
The human subconscious has a bigger impact than previously thought on how we respond to danger, according to research led by the University of Exeter. Published today, the study shows that our primitive response to fear can ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Athletes competing this summer have benefited from an unlikely ingredient to fuel their Olympic and Paralympic success.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from psychologists at the Universities of Exeter and Cardiff shows that people can train their brains to become less impulsive, resulting in less risk-taking during gambling. The research could pave the way for ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Playing soccer (football) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and reduce their risk of stroke. Research from Universities ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Our 'gut feelings' influence our decisions, overriding 'rational' thought, when we are faced with financial offers that we deem to be unfair, according to a new study. Even when we are ...
Neuroscience May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Snack consumption and BMI are linked to both brain activity and self-control, new research has found.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Type 2 diabetes is popularly associated with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. However, just as there are obese people without type 2 diabetes, there are lean people with the disease.
Genetics Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |