University of Exeter
(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 |
(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 |
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 |
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 |
Congenital hyperinsulinism is a genetic condition where a baby's pancreas secretes too much insulin. It affects approximately one in 50,000 live births and in severe cases requires the surgical removal of all or part of the ...
Genetics Dec 27, 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 |
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) -- 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
The study suggests an innovative psychological treatment called 'concreteness training' can reduce depression in just two months and could work as a self-help therapy for depression in primary care. Led by the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 18, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The individualisation of drug treatments to support patients to self-manage their conditions is a concept that sits at the heart of policy, but a recent study in BMJ Open shows that there is no concrete defini ...
Health May 24, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 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
(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
(Medical Xpress)—Why is a wonderful person like you still single? Research from the University of Exeter has revealed that single people feel worse about being single when they think about themselves as ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0