University of Leeds
The University of Leeds traces its roots to Leeds School of Medicine established in 1831 in West Yorkshire, England. The University of Leeds has a large student body and as part of the Russell Group ranks 10th among universities in the U.K for research grants. The university employs about 8,000 staff and professional employees. Approximately 33,300 undergraduate and graduate student attend the University of Leeds. The University of Leeds attracts many applicants for their Physics program, MBA program and health care programs.
(Medical Xpress)—Research by the University of Leeds has shown that very young children appear to reject story book characters who are overweight, but not those who are disabled.
Overweight and Obesity May 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 4
Children admitted to UK intensive care units in out-of-hours emergencies are at no greater risk of dying than children arriving during normal working hours, according to new research.
Pediatrics May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women in some disadvantaged communities are missing out on support that could potentially reduce high rates of infant mortality, according to an exploratory study at the University of Leeds.
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A key building block in the Schmallenberg virus could be targeted by anti-viral drugs, according to a new study led from the University of Leeds.
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open.
Other Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Forget fad diets and hypnotherapy; your smartphone could be a key tool to losing those post-Easter egg pounds, according to scientists at the University of Leeds, UK.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The walls of the human heart are a disorganised jumble of tissue until relatively late in pregnancy despite having the shape of a fully functioning heart, according to a pioneering study.
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Natural chemicals found in green tea and red wine may disrupt a key step of the Alzheimer's disease pathway, according to new research from the University of Leeds.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 05, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (11) | 0 |
Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study.
Health Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A drug commonly used in treating breast cancer could have far wider benefits, offering a new way of preventing cancers spreading through the body, according to a University of Leeds-led study.
Cancer Nov 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists from the University of Leeds have found that the protein called prion helps our brains to absorb zinc, which is believed to be crucial to our ability to learn and the wellbeing of our memory.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Hospital superbugs can float on air currents and contaminate surfaces far from infected patients' beds, according to University of Leeds researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Public health 'superheroes' are needed to help tackle the growing challenges posed by obesity, alcohol, smoking and other public health threats, according to new research published today.
Health Oct 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A report showing that 350,000 people in the UK become infected with the Toxoplasma parasite each year has raised new concerns about its risks and has prompted a rethink of the dangers posed by cats.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An international research team, led from the University of Leeds, has found that a common anti-angina drug could help protect the heart against carbon monoxide poisoning.
Cardiology Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |