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Scientists have shown how a promising viral therapy that delivers a double blow to cancer can sneak up on tumours undetected by hitching a ride on blood cells.
Cancer Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New UK guidance for doctors and other prescribers on the use of strong painkillers for patients with chronic or incurable disease has been welcomed by researchers at the University of Leeds.
Medications May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a previously unknown mechanism through which pain is signalled by nerve cells a discovery that could explain the current failings in the drug development process for ...
Medical research May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Computing experts and medical researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a fast, easy-to-use way of studying tissue samples in 3D using virtual microscope slides.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of children with conditions such as muscular dystrophy, neurodegenerative disorders or severe cerebral palsy who are surviving into adulthood has been underestimated, a new study shows.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The internet is awash with stories of how silver can be used to treat cancer. Now, lab tests have shown that it is as effective as the leading chemotherapy drug - and may have fewer side-effects.
Cancer Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It's official: older adults are naturally inclined to drive in the middle of the road, leaving the younger generation to cut corners.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan for coronary heart disease is better than the most commonly-used alternative, a major UK trial of heart disease patients has shown.
Cardiology Dec 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Leeds have been studying an enzyme called 3D which plays a vital role in the replication of the virus behind the disease. They have found that this enzyme forms fibrous structures ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
An international team of researchers from Leeds, London and Berlin has discovered more about the function of muscle stem cells, thanks to next-generation DNA sequencing techniques.
Genetics Nov 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A research group from the University of Leeds has shown that infection by the brain parasite Toxoplasma gondii, found in 10-20 per cent of the UK's population, directly affects the production of dopamine, a key chemical messen ...
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (11) | 3 |
Doctors should not only treat the heart muscle in chronic heart failure patients, but also their leg muscles through exercise, say researchers in a study published today in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
Cardiology Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Leeds investigating the genetic causes of bipolar disorder have identified two new drugs one of which has already been found safe in clinical trials that may ...
Genetics Oct 24, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 1 |
Despite substantial reductions in the hospital death rates for heart attack patients across all age groups, there are still worrying inequalities in heart attack management for the elderly, a new study has shown.
Cardiology Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Universities of Leeds, Edinburgh and Dundee have shed new light on the way that the brain protects itself from harm when 'running on empty.'
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (6) | 1 |