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Neuroscientists investigating the 'brain code' claim to have made a significant step forwards in understanding how the brain deals with stress- and mitigates its impact.
Neuroscience Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Unique research into eye-movements of young and old people while reading discovers that word recognition patterns change as we grow older
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (12) | 3 |
Scientists from the University of Leicester have hit upon unique forms of spinal nerve activity that shape output of nerve cell networks controlling motor behaviours.
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Turning the volume up too high on your headphones can damage the coating of nerve cells, leading to temporary deafness; scientists from the University of Leicester have shown for the first time.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists investigating a 'biochemical switch' linked to strokes and heart disease claim to have made an advance in understanding how it is 'turned on'.
Medical research Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists have for the first time discovered sixteen new sections of the genetic code that relate to lung health -- opening up the possibility for better prevention as well as treatment for lung diseases.
Genetics Sep 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, paving the way for the development of new drugs to treat the deadly disease.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Hundreds of women with breast cancer living in England's most deprived areas would have better survival rates if they were diagnosed at the same stage as those who lived in affluent areas.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A study led by the University of Leicester has found that anti-obesity drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and BMI.
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A simple blood test could one day be a more accurate way to test for the early signs of breast cancer than using mammograms to spot a lump say researchers today, as Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Small groups of brain cells store concepts for memory formation– from Luke Skywalker to your grandmother
Concepts in our minds – from Luke Skywalker to our grandmother - are represented by their own distinct group of neurons, according to new research involving a University of Leicester neuroscientist.
Neuroscience Feb 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of scientists led by the University of Leicester has found new evidence that links faster 'biological' ageing to the risk of developing several age-related diseases - including heart disease, multiple ...
Genetics Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A common heart disease which kills thousands each year may be passed genetically from father to son, according to a study led by the University of Leicester.
Genetics Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A magician is using his knowledge of magic theory and practice to investigate the brain's powers of observation.
Neuroscience Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by the University of Leicester, in association with colleagues at Loughborough University, has discovered that sitting for long periods increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease and death.
Diabetes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |