University of Leicester
(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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Medical researchers may have uncovered a novel approach to treat an incurable and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people.
Medical research Jun 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 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 |
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 |
A team of neuroscientists at the University of Leicester, UK, in collaboration with researchers from Poland and Japan, has announced a breakthrough in the understanding of the 'brain chemistry' that triggers ...
Neuroscience Apr 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Leicester scientists will present groundbreaking new evidence about how a chemical found in red wine can help prevent cancer on Wednesday, December 5.
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The biggest study into the treatment of urinary incontinence with botulinum toxin (trade name Botox) has demonstrated that it is effective in treating overactive bladder (OAB) - a debilitating common condition which can affect ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 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 |
Research into the 2011 London riots found they were mostly committed by antisocial persons, less than 20% of whom were explicitly gang members. This is because gang membership is primarily for the most antisocial of such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A ground-breaking international study into the ways lungs grow and develop has challenged existing medical understanding that our lungs are completely formed by the age of three.
Medical research Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists from the University of Leicester and University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have announced a breakthrough advance in tackling dangerous 'bad' cholesterol in the body.
Medical research Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |