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A groundbreaking study of 13 and 14-year-olds in 13 Staffordshire schools has revealed worrying levels of domestic abuse among the young.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers in Manchester have found a link between several lifestyle factors and pre-existing conditions, including smoking cigarettes and diabetes, and an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Life expectancy in the UK has improved over the last 20 years, but levels of ill health have not and the UK is now below average compared with 18 other countries on many important indicators.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New software, which will allow GP practice managers to improve healthcare for chronic illnesses including strokes, Alzheimer's and cancer, will be unveiled by scientists from The University of Manchester next week (13 & 14 ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The number of heroin and crack cocaine users in England has fallen below 300,000 for the first time.
Addiction Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have produced an instruction manual for the human genome that provides a framework to better understand the relationship between an individual's genetic make-up and their lifestyle.
Genetics Mar 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The European Centre for Disease Control has today announced it is examining current evidence for the possible environmental origin of drug resistance in a group of diseases known as Aspergillus infection, following Manchester ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
High levels of a chemical called troponin in the blood can indicate a heart attack. A new, highly sensitive blood test for troponin will be used on blood samples donated by 140 patients who were admitted to MRI with chest ...
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
General practice receptionists are not simply powerful and formidable 'gatekeepers' to GPs as they are occasionally portrayed in the mainstream media, according to research from The University Manchester.
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Taking omega-3 fish oils could help to protect against skin cancer, according to researchers at The University of Manchester. The team has just carried out the first clinical trial to examine the impact ...
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at The University of Manchester have made important advances in understanding why our immune system can attack our own tissues resulting in eye and kidney diseases. It is hoped the research will pave the way for ...
Immunology Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The findings by academics at The University of Manchester, published in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, compared Johnson's Baby Top-to-Toe wash against plain bath water on 307 newborn babies over a ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two academics from The University of Manchester have come up with a new diet which they believe can help lower the risk of breast cancer.
Cancer Feb 15, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Genetic medicine experts from Manchester Biomedical Research Centre at Saint Mary's Hospital and The University of Manchester have identified a new gene responsible for causing an inherited form of tumour, known as spinal ...
Genetics Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Domestic abuse prevention programmes able to have a positive impact on children's attitudes toward violence
A team of researchers has shown that domestic abuse prevention programmes are able to have a positive impact on secondary school children's attitudes to violence.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0