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Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered that weight loss plays an important role in the body's response to fighting off intestinal worms.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A virtual heart, developed at The University of Manchester, is revealing new information about one of the world's most common heart conditions.
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified how cells know which way up they need to be. The discovery could help in the fight against cancer because in the early stages of the disease the cells become disorganised.
Cancer Dec 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have been looking at why new drugs called "MEK inhibitors", which are currently being tested in clinical trials, aren't as effective at killing cancer cells as they ...
Cancer Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Schoolchildren on the autistic spectrum experience worrying levels of mental health difficulties, according to a new study by research psychologists from The University of Manchester.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at The University of Manchester have for the first time identified why a patient who appears outwardly healthy may develop Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Itching is so contagious that simply seeing an image of an itch stimulus – such as ants or an insect bite – can trigger a physical response, new research suggests.
Medical research Nov 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Researchers have pieced together new genetic clues to the arthritis puzzle in a study that brings potential treatments closer to reality and could also provide insights into why more women than men succumb to the disabling ...
Genetics Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Writing in the journal Science, Professor Derby of The School of Materials, looks at how the concept of using printer technology to build structures in which to grow cells, is helping to regenerate tissue.
Medical research Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research into controversial pay-for-performance schemes has suggested they may help to save the lives of NHS patients.
Health Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have identified a molecular 'flag' in women with breast cancer who do not respond or have become resistant to the hormone drug tamoxifen.
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cancer of the prostate – the most common male cancer in the UK – presents in two distinct ways: a low-risk type, which may never cause any symptoms, and a high-risk form that needs treatment to prevent it spreading to ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A study led by The University of Manchester has demonstrated that new technology that can analyse millions of gene sequences in a matter of seconds is an effective way to quickly and accurately identify diseases in skeletons.
Medical research Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
UK scientists hope that lymphoma patients could benefit from a new drug that triggers the cancer-fighting properties of the body's own immune system, after highly promising early laboratory results.
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Research carried out at The University of Manchester has found further evidence that a simple solution, which is already used in IV drips, is an effective treatment for reducing inflammation.
Inflammatory disorders Sep 20, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |