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New research from the University of Southampton has shown that blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation, similar to that used by bats and dolphins, to determine the location of an object.
Medical research May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
The processes to allow people to self-manage their own illness are not being used appropriately by health professionals to the benefit of their patients, new research suggests.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study by scientists at the University of Southampton has revealed new clues to why people who carry the Alzheimer's risk gene APOE4 may be more likely to develop the disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A breakthrough in the study of chlamydia genetics could open the way to new treatments and the development of a vaccine for this sexually transmitted disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Southampton, University of Oxford and Retroscreeen Virology Ltd have discovered a series of peptides, found on the internal structures of influenza viruses that could lead ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with a research group in Delhi, India, have shown that growth in early childhood can affect bone density in adult life, which could lead to an increased risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Limiting polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in pregnancy may influence body fat of children, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Southampton researchers have demonstrated that mothers who have higher levels of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), which are found in cooking oils and nuts, during pregnancy have ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists identify molecular system that could help develop potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases
Scientists from the University of Southampton have identified the molecular system that contributes to the harmful inflammatory reaction in the brain during neurodegenerative diseases.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from three UK universities have developed a new test to catch drugs-cheats in sport.
Other Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research is hoping to understand how the human brain hears sound to help develop improved hearing aids and automatic speech recognition systems.
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
New research by scientists at the University of Southampton could lead to the design of more effective drugs to combat malaria.
Medical research Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new 'traffic light' test devised by Dr Nick Sheron and colleagues at University of Southampton and Southampton General Hospital could be used in primary care to diagnose liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in high risk populations ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research is aiming to produce hearing aids which can distinguish better between speech and background noise and benefit the lives of the six million people in the UK with hearing impairments.
Medical research Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Eye experts and scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered specific cells in the eye which could lead to a new procedure to treat and cure blinding eye conditions.
Ophthalmology Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A University of Southampton academic has warned the UK is on the potential tipping point in the war against alcohol abuse and says failure to reform alcohol laws will result in 210,000 avoidable alcohol-related ...
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0