Cardiology

Zinc at the heart of new study

Zinc plays an important role in regulating heartbeat, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.

Neuroscience

Ground-breaking approach accelerates drug discovery process

An international collaboration between Imperial College London, Singapore's Duke-NUS Medical School and Belgium-based pharmaceutical company UCB led to the discovery of a new anti-epileptic drug target and a whole new approach ...

Medical research

Got to go? Harvard scientists figure out how you know

If you have an overactive bladder or incontinence, help could be on the way. A new research report published online in the FASEB Journal, shows that the epithelium, a thin layer of cells which line the surface of the bladder, ...

Genetics

Scientists hone in on DNA differences behind immune diseases

Scientists are one step closer to discovering the causes of immune diseases such as asthma, multiple sclerosis and arthritis. Research from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, GSK and Biogen, under the Open Targets initiative, ...

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