Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malawi to pilot groundbreaking malaria vaccine

Malawi will on Tuesday spearhead large scale pilot tests for the world's most advanced experimental malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Help the scientists find out why you sound like your parents

Have people often commented on how you sound like your mum or dad, or get your family mixed up on the phone? If so, a team of researchers at The University of Nottingham needs your help in a new and unique project to find ...

Medical research

Scientists 'grow' new cartilage with help of 3-D printing technology

A partnership between scientists at the University of Wollongong and St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne has led to a breakthrough in tissue engineering, with researchers growing cartilage from stem cells to treat cancers, osteoarthritis ...

Health

Food app to fight nation's killers

A revolutionary smartphone app launched today will empower New Zealand shoppers to make healthier food choices - reducing their risk of dying early from two of the nation's biggest killers, heart attack and stroke.

Genetics

Gene deletion affects early language and brain white matter

(June 27, 2013) – A chromosomal deletion is associated with changes in the brain's white matter and delayed language acquisition in youngsters from Southeast Asia or with ancestral connections to the region, said an international ...

Cardiology

Virtual heart sheds new light on heart defect

(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.

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