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Brain Awareness Week: Stress from others can alter your brain

Scientists from the Cumming School of Medicine’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), have discovered that stress from others can change the brain in the same way as real stress does
Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease – accessing hope

Huntington’s disease (HD) is described as a ‘neuro-degenerative’ disorder as it damages or kills the neurons in the brain. Sorcha McPhillips looks at how the disease affects many people around the world and how recent developments in medicine are bringing hope to people's lives.
ESRC council

New ESRC council announced

The Board of UK Research and Innovation has confirmed the appointment of the new ESRC Council
clinical trials and medicines

New UK-wide agreement to speed up clinical trials and medicines R&D

Life Science leaders from across the UK have welcomed a new agreement that will make it easier for life-changing clinical trials and medicines research and development to take place across different parts of the UK

Research reveals levels of inappropriate prescriptions in England

At least 20% of all antibiotic prescriptions in primary care in England are inappropriate according to research published by Public Health England

European Institute of Innovation and Technology sets out expansion plans for 2020s

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is ready to take on an enhanced role in Framework Programme 9, according to Martin Kern, interim director
brain infection

Mutation explains why some people are more vulnerable to viral brain infection

One out of every 10,000 people who are exposed to common viruses like herpes simplex or influenza will develop a potentially deadly brain infection, encephalitis

Looking for the origins of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, including brain’s inability to create the appropriate vascular system, according to a new study

Study reveals which UK regions pulled the most sickies in 2017

The UK loses 38 million days each year to employees pulling sickies according to a new study conducted by Adzuna
brain cancer

Zika virus could help combat brain cancer

New research has found that the Zika virus could be an alternative for treatment of glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive kind of brain cancer in adults

Scientists find new antimalarial drug targets

Researchers have discovered new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New discovery for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Revolutionary discovery brings hope to lung disease sufferers after scientists from Université Paris-Saclay find a way to stop the deterioration of the arteries
liver biopsies

New technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS

Digital liver scanning technology could almost halve the number of biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease, according to a study

New “brain training” research may help people with schizophrenia

Video game based “brain training” could potentially aid people with schizophrenia, a new study has revealed

The leasehold system is more alive than ever before according to statistics

Sellhousefast.uk investigates the sales of leasehold properties in England and Wales in light of the Government’s crackdown of ‘unfair and abusive practices within the leasehold system’
geovation conference

Geovation Conference to focus on ‘Greener, Smarter Communities’

‘Building Greener, Smarter Communities’ will be the focus of the first-ever Geovation Conference on Friday 16 February Designer Wayne Hemingway is the keynote speaker at...
global smart cities

Singapore, London and Barcelona named top global smart cities

A report by Philips Lighting and SmartCitiesWorld has named Singapore, London and Barcelona as top global smart cities Naming Singapore, London and Barcelona as the...

UK “most giving” nation for organ donation

The UK has been deemed the most giving nation for organ donation but more could still be done according to a study led by...
genome analysis

Genome analysis creates clear picture of prehistoric ‘Cheddar Man’

Researchers from University College London, used genome analysis to form a complete facial reconstruction and discovered that the 10,000 year old Briton had dark...
innovation council

Jon Wrennall appointed to CBI innovation council

Advanced’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Jon Wrennall, has been selected to join the CBI’s prestigious Innovation Council The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) aims to...

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