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Therapies for fibromyalgia may be on the horizon

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Harvard University, USA, have made a groundbreaking step towards finding new therapies for fibromyalgia. Therapies for fibromyalgia have been...
Have scientists found a way of halting and reverting Neurodegeneration?

Have scientists found a way of halting and reversing neurodegeneration?

Researchers have identified a molecule with the capabilities of halting and reversing neurodegeneration typically caused by Parkinson’s disease. A scientific collaboration led by researchers at...
Lab experiment eliminates malaria virus carried in mosquitos

Lab experiment eliminates malaria virus carried in mosquitoes

For the first time, research has been able to completely block the reproductive capacity of the malaria virus using a designer molecular approach. Researchers from...
Could pancreatic cancer be blocked

Could pancreatic cancer be blocked?

Researchers have developed a new drug that has the ability to prevent pancreatic cancer growth and potentially block the cancer cells from growing. The study,...
Obesity to overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK

Obesity to overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK

According to Cancer Research UK, obesity is predicted to surpass smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK for women by...
Research uncovers new findings on oral chronic pain disorder

Research uncovers new findings on oral chronic pain disorder

Researchers are finally taking steps towards providing better diagnosis and treatment for the oral chronic pain disorder known as the Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS). BMS...
Scandal NHS patients given contaminated blood

Scandal: NHS patients given contaminated blood

Public inquiry has begun regarding how thousands of NHS patients were given blood products infected with hepatitis and HIV during the 1970s and 1980s,...
Harmonizing birth defects and cancer research uncovers fine balance between cell survival and death

Harmonising birth defects and cancer: research uncovers fine balance between cell survival and death

A recent study suggests that it is important to strike a healthy balance between too much cell death, which can lead to developmental abnormalities...
WHO reports harmful use of alcohol causes more than 5% of the global disease burden

WHO reports: harmful use of alcohol causes more than 5% of the global disease...

More than three million people died because of damaging use of alcohol in 2016, according to a report released by WHO today. Overall, the...
DTU Biosustain receives investment to tackle harmful insecticides

DTU Biosustain receives investment to tackle harmful insecticides

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain) formed a spinout, BioPhero, which has receiving €3m in funding to develop products replacing the...
The components behind cognitive decline in type 2 diabetes

The components behind cognitive decline in Type 2 diabetes

In a recent diabetic medicine study, imaging tests discovered that changes in white matter regions of the brain, indicative of small vessel disease, are...
Mental health illness could be tackled with a contemporary approach

Mental health illness could be tackled with a contemporary approach

Four locations across the UK are set to establish creative approaches to improving mental health illness, thanks to £3.4m (~€3.8m) in National Lottery funding. Living...

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