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Consuming whole grain foods can effectively prevent type 2 diabetes

Consuming whole grain foods can effectively prevent Type 2 diabetes

Studies have indicated that individuals who eat any type of whole grain foods are less susceptible to developing Type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Chalmers University...
Alzheimer's disease treatment: Amyloid β-protein could be making a comeback

Alzheimer’s disease treatment: Amyloid β-protein could be making a comeback

For many years, amyloid β-protein has been a promising therapeutic target, but the study results have been disappointing. New studies have now shown these...
Could paracetamol use in infancy be a cause of asthma

Could paracetamol use in infancy be a cause of asthma?

Specific variants in the GST genes seem to play a role in greater susceptibility to lung problems and possibly be a cause of asthma...
Is there a cocaine cure on the horizon

Is there a cocaine cure on the horizon?

A stem cell implant has been developed by gene therapists that could assist in overcoming addiction and avert overdoses. Could this be the new...
Cancer immunotherapy to be funded by NHS England

Cancer immunotherapy to be funded by NHS England

NHS England have announced personalised blood cancer immunotherapy to be offered to some children and young adults with leukaemia. Such funding makes this a great...
Gene technology: is this a more precise method of identifying the cause of diabetes

Gene technology: is this a more precise method of identifying the cause of diabetes?

Decades of research with animal and cellular models have expanded the knowledge regarding molecular mechanisms producing beta-cells to dysfunction, the main cause of diabetes. With...
New inner ear neurons discovered: the potential for new hearing therapies

New inner ear neurons discovered: the potential for new hearing therapies

Researchers have identified new inner ear neurons, which may lead to new hearing therapies to treat disorders. The team at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden...
New imaging biobank for oncology developed at University of Pisa

New imaging biobank for oncology developed at University of Pisa

A project to develop a new imaging biobank for oncology, which aims to support the diagnosis of malignant tumours, has received €10m in EU...
Novo Nordisk Research Centre pursues new treatments for diabetes

Novo Nordisk Research Centre pursues new treatments for diabetes

A new Novo Nordisk Research Centre has opened today in Oxford, UK, and aims to develop innovative new medicines and approaches to the treatment...
KRAS protein mutations have varied effects on protein functions

KRAS protein mutations have varied effects on protein functions

A new study suggests that the effects of the KRAS protein mutations that underlie many different types of cancer are more diverse than previously...
Physical inactivity puts health of 1.4 billion at risk, warns WHO  

Physical inactivity is putting health of 1.4 billion at risk, warns WHO  

One in four of the world’s adults is physically inactive, putting them at risk of serious diseases like cancer and diabetes. This is the finding...
The European Commission launch free open access to scientific journals

European Commission launches free open access to scientific journals

The European Commission, together with 11 top national research funders, has launched an initiative to provide free open access to scientific journals on the...

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