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exercise-cancer

Acute exercise could slow down cancer cell growth

Regular exercise could help to halt the progression of cancer cells, new research has shown. The findings of a recent study were presented at The...
blindness

New understanding of proteins could help delay adult blindness

Scientists have made a breakthrough in determining the cause of the most common type of blindness in adults. A team of researchers, led by the...
autism

Common pesticide may increase autism risk, researchers find

Exposure to a common pesticide has been linked to a frequent autism-associated gene mutation, new research has found. In a study conducted by researchers at...
local government funding

Cuts to local government funding in England linked to lower life expectancy

UK researchers have conducted a novel study indicating that reductions in England's local government funding have potentially influenced declines in life expectancy. The study, led...
immunotherapy

Research discovery could lead to more immunotherapy for cancer patients

New insights surrounding a particular protein could help to broaden the range of effective immunotherapy treatments available for cancer patients. Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet...
colorectal-cancer

Colorectal cancer risk may be increased by low exposure to UVB light

A lack of exposure to UVB light from the sun may increase an individual’s risk of developing colorectal cancer, a new global study has...
COVID-19 nasal spray effective against variants

COVID-19 nasal spray effective against variants

A nasal spray that has been tested in clinical trials and proved to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 has also been found to work against...
Review shows under-reported cases of long COVID in NHS records

Review shows under-reported cases of long COVID in NHS records

A review of fully pseudonymised GP records of 57.9 million patients in England has shown that cases of Long COVID are being under-reported in...
Major research project launched to study chronic pain

Major research project launched to study chronic pain

A new research project has been launched to study chronic pain in a bid to improve outcomes for the many people living with debilitating...
Brain training improves concentration for people with ADHD

Brain training improves concentration for people with ADHD

New research has found that brain training based on the principle of 'neurofeedback' enables people with attention deficit disorder (ADHD) to improve their ability...
New research could help to reverse Alzheimer’s disease

New research could help to reverse Alzheimer’s disease

New research has identified a treatment candidate that has been shown to successfully halt neurodegenerative symptoms in mouse models of dementia and Alzheimer's disease...
Type-2-diabetes-muscle-diabetes

Muscle proteins could be early indicator of Type 2 diabetes

A new link between muscle proteins and Type 2 diabetes could help to inform more targeted preventative treatment for the condition. A collaborative study by...
New biomarker identified to diagnose pancreatic cancer

New biomarker identified to diagnose pancreatic cancer

A new biomarker – a protein called pentraxin 3 (PTX3) – has been identified that could be used to aid in the diagnosis of...
Discovery links gut microbe to formation of nerve cells in brain

Discovery links gut microbe to formation of nerve cells in brain

A new discovery has revealed that gut microbes play a key role in the formation of new nerve cells in the adult brain. The international...
Collaboration formed to test efficacy of breast cancer therapy

Collaboration formed to test efficacy of breast cancer therapy

Defence Therapeutics Inc. has announced the establishment of a collaboration with the Curie Institute to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of Accum-T-DM1 ADC in patient-derived...
blood-clots

Discovery could inform new preventative treatment for blood clots

A breakthrough in the understanding of why blood clots form in the lungs could lead to improvements in preventative treatment. Researchers from the University of...
Post-stroke findings on muscles could have implications for rehabilitation      

Post-stroke findings on muscles could have implications for rehabilitation      

In the first study to observe the phenomenon in humans, findings have revealed that following a stroke, muscles lose their most basic building blocks. After...
Human/mouse differences have important disease research implications

Human/mouse differences have important disease research implications

New findings have revealed important differences between human and mouse models, which has important implications for disease research. Led by UCLA, the study compared brain...
Training the immune system to fight infections

Training the immune system to fight infections

A new discovery has shown that the immune system can be trained to fight infections. A new report from UCLA scientists shows the discovery of...
rhabdomyosarcoma

Scientific breakthrough could increase rhabdomyosarcoma survival rates

A new genetic discovery could lead to improvements in treatment and increased survival rates for the aggressive cancer rhabdomyosarcoma. Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare type of...

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