New research released today from the University of South Australia and University of Exeter in the UK has found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems. The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, shows that the psychological impact of being overweight causes depression, rather […]Continue Reading ...
New research has found that providing bilingual therapy is vital to improving developmental language disorders in dual-language children. The study, which brought together Birmingham City University academics and members of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, also found that there is no evidence to suggest providing second language therapy is more effective than bilingual therapy. […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Young people with learning difficulties and their families have helped to identify key areas of research that could improve their lives. Ten research priorities – which include devising approaches to tackle bullying and creating the best learning environments – will be used to inform new research initiatives at the University of […]Continue Reading ...
Professor Maiken Nedergaard from the University of Copenhagen is this year’s recipient of the prestigious prize Stora Nordiska Pris awarded by the Eric K. Fernström Foundation. She receives the prize for her discovery of and research into the brain’s cleaning system, the glymphatic system. This year’s Stora Nordiska Pris, one of the largest medical awards […]Continue Reading ...
Glioblastoma is a serious and incurable brain cancer. Patients receiving this diagnosis typically have 11-20 months to live. One of the main difficulties in treating this cancer is that its cells quickly build up a resistance to chemotherapy. In the upcoming issue of Nucleic Acids Research, Professor Rotem Karni and his team at Hebrew University’s […]Continue Reading ...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is preparing and inspiring a new generation of cancer investigators through Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR). The 10-week program recently received a five-year National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute) research grant totaling $1.6 million. Starting in 2019, CanSUR will support 32 undergraduates each year from June through […]Continue Reading ...
Each year, Worldwide Cancer Research brings together a group of leading cancer researchers to discuss and debate how to invest the money raised through fundraising and generous public donations. This year the charity has £4 million to spend on pioneering cancer research projects. The group will go through the ideas put forward by scientists from […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research gives the clearest guidance yet on how schools can best support children with ADHD to improve symptoms and maximise their academic outcomes. The study, led by the University of Exeter and involving researchers at the EPPI-Centre (University College London), undertook a systematic review which analysed all available research into […]Continue Reading ...
Joe Buckham has suffered severe facial pain for a decade. Credit: Newcastle University, UK Patients with persistent facial pain are costing the economy more than £3,000 each per year, new research has revealed. Experts at Newcastle University, UK, say introducing an electronic referral system to speed up diagnosis and treatment is likely to improve quality […]Continue Reading ...
Over the past three decades, the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Center (TBIMSC) program has served as a critical source of research to improve care and outcomes for patients and families affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI). The history and research achievements of the TBIMSC are reviewed in the November/December issue of the Journal of […]Continue Reading ...
The winner of the Johanna Duermueller-Bol DBMR Research Award 2018 is Dr. Stephanie Ganal-Vonarburg. As a Senior Scientist, she conducts research in the Gastroenterology / Mucosal Immunology Research Laboratory at Bern University Hospital and at the Department for BioMedical Research at the University of Bern. Ganal-Vonarburg is being awarded for her research in the field […]Continue Reading ...
New research from La Trobe University has revealed that 30 per cent of Australians recently reduced the quantity of their alcohol consumption and a further 29 per cent reduced the frequency of their drinking, while six per cent kicked the habit for good. Published in Alcohol and Alcoholism, the study found young adults aged between […]Continue Reading ...
A group of Brazilian researchers succeeded in preventing allergic asthma from progressing in experimental models by increasing the amount of a protein. This increase, in turn, blocked the CD4+ T lymphocytes responsible for producing a cytokine that triggers a cascade of events resulting in the onset and progression of the disease. This knowledge of how […]Continue Reading ...
Regenerative Medicine is one of the fastest growing sectors in biomedical research – replacing diseased cells, tissues or organs. A national, public-private platform has now been launched in Bern under the name “Translational and Clinical Bio-Manufacturing (TCBM)”. Its goal is to share expertise in the translation of research results into clinical application to promote Regenerative […]Continue Reading ...
Nov 2 2018 The National Psoriasis Foundation, NPF, has awarded $2.3 million in research grants and fellowships in 2018. This year’s awards bring the total amount NPF has invested in the advancement of psoriatic disease research to more than $19 million. Receiving over 140 applications from around the world, NPF is funding 45 projects focused […]Continue Reading ...
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