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Researchers use genetics to fight cancerT cell therapy

Researchers use genetics to fight cancer

Medical researchers are using genetic engineering to revolutionise the treatment of cancer. Leer ms

The Spanish: not the richest but the healthest

The Spanish Mediterranean diet has the longest life expectancy

The most recent study published in 2013 by The Lancet, not only placed the Spaniards as the longest living in Europe but the country also beat Australia, Canada, Norway and the U.S. Leer ms

Unmade beds remove moisture from

Untidy beds may keep us healthy according to a study

Failing to make your bed in the morning may actually help keep you healthy, scientists believe. Research suggests that while an unmade bed may look scruffy it is also unappealing to house dust mites thought to cause asthma and other allergies. Leer ms

Oreo cookies may be more addictive than cocaineIn lab rats at least

Oreo cookies may be more addictive than cocaine

A group of students and a professor of neuroscience have discovered that Oreo cookies may be as addictive as cocaine or morphine  Leer ms

Movember mustaches campaign raises awareness for mens health1st to 30th November

Movember mustaches campaign raises awareness for mens health

Movember campaign is gaining great viral recognition all over the world. The idea is simple: people grow a moustache throughout November to raise awareness about mens health and particularly prostate cancer. Leer ms

Eating disorders makes students risk from dropping out of their studies 32% of students diagnosed with eating problems

Eating disorders makes students risk from dropping out of their studies

Many students with eating disorders struggle to get the treatment they need at university, according to a study.Without proper support, students with eating disorders may drop out of university. Leer ms

Sleep removes brain toxins responsible for Alzheimers disease and other neurologica disodersRestorative funtions of sleep

Sleep removes brain toxins responsible for Alzheimers disease and other neurologica disoders

Scientists have long speculated that one of the functions of sleep is to restore and repair the brain, but whether this is a "core" purpose of sleep remains controversial. Now, a paper published in Science this month provides direct experimental evidence that the mouse brain cleans itself during sleep. Leer ms

Potential gender differences

Females are better doctors than males

Females are more likely to provide better care because they have a higher chance of sending patients to important check-ups and giving them the correct prescriptions, suggest researchers. However, this may become costly, since women are thought to be less productive in the hospital environment.  Leer ms

Michael J Fox donates large sum to Parkinsons  researchMichael J Fox donates large sum to Parkinsons research

American-Canadian actor Michael J Fox has donated a large sum of money through his Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) to leading Danish pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck. Leer ms

Allergies can be tackled through collaborative research and educationUnderstanding of emerging allergy trends

Allergies can be tackled through collaborative research and education

The EU-funded Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA2LEN), launched in 2004, has become a leading force in the battle against allergic diseases. The network is still expanding, with over 60 centres in more than 20 European countries.  Leer ms

Fruit and vegtables for the heart

Combined fruit and vegetable consumption reduces the risk of mortality 10%

A European study analyzes the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of mortality. As previous research has already suggested, this study concludes that fruit and vegetable consumption reduces all-cause mortality, and especially cardiovascular disease mortality. Leer ms

Electronic nose

Breath test could detect lung cancer patients using an electronic nose detection systems

Collecting samples of exhaled breath from people at a high risk of lung cancer could be a cheap and non-invasive method of diagnosing the disease, according to new research. Leer ms

Eating dissoders

Bigger brain may be the reason people with anorexia are able to starve themselves

New research indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder. Leer ms

The "Big Breakfast" diet study

"Big breakfast" eating pattern benefits weight loss

Researcher have highlighted the benefits of the Big Breakfast diet. Leer ms

Weightism

Weight discrimination may increase risk for obesity

Discrimination based on other factors, such as sex or race, did not appear to have the same correlation with weight. The effect of weightism also appeared independent of demographic factors like age, gender, ethnicity or education.  Leer ms

Satisfaction levels

Happier with 23 and 69

Young people tend to overestimate their future life satisfaction while the elderly tend to underestimate it, concludes a new study that sheds light on why people are happiest in their mid-20s and mid-60s, but most regretful in their mid-50s. Leer ms

A step closer to developing anti-obesity medication

Scientists try to find if obesity depends on genes

University of Cambridge researchers working with medics in the US found that obesity is not caused by bad diet and lack of exercise - its all in the genes. Leer ms

New technology to identify the presence of cancer

Cambridge Institute investigates a blood tests to monitor tumors instead of biopsies

AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) is pursuing three research projects with the University of Cambridge and Cancer Research UK to try to identify changes in tumor cells and test combinations of its drugs to better treat some cancer patients. The projects include using blood tests to monitor tumors instead of biopsies, potential drugs for prostate cancer, and new approaches for pancreatic cncer. Leer ms

Brain health in old age

Higher levels of cognitive activity during the childhood can stimulate the brain at an older age

Scientists say activities at any age that stimulate the brain, especially during the childhood may help preserve brain power into old age. Leer ms

An effective alternative to traditional therapy

Video games for stroke patients

A Marie Curie Fellow, Dr Debbie Rand came up with an original way for reeducating patients following a stroke. She found out that patients were much more likely to make significant progress during their reeducation if they played video games than traditional reeducation. Leer ms

EU-funded FLIACT project

Understanding how the brain works

An EU-funded research team aims to uncover how neural circuits are genetically encoded and how neuronal computation controls behaviour. It has also set out to give some of Europes brightest young scientists the chance to cooperate with colleagues in other countries and push forward our understanding of the brain.  Leer ms

METAPREDICT

Scientists study the response to exercise and training

An international team of scientists have embarked on an ambitious study, which is believed to be the biggest research of its kind. The objective is to discover if individualised lifestyle strategies can be developed to fight or prevent metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular problems.  Leer ms

It has attracted more than 900 participants

Universitys e-learning course helping to save lives in developing world

A new e-learning course designed by Loughborough University is helping to tackle one of the biggest killers of children in the AIDS, malaria and measles combined.  Leer ms

Blindness

What is the cause of inherited blindness?

European scientists have made a major breakthrough in the treatment of inherited retinal diseases.  Leer ms

Austerity measures

Crisis affects Spaniards health

Austerity cuts in Spain could lead to the effective dismantling of large parts of its healthcare system and significantly damage the health of the population, according to a study published on Thursday. Leer ms
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