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2013-07-19 14:34:06

A breakdown of the skin barrier and inflammation in the skin that occurs in eczema could play a key role in triggering food sensitivity in babies.

2013-04-12 13:23:17

A new study by scientists at King's College London and the University of Arizona (UA) published in Science reveals the deep similarities in how the brain regulates behaviour in arthropods (such as flies and crabs) and vertebrates (such as fish, mice and humans).

2013-03-22 09:29:40

Researchers at King's College London have uncovered how the human ear is formed, giving clues as to why children are susceptible to infections such as glue ear.

2013-03-19 10:09:26

Scientists from King's College London are warning that millions of people may be exposed to risk of developing kidney failure and bladder cancer by taking herbal medicines that are widely available in Asia.

2013-03-04 10:27:22

New research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation reveals that tumours in melanoma patients deliberately create conditions that knock out the body's 'premier' immune defence and instead attract a weaker immune response unable to kill off the tumour's cancerous cells.

2013-02-01 13:21:09

An international study led by King's College London has identified a new genetic variant associated with stroke.

2013-01-30 10:18:36

Embarrassment and not wanting to waste their doctors' time are more frequently reported by British people than in other countries.

2012-10-29 12:01:15

Neutron scattering experiments have provided new insights into the origin of the side effects of an antifungal drug prescribed all over the world.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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