Latest Medical Research Council Stories

2014-12-19 04:20:02

This gene accounts for the size of the human brain and potentially our superior cognitive abilities SINGAPORE, Dec 19,

2014-11-20 12:31:06

LONDON and BOSTON, November 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Project to develop first-in-class selective and orally available GLP-1 receptor antagonist for treating severe

2014-01-03 15:38:01

Children are likely to have stronger muscles if their mothers had a higher level of vitamin D in their body during pregnancy.

2013-12-12 10:27:54

The degree to which students' exam scores differ owes more to their genes than to their teachers, schools or family environments.

2013-11-27 09:57:23

UK researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking.

2013-10-10 08:20:02

S$148 million centre to study the role of nutrition and early development in health and disease in AsiaSingapore, Oct 10, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The National University

Cardiovascular Risk In Middle Age Linked To Body Fat
2013-05-16 08:08:30

While the cardiovascular system of a younger adult might be capable of compensating for the effects of obesity, new research suggests that the ability to adapt is lost after middle age.

Too Much TV Has Little Impact On A Child's Social Development
2013-03-26 06:15:17

A new study by the Medical Research Council (MRC) has found evidence that spending hours in front of the TV or playing video/computer games each day does not have as much of an influence on a child’s social development as previously suggested.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.