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New research organized by the University of Cambridge in Britain suggests that having diabetes at 50 may reduce a personâ€™s life expectancy by an average of six years.
Researchers have developed what is being called "the world's first accurate blood test" for the human form of mad cow disease.
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Scientists and clinicians in Nottingham are to work more closely with industry to develop new ways of diagnosing and treating lung disease.
A childâ€™s chances of developing allergies or wheezing is related to how he or she grew at vital stages in the womb, according to scientists from the University of Southampton.
A series of genetic variations linked to fat, obesity, and body shape have been discovered by an international team of 400 experts from more than 250 research institutions.
The practice of giving infants a small amount of sugar when performing invasive procedures does not reduce the amount of pain they feel, and could actually lead to brain damage.
A new study from scientists could lead to better diagnostic tests and improved treatment methods for those suffering from the often deadly infectious disease.
LONDON, July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Technology (UK) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Genentech, Inc., a wholly owned member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) for an exclusive licence to a series of small molecule drug candidates for the potential treatment of neurological disease. This is the first small molecule chemistry programme to come out of MRC Technology's Centre for Therapeutics Discovery (CTD) and the first major small molecule...
LONDON, February 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A major centre created by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and MRC Technology (MRCT) in order to fast-track the discovery and development of novel drugs, opens its first call for targets today. The MRCT Centre for Therapeutics Discovery (CTD), based in London, is seeking small molecule drug discovery and therapeutic antibody targets from academic researchers. The CTD would like to collaborate with scientists in all universities to develop drug...
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