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HARDERWIJK, the Netherlands, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENALICE today announced that the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre's
Six in ten 13-year-old girls, compared to four in 10 boys the same age, are afraid of gaining weight or getting fat according to new research on eating disorders from the UCL Institute of Child Health (UK) in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK).
A US model of treating depression through a network of specialists could effectively be imported into the UK.
New research at the University of Southampton aims to develop a way of predicting who is more at risk of getting cancer.
A study carried out by the Primary Care Research Group at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and NIHR PenCLAHRC, has analyzed the results of an exercise program to prevent falls in those with Parkinson's disease.
A systematic review carried out by a team at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry has analyzed existing studies and concluded that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the natural environment.
If recently injured patients with serious bleeding were to receive a cheap, widely available and easily administered drug to help their blood to clot, tens of thousands of lives could be saved every year.
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