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2014-06-17 08:29:19

HARDERWIJK, the Netherlands, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENALICE today announced that the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre's Molecular Diagnostics Centre has signed a contract for a larger model of the GENALICE VAULT, GENALICE's Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data processing appliance. This all-in-one bioinformatics appliance is preloaded with the ultra-fast and highly accurate NGS data processing software, GENALICE MAP....

2013-12-17 11:23:16

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). Using data on over 7,000 participants in the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol (UK) from when they were aged 13 and 15, the study, which was funded by the National Institute for Health...

2013-08-20 10:38:38

A US model of treating depression through a network of specialists could effectively be imported into the UK, new research has revealed. Collaborative care involves depressed people having access to a team of specialists, with advice and support often given over the phone. A trial led by Professor David Richards at the University of Exeter Medical School found that collaborative care led to improvement of depression symptoms immediately after treatment. Furthermore, 15 per cent more...

2012-10-17 22:26:34

New research at the University of Southampton aims to develop a way of predicting who is more at risk of getting cancer. Led by Paul Little, Professor of Primary Care Research, the CANcer DIagnosis Decision rules (CANDID) study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (NIHR SPCR), will collect and analyze clinical information and blood samples from 20,000 patients who have had lung or colon cancer. The aim is to determine which signs and...

2011-10-12 11:49:42

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. The study was instigated because, to date, there are few trials that have examined the benefit of such interventions to people with Parkinson's disease. The research team used a randomized controlled...

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2011-02-06 08:27:57

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. Their findings were published in the leading research journal Environmental Science and Technology on February 4, 2011. The research team, supported by the NIHR Peninsula Collaboration in Leadership for Applied Health Research and Care (PenCLAHRC, part...

2010-08-11 14:15:16

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 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, according to a paper published on-line today by The Lancet. Dr Ian Roberts, Professor of...


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