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2009-06-01 07:24:48

A blood-pressure medicine has been shown to reverse the effects of early-stage liver failure in some patients.

2009-06-01 07:14:22

The International Serious Adverse Events Consortium (SAEC) announced today initial results from its research designed to discover genetic markers that may predict individuals at risk for serious drug induced liver injury (DILI).

2009-04-01 14:16:37

A new mathematical formula that could be used to give advance warning of where a tsunami is likely to hit and how destructive it will be has been worked out by scientists at Newcastle University.

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2009-03-12 11:00:00

An Australian research group has disclosed evidence which scientifically disproves assertions that high-tech running shoes advance athletic performance or reduce injury.

2009-02-25 12:04:30

The recovery of some stroke victims, those who suffer brain haemorrhage, could be vastly improved if they were tested and treated for post-traumatic stress disorder, a distressing psychological condition more commonly known to affect soldiers who have fought in war zones.

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2009-01-28 09:45:00

A cow with a name produces more milk than one without, scientists at Newcastle University have found.

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2009-01-20 10:30:00

In the first-ever study of food adverts in UK magazines, researchers found them filled with sugary, salt-filled options often contradicting the health messages the articles were trying to put across.

2009-01-08 16:20:00

Flooding like that which devastated the North of England last year is set to become a common event across the UK in the next 75 years, new research has shown.

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2009-01-02 07:56:50

UK researcher Corry Gellatly believes he has a new explanation for how the human race keeps a balance of males and females.

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2008-12-01 09:24:52

A super-efficient system that has the potential to power, heat and cool homes across the UK is being developed at Newcastle University.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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