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2010-12-01 21:32:57

Dr Alex Mitchell, of the Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine at the University of Leicester, led the study which has been published in the journal General Hospital Psychiatry.

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2010-11-29 11:55:37

Advance in understanding of insulin secretion could impact on diabetes control.

2010-11-25 21:52:27

An international team led by researchers from the Universities of Leicester and Cambridge has announced a breakthrough in identifying people at risk of developing potentially fatal blood clots that can lead to heart attack.

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2010-11-18 10:55:00

Researchers say that nuclear decay-driven machines could gather gases from the atmosphere of Mars for propulsion.

2010-11-17 17:08:28

New research that provides potential for exciting new approaches to targeting diseases such as cancer has been announced by an international team of academics.

2010-11-15 21:38:36

The world's first remote heart procedure, using a robotic arm alongside 3-D mapping, is due to take place at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

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2010-11-12 10:57:15

Dramatic advance in understanding of how the body fights bacteria paves way for more effective vaccines.

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2010-11-10 08:29:29

Research also reveals that in areas with more white people, greater deprivation, more smokers and more people with diabetes, there is an increased risk of dying from coronary heart disease.

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2010-11-03 12:04:46

A new study analyzing how complex, highly-evolved societies are organized in nature has found that it is workers that play a pivotal role in creating well-ordered societies where conflict is minimized.

2010-10-29 19:08:57

A new study by researchers at the University of Leicester and University of Leeds has concluded that parents' efforts towards their child's educational achievement is crucial – playing a more significant role than that of the school or child.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.