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Scientists from the University of Leicester and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have announced a major advance towards developing drugs to tackle dangerous, or 'bad', cholesterol in the body.
A ground-breaking international study into the ways lungs grow and develop has challenged existing medical understanding that our lungs are completely formed by the age of three.
A study shows that worms infecting fish grow 4 times faster at higher temperatures and manipulate the behavior of fish.
An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, paving the way for the development of new drugs to treat the deadly disease.
Women's personal testimonies of cervical smear testing in the UK show that their experiences are often far from positive.
Research into the 2011 London riots found they were mostly committed by antisocial persons, less than 20% of whom were explicitly gang members.
A researcher from the University of Leicester's Department of Cardiovascular Sciences has been involved in a ground-breaking study into the causes of high blood pressure.
A major study calling for levels of obesity among South Asians to be recalculated has been published by researchers from the University of Leicester.
Satellite imagery has uncovered new evidence of a lost civilization of the Sahara in Libya's south-western desert wastes that will help re-write the history of the country.
University of Leicester research into greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm plantations provides robust measures now being used to inform international policies on greenhouse gas emissions.
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