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2009-01-26 14:45:01

According to a study of more than 800 men published in the January issue of BJU International, men who are more sexually active in their 20s and 30s may run a higher risk of prostate cancer.

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2009-01-19 16:16:07

Scientists at The University of Nottingham are leading a major European study to unravel the genetic code of one of the most lethal strains of hospital acquired infections.

2009-01-05 14:30:49

When there is a threat of disease during pregnancy, mothers produce less aggressive sons with more efficient immune systems, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

2008-12-10 09:31:52

Treatment times for amblyopia "” more commonly known as "Ëœlazy eye' "” could be drastically reduced thanks to research carried out at The University of Nottingham.Amblyopia is thought to affect up to 2.5 per cent of people and accounts for around 90 per cent of all children's eye appointments in the UK. Occlusion therapy "” patching the normal eye for lengthy periods to "Ëœtrain' the affected eye "” is the main treatment for amblyopia. However,...

2008-12-03 10:40:01

The widespread problem of children failing to take their medication for a range of life-threatening illnesses is to be tackled as part of a new university research project.

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2008-12-03 08:21:08

A study led by researchers at The University of Nottingham has identified a gene that protects the body from lung cancer.

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2008-12-03 06:48:23

A more human approach to processing raw data could change the way that computers deal with information, according to academics at The University of Nottingham.

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2008-12-01 10:37:27

Biologists at The University of Nottingham and University College Dublin have announced a major breakthrough in our understanding of the sex life of a microscopic fungus which is a major cause of death in immune deficient patients and also a cause of severe asthma.

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2008-11-25 11:56:58

Astronomers at The University of Nottingham have identified a type of galaxy that could be the missing link in our understanding of galaxy evolution.

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2008-11-12 12:40:37

A new technique to study genetic changes that can lead to breast cancer could be one step closer.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.