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2010-08-24 14:04:57

Research led by the Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick has found that unhealthy glucose levels in patients with diabetes can cause significantly more problems for the body than just the well-known symptoms of the disease such as kidney damage and circulation problems.

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2010-06-28 10:45:51

Scientists from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, are the first to directly measure a specific region of DNA in human embryos.

2010-05-26 13:34:14

Researchers at the University of Warwick, and the Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya, have found that respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) appears to be the predominant virus detected among infants and children hospitalized in Kenya with severe pneumonia.

2010-05-24 08:53:28

Carers working in residential homes need funding and support to upskill to ensure more older people have a home for life instead of being transferred to hospitals and nursing homes, according to a new report.

2010-05-04 14:52:20

Research carried out by the University of Warwick in collaboration with the Federico II University Medical School in Naples, Italy, has found that people who sleep for less than six hours each night were 12% more likely to die prematurely than those who get the recommended 6-8 hours.

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2010-04-15 13:58:08

Carbon fixation by phytoplankton in the open ocean plays a key role in the global carbon cycle but is not fully understood.

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2010-04-09 07:30:00

People researching their ancestors can open a "Pandora's Box" of secrets that may cause conflict and widen rifts in the family, new research says.

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2010-03-22 11:20:00

A study by researchers at the University of Warwick and Cardiff University has found that money only makes people happier if it improves their social rank.

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2010-03-09 07:50:00

An international team of astronomers has shown that the two stars in the binary HM Cancri definitely revolve around each other in just over 5 minutes.

2010-02-16 14:06:18

Middle aged and elderly people with high levels of vitamin D could reduce their chances of developing heart disease or diabetes by 43%, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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