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Researchers find a new drug candidate for fatty liver disease

Researchers find a new drug candidate for fatty liver disease

A study from Karolinska Institutet has identified a potential antibody drug candidate for the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Currently, there is no drug...
Low-grade inflammation can cause atherosclerosis in healthy adolescents

Low-grade inflammation can cause atherosclerosis in healthy adolescents

Atherosclerosis and arterial stiffness in adolescents may be caused by low-grade inflammation, according to an international research team.   It is understood that low-grade inflammation is...
How AI can improve genome editing

How AI can improve genome editing

Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool that can predict the efficacy of genome editing repair options, reducing errors in the correction of...
Researchers discover the mechanism behind lung adenocarcinoma

Researchers discover the mechanism behind lung adenocarcinoma

Researchers have found the mechanism responsible for the development of cancer-associated fibroblasts which are essential to lung adenocarcinoma. Lung adenocarcinoma is a common form of...
New research says actin plays a key role in the spread of cancer

New research says actin plays a key role in the spread of cancer

Researchers from the University of Freiburg found that the release of so-called prometastatic factors is influenced by proteins in the cells’ skeleton called actin. According...
Researchers fight to have noma disease recognised by WHO

Researchers fight to have noma disease recognised by WHO

Researchers from the University of York have recently highlighted the neglect of noma disease at an event at the Houses of Parliament. The event was...
Improving the treatment and diagnosis of methylmalonic aciduria

Improving the treatment and diagnosis of methylmalonic aciduria

A combined research team from Switzerland is developing new tools for the diagnosis and treatment of the rare disease, methylmalonic aciduria. Methylmalonic aciduria is a...
Improving migraine relief medication

Improving migraine relief medication

Researchers from Malmö University have found a way to improve migraine relief medication by creating a shortcut from the mucous membrane in the mouth...
Pre-eclampsia can lead to a long-term risk of heart attack and stroke

Pre-eclampsia can lead to a long-term risk of heart attack and stroke

Women with pre-eclampsia are more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than their peers within seven years of delivery. Researchers from the University...
High and low-dose exercise yields similar results for knee osteoarthritis

High and low-dose exercise yields similar results for knee osteoarthritis

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet have compared high-dose exercise therapy to low-dose therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis. The research shows that both approaches to treating...
Researchers begin the development of a new liver disease treatment

Researchers begin the development of a new liver disease treatment 

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism that could help the development of a new alcohol-related liver disease treatment.  Alcohol-related liver disease is one of the...
Understanding the gut microbiome and lifestyle medicine

Understanding the gut microbiome and lifestyle medicine

Dr Sheena Fraser and Dr Siobhan McCormack discuss the vast and impactful workings of the gut microbiome and why the Lifestyle Medicine approach is...
Dealing with diabetic foot ulcers

Dealing with diabetic foot ulcers

The Welsh Wound Innovation Centre’s diabetic foot clinic team share some of the challenges in treating and managing diabetes-related foot problems and some recent...
The anti-ageing gene that can rewind the heart’s biological clock

The anti-ageing gene that can rewind the heart’s biological clock  

Researchers have found an anti-ageing gene in a population of centenarians that can rewind the heart’s biological age by ten years.  The discovery may provide...
Scientists explain emotional ‘blunting’ caused by SSRIs

Scientists explain emotional ‘blunting’ caused by SSRIs

The University of Cambridge scientists have discovered why selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) cause emotional ‘blunting’. In a new study, scientists have found out why...
Researchers identify the mechanism behind muscular atrophy

Researchers identify the mechanism behind muscular atrophy

Muscular atrophy is caused by the fragmentation and elongation of mitochondria, according to researchers from the University of Barcelona.   This fragmentation and elongation lead to...
Understanding malnutrition in adults

Understanding malnutrition in adults

Sarah Coe, Nutrition Scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation shares some of the key risk factors and warning signs for malnutrition in adults. Good nutrition...
The effects of gestational diabetes mellitus on children's neurodevelopment

The effects of gestational diabetes mellitus on children’s neurodevelopment 

Gestational diabetes mellitus can have negative effects on the neurodevelopment of two-year-old children, according to the University of Turku.  Despite the negative effects of gestational...
Nitrites in food additives can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

Nitrites in food additives can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

A new study has found an association between exposure to nitrites and nitrates in food additives and the risk of type 2 diabetes. Nitrites and...
Impact of lifestyle-related mortality on trends in life expectancy

Impact of lifestyle-related mortality on trends in life expectancy

Following research gathered during the Future Mortality project, Professor Fanny Janssen discusses the value of understanding the impact of past and anticipated future trends...

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