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New smartphone app to help asthma sufferers
20 Apr 2017
A unique smartphone app to help people with asthma manage their condition has been developed in part by lung experts at the Nottingham Respiratory Research Unit.The MyAsthma app has been launched on...
Charity to fund MS specialist nurse posts for first time
20 Apr 2017 • 1 comment
Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?
13 Apr 2017 • 1 comment
Komodo dragon blood contains an important compound which scientists think could offer a new treatment for infected wounds.The reptile's saliva harbours many different types of bacteria, which somehow...
Brain cell therapy 'promising' for Parkinson's disease
12 Apr 2017 • 1 comment
Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson's disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain.They say human brain cells can be coaxed to take over...
Legumes may lower risk of type 2 diabetes
3 Apr 2017
Multiple sclerosis: Novel immunotherapy reverses paralysis in mice
3 Apr 2017
Researchers may be one step closer to developing new treatments for multiple sclerosis, after discovering a way to tame the erratic immune response that triggers the disease and reverse paralysis in...
First Humira biosimilar approved in Europe
27 Mar 2017 • 7 comments
B vitamins may have 'protective effect' against air pollution
21 Mar 2017
B vitamins may offer some protection against the impacts of air pollution, a small scale human trial suggests.Researchers in the US found that high doses of these supplements may "completely offset"...
'Huge advance' in fighting world's biggest killer
21 Mar 2017 • 1 comment
An innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors.The results of the large international trial on 27,000 patients means the...
How does the immune system know friend from foe in gut bacteria?
15 Mar 2017 • 2 comments
Healthy carrot cake, low in sugar
9 Mar 2017 • 4 comments
In the kitchen: read the "Healthy carrot cake, low in sugar" recipe quickly and reproduce it at home!