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Blood vessel project gets a healthy boost!

SCIENTISTS aiming to make grafted blood vessels more resilient have been awarded a grant of over £145,000 by national charity Heart Research UK.

‘Joined-up strategy on alcohol will save lives’

A JOINED-UP strategy on alcohol is needed to save lives, the British Liver Trust has told the Government.

New brain studies challenge conventional ideas about deafness

NEW studies suggest the brain works better if it has access to all sound, challenging the conventional way in which many traditional hearing technologies attempt to support hearing loss.

Reversing diabetes – the Dutch way . . .

LIFESTYLE changes could be a possible way to reverse Type 2 diabetes, say Dutch scientists. In a study published today in the BMJ Nutrition Prevention...

Plant-based diets lower blood pressure – even with a bit of meat!

A PLANT-based diet can lower blood pressure – even if small amounts of meat and dairy are consumed, too, according to new research.

Coronavirus – catastrophic for brain injured

By Ipek Tugcu, a Senior Associate in the Brain Injury Team at Bolt Burdon Kemp THE impact of Covid-19 on neurorehabilitation is likely to be catastrophic to brain...

Brain training brings new skills for people with Down’s syndrome

CONTRARY to previous thinking, researchers have found that cognitive function in people with Down’s syndrome can be improved. A team of scientists at Aristotle University...

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