News: January 2012

Depression, diabetes and cardiac arrest

Recent research linking depression and the rising incidence of diabetes to an increased risk of heart attack and possible death has been published by an international research team. Dr Herbert Jeli...

04 Jan '12 | Depression | Australia

Children like colourful foods

Children like colourful foods. That is one conclusion from recent research at Cornell University (New York State, USA). While the results of this study may seem unsurprising, it is interesting to f...

05 Jan '12 | Nutrition | USA

How to stick to New Year Resolutions

Recent research from Leeds University (England, UK), suggests that while you are more likely to do something if you plan it in advance, working with someone else can really boost the likelihood of ...

05 Jan '12

Nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) may not be effective in the long-term

Nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) designed to help people stop smoking, specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, do not appear to be effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even whe...

09 Jan '12 | USA

Long warm-ups tire sports players

Research from Australia indicates that major sporting clubs may be tiring their players by warming up for too long. They compared performance after various warm-up routines including one conducted ...

09 Jan '12 | Sports | Australia

Human adults respond to the sound of babies crying

The sound of babies crying causes adults to react quickly. Depression and postnatal depression may result in some people not attending so much to babies' cries. This new work shows that this is lik...

10 Jan '12

Feline rotavirus research announced

New research into rotovirus in catshas been backed by a new funding grant from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Charitable Trust. Studies will be conducted by experts at Liverpool Un...

11 Jan '12

Concern about Parabens (cosmetic chemicals) detected in human breast tissue samples

Parabens are a class of chemicals widely used as preservatives in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. They can be found in deodorant-antiperspirant products, body lotions, moisturisers, sun...

12 Jan '12 | Breast Cancer | Reading, UK

India records one year without polio cases

India appears to have interrupted wild poliovirus transmission, completing one year without polio since its last case, in a 2-year-old girl in the state of West Bengal, on 13 January 2011. India wa...

12 Jan '12 | Polio | India

Research into genetic causes of schizophrenia within families

Scientists are working towards identifying the genetic defects involved in the development of schizophrenia within families. They will work with families from the Pakistani community of West Yorksh...

17 Jan '12

Saving the snow leopard with stem cells

Saving the snow leopard with stem cells has been receiving research attention at Monash University (Australia) where scientists have, for the first time, produced embryonic stem-like cells from the...

23 Jan '12 | Endangered Species | Australia

Black tea might significantly reduce blood pressure

Drinking a cup of black tea three times a day may significantly reduce your blood pressure according to recent research from the University of Western Australia (Australia). Their study revealed th...

24 Jan '12 | Blood Pressure | Australia

UK pet dog survey indicates higher than expected Lyme disease risk

Survey of pet dogs in England indicates higher than expected risk of Lyme disease. Ticks infected with the bacteria that cause Lyme disease may be considerably more prevalent in the UK than expecte...

25 Jan '12 | Lyme disease | England

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