News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature

from or mentioning England (UK)

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Report says 65% Britons surveyed report experience of mental health challenges

A recent Mental Health Foundation (MHF) report on mental health in the UK indicates the large scale of the mental and emotional challenges faced by the population. Younger people seem to be affecte...

08 May '17 | Mental Health | UK

Harnessing the healing properties of honey to help combat antimicrobial resistance

The researchers in Southampton, England, are studying the properties of Surgihoney, an engineered, medical honey that has a potent antimicrobial agent with antibiofilm activity. It is hoped that th...

29 Apr '16 | Honey | Southampton, UK

Public health nursing in the UK

Nursing services are a vital part of the suite of professional skills used to provide and support public health initiatives in the UK. Although the importance of public health nursing is widely rec...

03 Mar '16 | Public Health Nursing | UK

Horses respond to human facial expressions

Horses respond to human facial expressions according to recent research in psychology (Sussex Univ, UK). Although showing photographs to horses while monitoring the horse's heart rate might be a re...

11 Feb '16 | Animal News | England

Recent assessment of British wildlife causes concern

Decline in native British biodiversity since the 1970s has left some species groups particularly threatened. This recent study included 4,424 individual species and much data from 100s volunteer ob...

10 Dec '15 | Animals & Wildlife | UK

New ultrasonic device to improve medical instrument hygiene

Starstream, a new ultrasonic device, has been found to improve the cleaning of medical instruments and so reduce contamination and risk of infection. It works by increasing the efficiency with whic...

16 Sep '15 | Technology | England

Medics plea to UK politicians: No More Games with A&E

The recent BMA plea to politicians uses the slogan: No More Games with A&E. Just weeks ahead of the UK general election on 7 May is perhaps one of the best opportunities to try to extract promises ...

25 Mar '15 | Emergency Medicine | UK

How the elderly can reduce risk of falls this winter

How to help elderly people to feel more confident at home by reducing the risk of and concern associated with falls, either in the home or outside such as on ice or challenging surfaces.

02 Mar '15 | Senior Citizens | England

Education: For Exams or Moral Character ?

School education encompasses many areas of child development. Although exam results matter, it is argued that moral character including virtues such as self-discipline, fairness and courage, matter...

02 Mar '15 | Education | UK

Eating peanut during infancy can prevent development of peanut allergy

Although peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies, recent research suggests that introducing peanut into the diet of an infant within the first 11 months of life might reduce the lik...

24 Feb '15 | Food Allergies | Southampton

Scientists to develop wearable technology incl. smart trousers

Bionic hands that transmit sensory data to the brain, smart socks that help you pick your feet up, smart trousers that support the wearer and assist with standing or even climbing stairs ... UK sci...

23 Feb '15 | Wearable Tech | Leeds

Ageing: Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk

Mild cognitive impairment, a state between normal ageing and dementia, may be more likely to lead to dementia if diabetes or psychiatric symptoms such as depression also affect the person. Research...

20 Feb '15 | Depression | UK

Teenage girls and sexual coercion in relationships

Recent study reveals around 40 percent teenage schoolgirls in England have been subjected to sexual coercion in the context of relationships and many teenage boys often look at pornographic images

11 Feb '15 | Youth Welfare | Bristol

Report that 50% of cancer patients survive at least 10 years

50% (Half) of cancer patients diagnosed in England and Wales now survive for at least 10 years according to a recent statistical study by Cancer Research UK.

29 Apr '14 | Cancer | UK

New approach to treat ovarian cancer

Laboratory studies of ovarian tumour tissue indicate that reducing HS6STs leads to a reduction in tumour growth. This cancer research study may eventually lead to new and more effective treatments ...

Discovery of the brain circuits involved in emotion

Brain Science: Understanding the neural circuits underlying fear is an important step towards developing better treatments for behavioural changes associated with emotional disorders such as anxiet...

23 Apr '14 | Neuroscience | Bristol (UK)

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