News incl. lifesciences, animal, wildlife & nature

from or mentioning Sheffield, England

The articles listed below include news from, about or mentioning Sheffield (South Yorkshire).

Touchscreen technology (NANA System) to help with nutrition for the elderly

NANA (Novel Assessment of Nutrition and Ageing) is the result of a three-year project to develop a simple and easy to use system for measuring diet, cognition, mood, and physical function. Users - ...

12 Nov '12 | Nutrition | Reading

Bee swarms mimic human brain neurons to make decisions

Swarms of bees and brain neurons make decisions using strikingly similar mechanisms according to a recent study carried-out at Cornell University and published in the Dec. 9 issue of Science.

09 Dec '11 | Animal News

THT and regional partners aim to roll out Play Zone nationally

After a successful pilot in London and Brighton, Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) is working with a range of regional HIV and sexual health organisations to launch Play Zone across England and Wales. P...

14 Apr '09 | UK-wide

Parents take children with minor illnesses to A&E for supportive advice (RCN)

Many parents who take their children to A&E with minor illness do so to obtain better practical advice about how to treat their child's condition at home. This is part of information being presente...

25 Mar '09 | child health | UK

RCN appoints new Public Health Adviser

UK nursing association The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has announced Jan Maw as its new Public Health Adviser. She will be responsible for public health, occupational health, sexual health, trav...

13 Jan '09 | Nursing | UK

Ground-breaking ovarian reserve test to help women plan for the future

Developed by Professor Bill Ledger, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Sheffield, Plan Ahead measures three hormone levels in the blood. The first two are the ovarian hormon...

25 Jan '06 | Fertility | UK

Get well soon? Cards reveal mental health stigma

Patients on psychiatric wards at a Sheffield hospital receive significantly fewer greetings cards than other patients. This has been interpreted by a recent study as highlighting stigma associated...

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