Home > Science Blog > Archive results

Posts Tagged ‘Life Science’

Health structures explain up to a fifth of non-adherence to heart failure guidelines

September 16th, 2014

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has conducted a study that highlights the importance of health structures.

According to the research, which was carried out with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), nearly 20 per cent of non-adherence to heart failure to guidelines is caused by health structures. Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Industry News, Life Science, Medical Science | Comments (0)

‘Shape-shifting’ material could help reconstruct faces

September 14th, 2014

A new report has found a new "self-fitting" material that expands with warm salt water to accurately fit bone defects and could help thousands of patients who are born with birth defects or experience injuries.  Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cell Biology, Industry News, Life Science, Medical Science | Comments (0)

Stroke victims need prescription at discharge

September 13th, 2014

medicationData analysis has found that stroke patients are 70 per cent more likely to still be taking their medication a year on if they have their prescription when they are discharged from hospital, compared to those who have to wait. Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Industry News, Life Science, Medical Science | Comments (0)

Insight into how children memorise facts

September 12th, 2014

School girl doing arithmeticA new longitudinal study has helped to explain how children are able to remember facts, and why some find it easier to pull things from memory than others.

When children begin to learn basic arithmetic, they gradually switch from counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory, which is easier for some than others, but it is unknown why. Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Cell Biology, Industry News, Life Science, Medical Science, Microbiology | Comments (0)

Genetic factors identified in pediatric ulcerative colitis

September 10th, 2014

A team from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have helped identify genetic factors that can trigger the onset of the early stages of ulcerative colitis.

Although the condition is rare, it can have severe consequences for young children and infants as it can lead to the early development of colon cancer and increase their risk of liver damage. Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Industry News, Life Science, Medical Science | Comments (0)