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EXPERT REACTION TO STUDYING LOOKING AT SLEEP PATTERNS AND GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

A study, published in the European Heart Journal, reports that a good sleep pattern can offset some risks of cardiovascular disease. Prof...

EXPERT REACTION TO SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS ON AIR POLLUTION EXPOSURE AND DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE

Research, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, reports a link between risk of depression and suicide with air pollution...

 
 
 

AIR POLLUTION EXPOSURE AND DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE

Research, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, reports a link between risk of depression and suicide with air pollution...

FIRST STUDY TO DIRECTLY MEASURE TRANSMISSION OF BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS BETWEEN CATTLE AND BADGERS

A Wellcome Trust, BBSRC and Defra funded analysis of bovine Tuberculosis in cattle and badgers has exploited over fifteen years of...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO A STUDY LOOKING AT THE TRANSMISSION OF TB BETWEEN CATTLE AND BADGERS

Research, published in the journal eLife , reports on the transmission of Tuberculosis between cattle and badgers in Gloucestershire...

EXPERT REACTION TO MOUSE STUDY ON ANTIDEPRESSANT USE IN PREGNANCY AND OFFSPRING RESPONSE TO STIMULI

A study, published in the journal eneuro, reports on the impact on offspring of SSRI medication use in mouse pregnancy. Prof Ian Jones,...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO CHILLI CONSUMPTION AND MORTALITY

Research, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, reports that consumption of chilli's reduces risk of death...

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT ULTRAPROCESSED FOOD CONSUMPTION AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

Research, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, reports that a higher consumption of ultraprocessed food may be linked to a higher risk...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT EATING TWO APPLES PER DAY, AND CHOLESTEROL LEVELS

Research, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reports that eating two apples per day can reduce cholesterol levels. Prof...

EXPERT REACTION TO AVIAN INFLUENZA BEING IDENTIFIED ON A COMMERCIAL CHICKEN FARM IN SUFFOLK

An out break of avian influenza has been discovered on a Suffolk poultry farm. Prof Paul Wigley, Professor of Avian Infection and Immunity,...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT BMI IN 9-10 YEAR OLDS AND CEREBRAL CORTEX THICKNESS

Research, published in JAMA Pediatrics , reports that children aged between 9 and 10 who have higher BMI's tend to have thinner cerebral...

GREENLAND ICE LOSS

A team of 96 polar scientists from 50 international organisations have produced the most complete picture of Greenland ice loss to...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO RESEARCH ON GREENLAND ICE LOSS

Research, published in Earth System Science Data and Nature, reports that Greenland ice loss is rising faster than expected. This roundup...

EXPERT REACTION TO FROZEN EMBRYO TRANSFER IVF AND CHILDHOOD CANCER RISK

Research, published in JAMA , reports that children born through IVF have an elevated risk of childhood cancer. Richard Kennedy, Medical...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO NEW ZEALAND VOLCANIC ERUPTION

On December 9th the White Island volcano in New Zealand erupted. Prof Bill McGuire, Emeritus Professor of Geophysical & Climate Hazards...

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY ON ACUPUNCTURE FOR SIDE EFFECTS OF RADIATION TREATMENT IN HEAD AND NECK CANCERS

A study, published in JAMA, reports on on acupuncture for side effects of radiation treatment in head and neck cancers. Prof Edzard...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT TIME-RESTRICTED EATING AND WEIGHT LOSS IN PEOPLE WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME

Research, published in Cell Metabolism , reports that time-restricted eating may have benefits for people at risk of developing diabetes...

EXPERT REACTION TO BIOGEN'S PRESENTATION ON THE DRUG ADUCANUMAB FOR ALZHEIMER'S AT THE CTAD CONFERENCE

The pharmaceutical company Biogen has presented its plans for the drug aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer's at the CTAD Conference. Dr...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO CASE STUDY OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHO DEVELOPED A LUNG DISEASE FOLLOWING USE OF A CANNABIS E-CIGARETTE

A case study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, reports on an individual who developed a lung disease following use of...

EXPERT REACTION TO TWO PAPERS ON DEMENTIA LOOKING AT THE BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER AND BRAIN INFLAMMATION IN MICE

Two papers, published in Science Translational Medicine, report that Dementia has been reversed in mice with a drug that reduces brain...

 
 
 



Johanna Konta slumps to Australian Open first round defeat by Ons Jabeur 

Johanna Konta slumps to Australian Open first round defeat by Ons Jabeur 

MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: Jo Konta's problems when faced with players who bring a box of tricks to the court surfaced again on Tuesday morning when she was bundled out of the... Read more ...

Kyle Edmund is abused by rowdy punters during Australian Open exit

Kyle Edmund is abused by rowdy punters during Australian Open exit

KYLE EDMUND suffered verbal abuse from fans as he was dumped out of the Australian Open. The Brit, who reached the semi-finals here two years ago, lost 7-6 6-3 7-6 to Serbian... Read more ...

Coronation Street spoilers: Furious Gary Windass lashes out at Daniel...

Coronation Street spoilers: Furious Gary Windass lashes out at Daniel Osbourne as he blames him for Maria Connor's miscarriage

Daniel Osbourne has been through a lot in Coronation Street , but he's set to face much more devastation in the coming episodes, as baby Bertie battles measles. However, that's... Read more ...

British academic jailed in Iran says she 'feels abandoned and forgotten'

British academic jailed in Iran says she 'feels abandoned and forgotten'

In letters smuggled out of Evin prison in Tehran, Cambridge-educated Kylie Moore-Gilbert claims Iran tried to recruit her a spy. She also begs to leave the unit where she has... Read more ...

Love Island fans in meltdown over Siânnise Fudge's face as she seethes over...

Love Island fans in meltdown over Siânnise Fudge's face as she seethes over new girl Rebecca

Love Island fans were in meltdown on Monday over Siânnise Fudge's stunned face as she seethed over new girl Rebecca's sizzling arrival during the Dirty Dancers challenge. Read more ...

Government lose first vote of new Parliament on EU citizens' rights post-Brexit

Government lose first vote of new Parliament on EU citizens' rights post-Brexit

Peers reversed a provision in the Withdrawal Amendment Bill, passed by the Commons Read more ...

Meghan Markle cradles Archie while out hiking as Prince Harry flies over to...

Meghan Markle cradles Archie while out hiking as Prince Harry flies over to Canada

Meghan Markle was photographed out walking on Vancouver Island with baby Archie as Prince Harry jetted from the UK to Canada. Meanwhile, William ushered in a new royal era with... Read more ...

Jailed terrorists to get lie detector tests to prove they wont plan another...

Jailed terrorists to get lie detector tests to prove they wont plan another attack

The UK Government has announced plans to introduce polygraph testing in the wake of the latest London Bridge attack carried out by a freed terrorist. Read more ...

Love Island's Shaughna devastated as Callum goes on hot date with stunning...

Love Island's Shaughna devastated as Callum goes on hot date with stunning new girl Rebecca in the Hideaway

LOVE Island's Shaughna Phillips is devastated in Tuesday's episode as her man Callum Jones goes on a hot date with new girl Rebecca Gormley in the Hideaway. The 25-year-old and... Read more ...

Angelina Jolie 'will feel disrespected' by Brad Pitt's jibe about their marriage

Angelina Jolie 'will feel disrespected' by Brad Pitt's jibe about their marriage

The SAG Awards are looking to be a nightmare for Angelina Jolie after she was the butt of Brad Pitt's joke after he reunited with ex Jennifer Aniston Read more ...