Humans on a chip – the future for research and drug discovery
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Humans on a chip – the future for research and drug discovery

Medicines Discovery Catapult, the Centre for Drug Safety Sciences at the University of Liverpool and the NC3Rs combine forces to propel the UK into the race to advance…

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Nasal sprays – Key insights for a successful device development to achieve bioequivalence requirements
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Nasal sprays – Key insights for a successful device development to achieve bioequivalence requirements

An observation of generics in the nasal spray market will reveal to the keen observer an opportunity. Whilst the overall nasal spray market is currently experiencing limited growth,…

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Raising awareness of PSP and CBD
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Raising awareness of PSP and CBD

Ellen Rossiter speaks to Andrew Symons,  Chief Executive of PSP Association, about the work of the association and his hopes for the future. Imagine striving daily to raise…

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The First International Research Symposium on PSP & CBD
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The First International Research Symposium on PSP & CBD

PSPA is delighted to be bringing together the international PSP & CBD research community in 2018. The first truly international research conference on these two devastating neurodegenerative diseases…

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Top dementia researchers awarded prestigious Brain Prize
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Top dementia researchers awarded prestigious Brain Prize

Pioneering dementia researchers Professors John Hardy, Bart De Strooper, Christian Haass and Michel Goedert have been awarded the prestigious 2018 Brain Prize. The award honours outstanding contribution to…

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Government announces £300 million for landmark ageing society grand challenge
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Government announces £300 million for landmark ageing society grand challenge

10 million Brits alive today can expect to reach 100 and funding will ensure the UK leads the world in healthy ageing • The funding will support better diagnosis…

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Better memory and thinking seen in over 85s despite high cholesterol
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Better memory and thinking seen in over 85s despite high cholesterol

US scientists have found that high levels of cholesterol in people over the age of 85 is linked with a reduced decline in memory and thinking ability. The…

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Government nutritional review findings echo dementia risk messaging
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Government nutritional review findings echo dementia risk messaging

Alzheimer’s Research UK is backing the findings of a Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) review on diet and its impact on cognitive impairment and dementia. The committee…

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A lifetime of regular exercise slows down ageing, study finds
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A lifetime of regular exercise slows down ageing, study finds

Researchers at the University of Birmingham and King’s College London have found that staying active keeps the body young and healthy. The researchers set out to assess the…

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Memories can be decoded from brain waves during sleep, say researchers
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Memories can be decoded from brain waves during sleep, say researchers

Bursts of brain activity known as sleep spindles can play a vital role in strengthening new memories after learning, researchers have found. In a study carried out by…

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STEM Sussex, helping you engage with the workforce of tomorrow
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STEM Sussex, helping you engage with the workforce of tomorrow

At the end of June, almost 10,000 students from across the South East will gather at the South of England Showground for one of the biggest and most…

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Earth holds the key to detecting life beyond our solar system
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Earth holds the key to detecting life beyond our solar system

New research in to how Earth’s atmosphere evolved over time could hold the key to detecting life on exoplanets, according to scientists from the University of St Andrews…

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Calcium may play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease
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Calcium may play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. This is…

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AI ‘scientist’ finds that toothpaste ingredient may help fight malaria
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AI ‘scientist’ finds that toothpaste ingredient may help fight malaria

An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of the currently-used drugs.…

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Cambridge University and Institute of Cancer Research launch Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence
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Cambridge University and Institute of Cancer Research launch Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has announced funding for a new Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence, based at the University of Cambridge and The Institute of Cancer Research,…

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Study of problems in OCD helps young people unlock their potential at school
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Study of problems in OCD helps young people unlock their potential at school

Adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have widespread learning and memory problems, according to research published today. The findings have already been used to assist adolescents with OCD obtain…

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