Toxin could help treat illnesses
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Toxin could help treat illnesses

Research in the laboratory of Dr Michelle Linterman at the Babraham Institute ‘s Lymphocyte Signalling programme has provided fresh insights into the potentially beneficial effects that a toxin,…

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Team devises way to kill tumour cells
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Team devises way to kill tumour cells

Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in the United States say they may have discovered a way to kill tumour cells…

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Vaccine offers hope of tackling horse virus
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Vaccine offers hope of tackling horse virus

An effective vaccine protecting against all nine strains of African Horse Sickness Virus (AHSV) is a step closer, according to new research.

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Research provides insight into Tourette Syndrome
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Research provides insight into Tourette Syndrome

Researchers have identified changes in two genes that may increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome.

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Concern at low immunisation rates
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Concern at low immunisation rates

A total of 12.9 million children, nearly one in ten, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent estimations from the World Health Organisation…

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XBiotech announces research collaboration
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XBiotech announces research collaboration

XBiotech’s True Human product IL-1 alpha is to be used in researching treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

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Grants are awarded
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Grants are awarded

Four teams of scientists at Rice University and other Gulf Coast Consortia (GCC) institutions in America have secured research grants from the John S. Dunn Collaborative Research Awards.

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Zika vaccine trial begins
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Zika vaccine trial begins

The first of five early stage clinical trials to test the safety and ability of a Zika vaccine candidate has begun in America.

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Research into Parkinson’s Disease turns focus on the gut
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Research into Parkinson’s Disease turns focus on the gut

Research carried out by a team of American researchers has suggested that gut microbes may play a critical role in the development of Parkinson’s Disease (PD).

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Team target resistant infections
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Team target resistant infections

Researchers in America have created a new way to identify drugs and drug combinations that may be useful in combating infections that are resistant to many different antibiotics.

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Research leads to ban
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Research leads to ban

Research carried out by a UK-China collaboration played a key role in the introduction of a ban on the use of the antibiotic colistin as a feed additive…

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Unlocking the secrets of the brain
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Unlocking the secrets of the brain

Scientists in America have more than doubled the number of known regions in the brain’s outer mantle, known as the cortex.

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Sequencing project targets diseases
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Sequencing project targets diseases

An exciting new project will see 1,000 people undergo whole genome sequencing and whole transcriptome sequencing using a novel testing platform provided by American company NantHealth.

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Bioscience sector shows its worth
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Bioscience sector shows its worth

A new study has shown that employment within the US bioscience industry has increased for the past four years.

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Scientific team develop new type of rice
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Scientific team develop new type of rice

A team of Chinese and British researchers have developed a new form of more resilient rice.

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Initiative a success in
treating hepatitis B
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Initiative a success in
treating hepatitis B

Research into Africa’s first ‘screen-and-treat’ programme for hepatitis B suggests that the initiative may reduce deadly complications of the virus.

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