A new study into the genetics underlying restless legs syndrome has identified 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants, while helping inform potential new treatment options for the condition.
As many as one in ten Read more
Researchers have used genome editing technology to reveal the role of a key gene in human embryos in the first few days of development. This is the first time that genome editing has Read more
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) and the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) invite applications for clinical research fellowships from Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHP) at Cambridge Read more
The NIHR Brain Injury Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) will hold its third focused Brain Injury Technology Think (BITT) tank on ‘Paediatric Neurorehabilitation’ on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at Regent’s University London (Herringham Hall, Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, Read more
Carrying extra pounds could raise your risk of heart attack by more than a quarter, even if you are otherwise healthy.
Researchers have found that being overweight or obese increases a person’s risk Read more
Researchers from the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre are investigating whether performing biopsies of older kidneys can help transplant patients and reduce waiting lists.
Kidney Research UK reports that in the UK there Read more
A new research group to help improve the care of patients with traumatic brain injury in low and middle-income countries has been announced at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Over 3,400 Read more
A ‘brain training’ game developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge could help improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia, suggests a study published Read more