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Targeting mast cells could be beneficial to treat Covid-19 patients

Dr Alexander Brill
Description:
New research uncovers the role of mast cells in Covid-19, and mast cell stabilizers could be efficient and safe in tackling the blockage of blood vessels.
Date:
28 September 2022

Public support needed to tackle racial and other biases in AI for healthcare

Young black man wearing a grey t-shirt and black trousers sitting on a bench of an fMRI machine waiting to speak to a doctor
Description:
Members of the public are being asked to help remove biases based on race and other disadvantaged groups in artificial intelligence algorithms for healthcare
Date:
26 September 2022

Seeing the unseen: birth and death of tree roots under a future atmosphere

Free Air Carbon Dioxide Experiment - aerial view
Description:
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes trees to put more resource into developing root systems below ground.
Date:
22 September 2022

Food for our guts: human microbes feed on plant sugars

Computer generated illustration of three microscopic bacteria, coloured in pinks and purples against a blurry pink background
Description:
A carbohydrate commonly found attached to plant proteins is a food source for the bacteria in our gut, new research suggests.
Date:
22 September 2022

Research identifies new treatment target for CNS injury and neurological disease

Computer generated illustration of the nervous system network in the brain and head
Description:
Potential target could treat long-term neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s Disease and foster nerve regeneration in central nervous system injuries.
Date:
20 September 2022

Professor of Metabolism and Inflammation awarded £828K British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship

Professor Claudio Mauro
Description:
Professor Claudio Mauro has been awarded a British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellowship towards research in immunometabolism in atherosclerosis.
Date:
16 September 2022

Metabolic markers could give clues for brain hypertension

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Description:
Tests showed women with Idiopathic Intercranial Hypertension had a distinct metabolic profile, but weight loss programmes had positive effect on results
Date:
08 September 2022

How the immune system tolerates friendly gut bacteria

Computer generated illustration of small and large intestines in brown and red colours against a black background
Description:
New understanding about how the gut balances between 'good' and 'bad' bacteria could provide new clues for managing chronic gut diseases
Date:
07 September 2022

Patient preferences surveyed to inform the development of acceptable new treatments

various tablets held in a woman's hand over a pinky grey background
Description:
Study part of new European recommendations for bringing patient preferences into drug development
Date:
06 September 2022

Crystal clear communication: conversation between immune and nerve cells help maintain cornea health

Closely cropped picture of human eye, with hazel blue iris and reflected light to the right of the pupil
Description:
Review of research found that two way conversation ensures inflammation in cornea kept to minimum
Date:
05 September 2022

Eye dye potential diagnostic tool for ocular inflammation disease

Woman with white top and auburn hair self-administering eye drop while sat on sofa with laptop
Description:
Diagnostics for uveitis could be made easier thanks to new dye that can be used in drop form
Date:
05 September 2022

Marco Di Nunzio wins Leverhulme Research Fellowship

High-rise buildings under construction
Description:
This new project will explore why urban development correlates with deepening inequalities and who is responsible for those inequalities.
Date:
01 September 2022
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