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Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Whereas adults process most discrete neural tasks in specific areas in one or the other of their brain's two hemispheres, infants and young children use both.

Life Scientist 30 October, 2020

Air pollution may have increased COVID-19 deaths by 15%

Long-term exposure to air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of dying from COVID-19, according to an international study.

Life Scientist 29 October, 2020

Bacterial metabolism of soy may lower dementia risk

A metabolite produced following consumption of dietary soy may decrease a key risk factor for dementia — with the help of the right bacteria.

Life Scientist 28 October, 2020

Droplets of fat help us fight infection

Droplets of fat inside our cells are helping the body's defence system fight back against infection, serving as both a food source for and a weapon against bacterial...

Life Scientist 27 October, 2020

Anticancer candidate inhibits drug-induced hyperglycaemia

A new anticancer drug candidate offers a way to inhibit both tumour growth and drug-induced hyperglycaemia in multiple models of HR+ breast cancer.

Life Scientist 26 October, 2020

Biotechnology
Single daily pill for Parkinson's disease developed

Single daily pill for Parkinson's disease developed

Scientists have developed a pill which uses the stomach as a drug reservoir and delivers medicines slowly over time to patients with...

Article 06 October, 2020
Health & Medical
Air pollution may have increased COVID-19 deaths by 15%

Air pollution may have increased COVID-19 deaths by 15%

Long-term exposure to air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of dying from COVID-19, according to an international study.

Article 29 October, 2020
Life Sciences
Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Whereas adults process most discrete neural tasks in specific areas in one or the other of their brain's two hemispheres, infants and young...

Article 30 October, 2020
Molecular Biology
The missing link behind severe cases of COVID-19?

The missing link behind severe cases of COVID-19?

More than 10% of healthy people who develop severe COVID-19 have misguided antibodies that attack the patient's own immune system.

Article 30 September, 2020
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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