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Study Uncovers Link Between Male Hormones and Metabolic Disease in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
19-Jun-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Treatment Gap in Patients Suffering From an Irregular Heartbeat Leaving Them at an Increased Risk of Stroke

A study by the University of Birmingham has revealed a treatment gap in patients suffering from a heart condition that causes an irregular or abnormally fast heartbeat.
9-Jun-2017 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Small Group of Cells Within a Plant Embryo Operate in Similar Way to the Human Brain

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A new study by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a group of cells that function as a ‘brain’ for plant embryos capable of assessing environmental conditions and dictating when seeds will germinate.
5-Jun-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Makes Breakthrough in Understanding of Proteins and Their Impact on Immune System

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have made a breakthrough in the understanding of how our genetic make-up can impact on the activity of the immune system and our ability to fight cancer.
30-May-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UK and Brazilian Researchers Collaborate to Uncover the Hidden Spread of Zika Virus in Brazil and the Americas Using Virus Genome Sequences

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An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time. The research has significant public health implications...
24-May-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Leads to Breakthrough in Better Understanding Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukaemia.
23-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Migrant Children Less Obese Due to Absent Grandmothers - Study

Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
15-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Birmingham Develops Revolutionary Eye Drops to Treat Age-Related Blindness

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a type of eye drop which could potentially revolutionise the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK.
15-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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