We bring you the latest news from the healthcare about the health care in the United Kingdom.

maandag 27 november 2017

MRC: Carbon nanotubes may pose cancer risk similar to asbestos – and we think we know how

Carbon nanotubes may pose cancer risk similar to asbestos – and we think we know how

A study by researchers at the MRC Toxicology Unit has provided strong evidence that certain carbon nanotubes used in manufacturing could pose the same cancer risk as asbestos.

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Initial Board appointments for Health Data Research UK

The first appointments to the Board of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the new data science and health research institute, have been made.

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Our body clocks cause wounds sustained at night to heal more slowly

A new study has discovered how our body clocks cause wounds, such as cuts and burns, to heal faster if the injury happens during the day rather than at night. This could have implications for medical procedures and provides targets for drugs to improve wound healing.

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Antibiotic Awareness Week: Research council scientists collaborate in fight against AMR

MRC scientists, their colleagues at fellow UK research councils and organisations abroad are working steadfastly to tackle what's been called one of the biggest threats to global health.

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New technique 'Trim-Away' targets and rapidly destroys proteins in cells

A new technique, called 'Trim-Away', can directly and quickly deplete proteins from any cell type. Trim-Away can also distinguish between different variants of the same protein and opens up new opportunities to understand the role of proteins in disease.

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£15 million boost to mental health research

Mental health research will receive a huge £15 million boost today following the announcement of two new schemes to stimulate expertise, innovation and collaboration in the field.

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Molecule role discovery gives cell production in lab a boost

MRC researchers discover the boosting role two molecules can have in cell reprogramming, leading to faster cell production in the lab for medical research

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