Latest Medicine and Health-related research news
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Simple blood test could one day diagnose motor neurone disease
Sussex researchers identify unique biomarker opening the door to future developments which allow for quicker diagnosis.
University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development
HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.
Research reveals stark inconsistencies in official UK guidance on Lyme disease
Patients and healthcare professionals are receiving ‘mixed messages’ about symptoms and diagnosis, according to Sussex research.
Climate change already damaging health of world's children, according to Lancet report
A new report, co-authored by experts at the University of Sussex, warns about the health impact of climate change on the world’s children.
Cancer treatment could become more effective thanks to computer algorithms
Researchers have shown how network algorithms could be used improve the effectiveness of cancer treatment by predicting interactions between genes.
Genetic defect causing intellectual disability discovered by Sussex scientists
Researchers have discovered a new genetic defect which causes a form of intellectual disability; a finding that will improve screening programmes.
The stress-free way to listen to your unborn baby’s heart
Checking the heartbeat of babies in the womb is set to become more accurate and less stressful for expectant mothers.
UK’s first clinic to prevent family transmission of anxiety launches in Sussex
The UK’s first clinic to prevent family transmission of anxiety launches in Sussex today, Friday 15 June.
Iodine fortification in early life could increase childhood IQ
A study by University of Sussex researchers suggests that Universal Salt Iodisation increases childhood cognitive test scores.
Trauma and dementia patients given hope by ‘flashbulb memory’ breakthrough
Scientists have made a breakthrough in detailing the formation of memories that help snails find to treats and war survivors to repeat their trauma.
New discovery into cells’ energy supply could lead to targeted cancer treatment
Scientists make significant breakthrough in understanding how the molecular machines producing key proteins in the power packs of cells are cleaned.
New brainstem changes identified in Parkinson’s disease
A study has found patients with Parkinson’s disease have more errors in the mitochondrial DNA within the brainstem, leading to increased cell death.
Ground-breaking dementia project wins another award
A ground-breaking project to help improve the care people with dementia receive now and in the future has won another top NHS award.