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  • Regular exercise means older people aren't lost for words

    May 15, 2018

    Healthy older people who exercise regularly are less likely to struggle to find words to express themselves, according to research led by the University of Birmingham.

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  • Revolution in the understanding of depression

    May 03, 2018

    For the first time, scientists around the world with leading contributions from the UK’s world class centres of psychiatric genetics research, largely funded by the Medical Research Council, at Cardiff University, the University of Edinburgh and King’s College London, have been able to combine DNA data on a large enough sample to pinpoint which locations on the genome are associated with an increased risk of depression.

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  • Buprenorphine may be safer than methadone

    April 26, 2018

    The less commonly prescribed opioid substitute buprenorphine may be safer than methadone for problem opioid users, especially if used during the first month of treatment, according to a study by researchers from the University of Bristol, King’s College London, University of Manchester and Bristol Drugs Project, with implications for guidance on GP prescribing.

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  • Older people urged to donate their brains

    March 08, 2018

    Older people in Wales are being urged to think about donating their brains after they die to help scientists researching dementia.

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  • Breastfed babies less likely to have eczema as teenagers

    November 21, 2017

    Babies whose mothers had received support to breastfeed exclusively for a sustained period from birth have a 54% lower risk of eczema at the age of sixteen, a new study led by researchers from King's College London, Harvard University, University of Bristol and McGill University shows.

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  • It may be possible to retrain the immune system

    August 10, 2017

    It may be possible to "retrain" the immune system to slow the progression of type 1 diabetes, according to a study by Cardiff University and King’s College London.

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  • Smokers who undergo CT scans are more likely to quit

    July 29, 2017

    A Cardiff University-led trial has found smokers who undergo a CT scan of their lungs are more likely to quit than those who don’t.

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  • People with dementia benefit from goal-oriented therapy

    July 20, 2017

    Bangor University has reported that ninety people who are living with dementia and their carers from across North Wales have contributed to new research findings which have shown that personalised cognitive rehabilitation therapy can help people with early stage dementia to significantly improve their ability to engage in important everyday activities and tasks.

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  • Active gaming is good for brain health and memory

    May 04, 2017

    Video games which involve physical activity significantly boost people's brain health as they get older, according to new research led by University of Manchester experts.

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  • Sleeping pills linked to hip fractures

    April 27, 2017

    Older people who have been newly prescribed sleeping pills like benzodiazepines and Z-drugs are more than as likely to have a hip fracture in the first two weeks compared with non-users, according to a new study by researchers at Cardiff University and King’s College London.

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