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One fifth of global population achieves sufficient vitamin E status

Study establishes just 21% of the studies of the examined populations globally reach a serum α-tocopherol concentration of ≥30 µmol/L



Continuous fixed VOC monitor

PID series incorporates new ‘typhoon technology’ for added reliability in severe weather



Assessing health impact of salt reduction

Study has demonstrated that small actions, such as reducing salt in soup, as part of a broader initiative of salt reduction, can make a difference in human health



Neutron studies of HIV inhibitors

Neutron studies of HIV inhibitors reveal new areas for improvement in drug design to enhance performance, combat resistance and reduce dosage.



New research provides insights into the ability of muscles to take in glucose

New studies conducted by a Danish research group from University of Copenhagen have identified a molecule which can explain why blood sugar regulation functions poorly in patients with type 2 diabetes and why exercise increases the body's ability to take in glucose.



Healthcare deficiencies for people with intellectual disability

Deficiencies in healthcare and inadequate health promotion are just two of the causes of health inequalities for people with intellectual disability



Latest research shows how sitting in traffic jams is officially bad for you

Pollution levels inside cars were found to be up to 40% higher while in traffic jams or at a red traffic light compared to free-flowing traffic conditions



52% of consumers are willing to try virtual reality for group rehabilitation

As lengthy waiting times continue to discourage patients seeking treatment, are connected devices such as VR within the home the future to solving out healthcare problems?



Top loader autoclave

Priorclave’s new 85 litre chamber autoclave will have applications across dairy, food, healthcare, health, pharmaceutical sectors



Global vitamin supplements market will reach US$59.6bn by 2020

Vitamin D segment to witness highest growth, according to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research



Optimistic spouse is better for partner's health

If your spouse expects good things to happen, your health may be in luck, new research claims



Southampton scientist supports engaging new resource to help people learn about research

A Southampton scientist has worked with Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, to create the first ever virtual lab tour designed to help the public understand how new dementia treatments are developed.



Clot-buster trial reveals long-term benefits for stroke patients

Patients given a clot-busting drug within six hours of a stroke are more likely to have a long-lasting recovery than those who do not receive the treatment, new research has found.



Body fat hardens arteries after middle age

Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed.



Report urges UK's health service to prepare for ‘genetic revolution’

The ability to bring biologists into the data analysis phase will be key to achieving this important goal



Many young children off to poor start with dental health

Dental visits recommended to begin by age one, but new poll shows most children ages one-two have not received appropriate care



Underlying health linked to worse outcomes for melanoma, U-M study finds

Patients with decreased core muscle density were more likely to see their cancer spread to distant parts of the body



Health study is first to ask patients about sharing their data

People want to be informed and asked for consent before deciding whether to let researchers share their genetic information



Clues to Health Benefits of Olive Oil

A team of researchers has found that phenolic components in olive oil actually modify genes that are involved in the inflammatory response.



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