10 July 2014
The cooling of newborn babies suffering from perinatal asphyxia – a lack of oxygen at the time of birth – significantly increases their chance of survival without brain damage to later childhood (age 6-7 years), according to a Medical Research Council funded clinical trial. Image © UK TOBY Cooling Register 2011
9 July 2014
MRC funded researcher Dr Rita Tewari at the University of Nottingham has completed a ‘Herculean’ study into the phosphatases and kinases that control malaria parasite development. Image © Nottingham University
4 July 2014
An international collaboration of scientists leading the world’s largest longitudinal adolescent brain imaging study to date has learned that it is possible to predict teenage binge-drinking.