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Study reveals pollution risk for heart health

Wednesday 26th April 2017

Tiny particles such as those released from vehicle exhausts can pose a health risk, an Edinburgh study suggests.
Experts join 250m dementia initiative

Thursday 20th April 2017

Dementia researchers across the UK are joining forces to find new ways of tackling the condition.
Diabetes study offers hope for kidney patients

Thursday 20th April 2017

Scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes
Immune discovery points to stroke therapy

Wednesday 19th April 2017

Having a stroke damages immune cells as well as affecting the brain, research has found.
Eye cells shed light on jet lag

Tuesday 18th April 2017

Eye cells that directly affect our body clock have been identified by scientists.
Cause of fatal childhood disorder revealed in gene study

Friday 14th April 2017

A gene involved in brain development that can lead to severe disability and infant death has been identified by scientists.
Roslin Institute awarded 29m for infectious diseases work

Tuesday 11th April 2017

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh are to receive 29m from the UK government for work to help control infectious diseases such as bird flu.
Lung probe aims to cut antibiotic overuse

Thursday 30th March 2017

A new imaging tool that rapidly diagnoses bacterial lung infections could help prevent unnecessary use of antibiotics in intensive care units.
Study lends insight into brain disorders

Tuesday 28th March 2017

Fresh discoveries about a range of neurological disorders may inform the development of new therapies.
Genetic insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Wednesday 15th March 2017

An international study led by scientists at The Roslin Institute highlights gut macrophage dysregulation as a key process leading to Inflammatory Bowel Disease.