The genetic basis of brain diseases

In research published today, scientists have studied human brain samples to isolate a set of proteins that accounts for over 130 brain diseases. The paper also shows an intriguing link between diseases and the evolution of the human brain.
Brain d…

Study into the booby traps of breastfeeding in the UK

Australian researchers are embarking on a study of mums in the United Kingdom to discover if “guilt-tripping women” into breastfeeding is effective in persuading them to opt for breast over bottle.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a re…

Welsh scientists ‘clone’ human virus

A team of Welsh scientists have successfully cloned a human virus offering new hope for the treatment of potentially life-threatening diseases.
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is a major infectious cause of congenital malformations worldwide. The vi…

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