Posts tagged “study”

Lancet Global Study Disproves Healthy Alcohol Consumption Theory

August 28th, 2018
Lancet Global Study Disproves Healthy Alcohol Consumption Theory

A large global study published recently in the Lancet health journal has confirmed previous research that says there isn’t a safe level of consumption of alcohol, offsetting the often-repeated claims about moderate drinking being healthy in what has been described as the most significant report into alcohol to date. The study, Alcohol use and burden […]

New US study suggests ketamine has rapid benefits for patients suffering with depression

April 17th, 2018
New US study suggests ketamine has rapid benefits for patients suffering with depression

A new study suggests that ketamine has rapid benefits for patients who are suffering with depression. Researchers in the US found that trials showed “promise” when using ketamine to treat severe depression. Ketamine is often referred to as a party drug, but it is licensed as an anaesthetic in the USA. The research team discovered […]

Scientists take a step closer to more effective autism testing

February 20th, 2018
Scientists take a step closer to more effective autism testing

Scientists have taken a major step forward in the quest to find more effective tests for autism. Researchers claim to have taken the first steps in a bid to use blood and urine tests as a means of diagnosing autism in children. The study, which was led by the University of Warwick’s Dr Naila Rabbani, […]

Genetic Abnormality May be Root Cause of Some Male Infertility

July 22nd, 2011
Genetic Abnormality May be Root Cause of Some Male Infertility

A study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, has found that a mutated gene may be responsible for the infertility of some men. Researchers have found that the carbohydrate coating on sperm is often removed in some men. This lack of a coating in turn reduces mobility of the sperm and so it cannot […]

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