Posts tagged “University of Cambridge”

Women are Twice as Likely as Men to Have Anxiety, New Review Suggests

June 7th, 2016
Women are Twice as Likely as Men to Have Anxiety, New Review Suggests

Women are almost twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men, a new review has suggested. Researchers from Cambridge University conducted a review of 48 studies, which lead them to conclusion that women are more likely to experience anxiety than men. The review also suggested that young people aged under 35 and people with […]

Researchers Test New Cancer Drugs Scanning Technique

April 12th, 2016
Researchers Test New Cancer Drugs Scanning Technique

Researchers in Cambridge are testing a new scanning technique that could help to determine the efficacy of drugs used to treat cancer. The hope is that the test will enable doctors to see how effectively a drug is working at an early stage. Research is currently underway at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and experts are hoping it […]

Smaller Portions Lead to Smaller Obesity Rates, Experts Say

September 15th, 2015
Smaller Portions Lead to Smaller Obesity Rates, Experts Say

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have called for smaller portion sizes in a bid to reduce rates of obesity. Researchers carried out a review of more than 60 studies and found that reducing portion size could make a major difference to rates of obesity in the future. The research team found that people are […]

Could a Computer be a Better Judge of Your Character Than Your Closest Friends?

January 13th, 2015
Could a Computer be a Better Judge of Your Character Than Your Closest Friends?

When it comes to judging people’s characters, you’d think that your family and friends would know you best, but a new study begs to differ. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Stanford University claim that computers can actually be a better judge of character than the people who are supposed to know us best. […]

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