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Thursday 29 January, 2015

‘Virtual reality therapy improving lives of stroke survivors’

University of Canterbury researchers Anthony Bracegirdle, Jay Holland, Professor Tanja Mitrovic and Dr Moffat Mathews
Image credit : University of Canterbury

Stroke survivors might soon be able to go online to find a system to help improve their memories with virtual reality technology developed by New Zealand scientists  More...

Scientists find way to slow cell ageing

telomere ageing

In a bid to find a longer, healthier life, scientists have developed a new treatment to extend telomeres — protective “end caps” for chromosomes that help keep More...

Researchers provide new insights into a rare genetic disease

glycoprotein genetic disease

Recently, a grassroots effort initiated by families and clinicians led to the discovery of a human genetic disorder  More...

Cumulative distribution of engagement time for all unique identifiers in the database ( Image credit:J. R. Soc. Interface) Make more friends to shed those extra kilos

Online dieters who log in regularly lose more than eight percent of their body weight in...

peanut Scientists develop potential cure for peanut allergies

Australian scientists believe they have developed a possible cure for people with severe peanut allergies. Researchers...

beer Daily drinking ups risk of alcoholic cirrhosis

Investigators have now established that alcohol drinking pattern has a significant influence on the risk of...

Dr Koren
 The Hospital for Sick Children Director, Motherisk Programs
Image credit :The Hospital for Sick Children Morphine after childhood surgery may be life threatening

Treating post-operative pain with morphine can cause life threatening respiratory problems in some children who have...