Male and female brains are not the same, yet they are not so drastically different. Believing that “male brains” and “female brains” exist is extremely difficult to argue, as there are certain aspects of gender that are influenced socially, rather than innately. Continue reading Gender Differences in Cognition Is Not Black And White
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At a talk held at the University of Leeds on the 1st February 2017, Dr. Richard Pease, the principal research fellow for the University of Leeds’ Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes research, concluded further research still needs to be carried out into whether specific transglutaminases enzymes can influence cardiovascular repair. Continue reading Further Research Conducted for The Treatment Of Blood Clots
One of the UK’s leading experts in appetite and energy balance, Dr. Alex Johnstone, has established that it is not clearly understood why protein-rich diets can help with appetite control. At a seminar held at Leeds University, she stated that it is difficult to measure and monitor appetite control for high-protein diets, but is it an effective way to help with weight loss. She also established that the type of protein is less important that the amount – so plant-based proteins can work as a substitute for meat-based protein. Continue reading Why High Protein Diet Helps Weight Loss
The Arctic is the fastest changing and most unexploited environment of the world. Changes in its ecosystem could have drastic and long-lasting effects for the planet. To gain a better understanding of how rising temperatures and air pollution affect this sensitive biological environment, the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) has launched a ten million Pound project, which tries to look at the implications of the marine biology in the Arctic Ocean.
The project will examine how far air pollution and global warming have caused damages in the arctic region and will seek to discover ways to eventually stop the considerable thinning of sea ice. Continue reading The day after tomorrow… Ten million pound project launched to explore the influence of the Arctic Sea on the future global ecosystem
Inflammatory arthritis is one of the most dangerous and widespread diseases. New studies give an insight how biological processes can lead to the painful condition. The ground-breaking research was conducted by the Massachusetts General Hospital and could pave the way for new methods of treatment. Continue reading New study may help to heal inflammatory arthritis