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hormone replacement therapy

Novel Hormone Replacement Therapy Trial Demonstrates Improved Memory Function in Adrenal...

Cortisol is a key hormone that is critical for the maintenance of life. It regulates a wide range of physiological functions from metabolism and...
Triassic reptile

New Study Resolves the Mystery of an Enigmatic Triassic Reptile

The remains of the reptile, which lived 200 million-years-ago were discovered some decades ago in a South Gloucestershire quarry. This species, closely related to the...
hip replacements

What Is the Best Way to Treat Infected Hip Replacements?

The research team, led by the University of Bristol, conducted a study that reviewed patient data from 44 studies to compare the effectiveness of...
cancer

Outpatient Treatment for Cancer Condition Offers Effective New Approach for Patients

In patients with all types of cancer excess fluid can start to collect between the thin layers of tissue lining the outside of the...
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Three-Quarters of COPD Cases Are Linked to Childhood Risk Factors That...

While smoking remains the biggest risk factor for COPD, the study demonstrates that childhood illnesses (such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, allergic rhinitis, eczema) and...
biological and man-made networks

New Study Reveals the Rules Governing How Man-Made and Biological Networks...

An intriguing feature of virtually all networks is that small structures, known as motifs, are found more often than we would expect. Understanding how...
kidney function

Kidney Age, Not Kidney Disease

From the Universities of Oxford, Bristol and Johannesburg, the researchers argue that for some people a reduced level of kidney function is not necessarily a disease,...
microbial

Breakthrough in Determining Ages of Different Microbial Groups

To learn about the past, paleontologists turn to the fossil record. The occurrence, abundance and diversity of fossils provides a window into the evolutionary...
thyroid eye disease

Research Finds Orbital Radiotherapy Should Not Be Used to Treat Thyroid...

However, disease severity was reduced in patients who also received antiproliferative immunosuppressive drugs if they were able to tolerate these medications.  The study, led...
Energy Storage Technology

Rolls-Royce Links up to Explore Potential of Very High Energy Storage...

The agreement will see Rolls-Royce combine its world-class material science and technical expertise with Superdielectrics' novel hydrophilic polymers that have been shown by Superdielectrics Ltd, in...
high-fidelity radiovideo

Bristol Unveils High-Fidelity Radio Models for Ultra-Reliable 5G Deployment

New software tools were demonstrated based on concepts and algorithms developed at the University. The tool, which is built on more than 20 years...
Nanocrystalline graphite

Nanocrystalline Graphite Enables New Class of Harsh Environment Electronics

Micro and nanoelectromechanical relays have effectively zero leakage current and can operate at much higher temperatures and levels of radiation than solid-state transistors. Such...
Gum disease

Gum Disease Having Devastating Impact on General Health and Well-Being Warn...

The study, led by an international team of periodontists including researchers at the Bristol Dental School at the University of Bristol, reviewed all available data, publishing...
polystyrene

Plastic Fantastic – Researchers Turn Plastic Pollution into Cleaners

The paper published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces by a joint UK and Brazilian research team describes how synthetic dyes, used in the...
Prostate Cancervideo

Bristol Scientists Behind the Largest Trial Ever to Investigate Prostate Cancer...

Researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Oxford found that testing asymptomatic men with PSA detects some disease that would be unlikely to cause...
Silicon Quantum Photonic

Scaling Silicon Quantum Photonic Technology

While standard quantum hardware entangles particles in two states, the team has found a way to generate and entangle pairs of particles that each...
flood risk

New Study Finds Flood Risk for Americans Is Greatly Underestimated

The study, published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters, is based on a new high-resolution model that maps flood risk across the entire continental...
fat cells

Watch Fat Cells Help Heal a Wound in a Fly

The cells, which were previously thought to be immobile, propel themselves forward toward wounds with a wormlike wave motion, rather than adhering to and...
caterpillar

Caterpillar Warning System Also Helps It Disappear

The caterpillar, often found in the UK near ragwort, is very visual at close range but when viewed from a distance it’s stripes blend...
batteries

Alternative to Traditional Batteries Moves a Step Closer After Exciting Progress...

Only one year ago, the partners announced scientific results for novel polymer materials that have dielectric properties 1,000 to 10,000 times greater than existing...