Sciences

Life Sciences - Jan 24
Scientists have examined a key receptor for the first time at high resolution - broadening understanding of how it might function, and opening the door to future improvements in treating conditions such as type 2 diabetes - a significant global health problem. Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptors (GLP1R) are found on insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas and neurons in the brain.
Pharmacology - Jan 24

Researchers from the University of Bristol and University Hospital Southampton have found that a drug used widely to treat a common eye condition has 'no benefit' and should no longer be used. Eplerenone, which is primarily used to treat heart failure, is currently offered widely by ophthalmologists as a treatment for central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) based on limited clinical data.

Health - Jan 23
Health

Research reveals stark inconsistencies in official UK guidance on Lyme disease. Official guidance on the diagnosis and testing of Lyme disease contains worrying inconsistencies, according to a new research paper.

Life Sciences - Jan 23

A new study shows for the first time that the striking iridescent colours seen in some animals increase their chances of survival against predators by acting as a means of camouflage. Rather than reveal it seems these dynamically changing shades are used to conceal, according to the University of Bristol study published today [23 January] in Current Biology.

Life Sciences - Jan 22

Scientists have discovered that a non-invasive technique which could one day be used to treat Parkinson's disease, can successfully target a highly specific group of brain cells which play a key role in development of the condition.


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Physics - 16.01
Scientific Data Analysis Group Leader Diamond Light Source, Harwell, Oxfordshire
Law - 25.01
Assistant / Associate Professor University of Nottingham
Mathematics - 24.01
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Applied Mathematics University of Bath
Veterinary Science - 23.01
Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor in Anaesthesia (T&L) University of Nottingham
Veterinary Science - 23.01
Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging University of Nottingham
Business/Economics - 23.01
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management Cranfield University
Business/Economics - 22.01
Southampton Business School - Lecturer & Associate Professor Roles University of Southampton
Administration - 17.01
John G Winant Visiting Professor of American Government University of Oxford
Mathematics - 17.01
Rouse Ball Professorship of Mathematics University of Oxford
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