Preliminary figures from the Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDIS)--fielded for the first time in 2009--indicate that some 22 percent of companies in manufacturing industries reported one or more product innovations ...
UCD researchers jointly led by Conway Fellow, Dr. Patricia Maguire and Professor Des Fitzgerald, Professor of Molecular Medicine & Vice-President for Research, have identified new genes that contribute to platelet function ...
A new study at the University of Reading, in collaboration with the Medical Research Council, Cambridge, and three UK universities, has shed new light on dietary recommendations for good health.
Health care delivered via telephone or Internet might not improve the quality of life for people with mild asthma, but it could keep those with severe asthma out of the hospital, a new evidence review finds.
(AP) -- U.N. food agencies said Wednesday that 166 million people in 22 countries suffer chronic hunger or difficulty finding enough to eat as a result of what they called protracted food crises.
Air pollution has already been linked to a range of health problems. Now, a ground-breaking new study suggests pollution from traffic may put women at risk for another deadly disease. The study, published in the prestigious ...
In the 1960s, American scientists made an exciting discovery: a compound extracted from the bark of the Pacific yew tree destroyed cancer cells in the lab.
A diet supplemented with powdered dried plum restored bone lost by mice during the course of normal aging, in a study led by a researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
Thoroughbred racehorses have typically been associated with the highly-prized breeds of the Arabian Peninsula; but according to new research, their origins may be far more cosmopolitan than previously thought.
A new method for treating breast cancer is showing early promise in pre-clinical trials.