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Swirl of colourful chromosomal diagram

A hidden condition

17 March 2015

People living with chromosomal condition at high risk of multiple mental health problems.

Stem Cells

‘Stem cell’ test could identify most aggressive breast cancers

4 March 2015

New approach has the potential to identify women who might need intensive treatment to prevent breast cancer from recurring or spreading.

Bottles of alcohol lined up

‘One Drink One Click’ app launch

3 March 2015

A new mobile application has been launched to make the Welsh public 'stop and think' about their level of alcohol consumption.

Butterflies with Bokeh effect

Butterfly effect and computer simulation pave way for heart disease prediction

20 February 2015

Scientists from Cardiff and Swansea Universities are combining the principles of the butterfly effect and computer simulation to explore new ways of predicting and controlling the beginnings of heart disease.

Siemens MR scanner

University to become ‘epicentre for European Neuroimaging’

19 February 2015

Cardiff University has confirmed its plans to utilise advanced MR imaging technology within its new Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) in a bid to make the centre one of the top brain imaging facilities in Europe.

3D image of human intestines

Immune system “friendly fire” could be to blame for bowel cancer deaths

17 February 2015

New research suggests that patients recovering from bowel cancer surgery may be at a higher risk of relapse if their blood shows an immune response to a particular protein, called carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA).

Diamond Light Source, the national synchrotron facility

Towards more targeted cancer vaccines

16 February 2015

Clearest picture yet of cancer’s immune response paves way for more accurate vaccines.

Norman Lamb and Jenny Willot visiting CUBRIC

Care Minister visits CUBRIC

13 February 2015

Care Minister witnesses Cardiff University’s ground-breaking contribution to mental health research.

Kidney cross section in body

New test for acute kidney injury in development

13 February 2015

Could patients’ urine predict killer condition before it strikes?

Peter Wells as St David Awards announcement

Engineer shortlisted for honour recognising ‘exceptional achievements’

12 February 2015

Professor Peter Wells pioneered medical ultrasound scanning.

Huw Edwards interview

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