Research news

CT scan of cancerous lungs

Positive effect of CT screening on smokers

25 July 2017

Smokers who receive CT lung screening are more likely to quit

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Novel approach to treating post-traumatic stress disorder

21 July 2017

Investigating effectiveness of new PTSD treatment

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Race under wraps

20 July 2017

Top British companies unable or unwilling to publicise ethnic makeup of management

Man and woman using breathing apparatus

Engage-HD

17 July 2017

Assessing the impact of exercise programmes on people with Huntington’s disease

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Two new genes linked to Alzheimer’s risk

17 July 2017

Cardiff researchers identify Alzheimer’s risk genes

John Taylor the Water Poet

The Water Poet on Wales in the wake of England’s Civil War

12 July 2017

New digital project to give real-time updates of eye-witness account of Wales by Early Modern celebrity writer and proto-journalist

Fergus Walsh interviewing Derek Jones

The most detailed scan of the wiring of the human brain

11 July 2017

BBC’s medical correspondent visits Cardiff University’s Brain Imaging Centre

Artist's illustration of Supernova 1987A

Cosmic “dust factory” reveals clues to how stars are born

10 July 2017

Scientists find new molecules within remnants of an exploded star for the very first time

Mother breastfeeding child

Lack of peer support for breastfeeding mums

7 July 2017

Peer support for breastfeeding mothers is not available in many areas of the UK

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Gene mutation can cause brain malformation in children

5 July 2017

Link between Dmrta2 gene and rare nervous system disorder