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cardiac death mystery

Scientists solve sudden cardiac death mystery

1 August 2014

Incoherent communication between proteins in heart cells to blame for previously inexplicable cause of death.

Understanding schizophrenia

22 July 2014

Largest gene discovery helps kick-start new search for schizophrenia treatments.

Young girl writing at desk

CBT in school reduces childhood anxiety

15 July 2014

Introducing cognitive behavioural therapy in primary schools significantly reduces anxiety levels among 9-10 year olds.

Baroness Ilora Finlay

Presidential honour

8 July 2014

Baroness Ilora Finlay elected new BMA President.

Survival in blood cancer patients

New test predicts survival in blood cancer patients

8 July 2014

Findings could inform development of a prognostic test for other forms of cancer.

Academy of Medical Sciences

The Academy of Medical Sciences

7 July 2014

Baroness Ilora Finlay and Professor Julie Williams elected Academy Fellows.

China

Beating cancer

26 June 2014

Scientists head East in latest cancer fight.

Intellectual disability

Intellectual disability in children

23 June 2014

Could genetics offer new clues to understanding its cause and treatment?

Medical Research Council

Cardiff leads new £16M dementia fight

19 June 2014

Industry and academia unite in new approach to accelerate dementia research.

Professor Mike Owen

Knighthood for genetics pioneer

16 June 2014

Professor Mike Owen awarded knighthood in Queen's birthday honours.