Glasgow researchers identify way to overcome chemotherapy-resistant leukaemia
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:46:00 GMT
Treatment-resistance in patients with one of the most aggressive types of blood cancer may be overcome by combining a new targeted drug called venetoclax with chemotherapy, researchers at the University of Glasgow have shown.
Study of nearly 300,000 people challenges the ‘obesity paradox’
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:10:00 GMT
The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, otherwise known as the “obesity paradox”, has been challenged by a study of nearly 300,000 people published in in the European Heart Journal.
World-leading human emotion research comes to Glasgow
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 07:00:00 BST
From the emotional burden of immigration and integration, to the science of developing emotionally intelligent social robots, understanding how and why we feel angry, joyful, or terrified can tell scientists a lot about who we are, what pushes our emotional buttons, and how emotion influences our behaviours.
War may not be the only threat to veterans’ limbs, finds study
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 08:15:00 BST
People who have served in the Armed Forces are more likely to suffer from peripheral arterial disease - clogged arteries in their legs - than people who have never been in the military, according to a study by the University of Glasgow.