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9 June 2014
In a UK first, patients of the Oxford Cancer Centre will receive fully integrated care for depression and other psychological problems based on novel research carried out by members of National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (NIHR CLAHRC) Oxford.
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2 June 2014
A highly effective new treatment for multiple sclerosis was approved yesterday by the European Medicines Agency, the regulator for drugs in Europe.
22 May 2014
Serious mental illnesses reduce life expectancy by 10 to 20 years, an analysis by Oxford University psychiatrists has shown – a loss of years that's equivalent to or worse than that for heavy smoking.
22 May 2014
Fruit flies show a mark of intelligence in 'thinking' before they act, suggests a study by researchers from the University of Oxford's Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour.
15 May 2014
The gene mutations driving cancer have been tracked for the first time in patients back to a distinct set of cells at the root of cancer – cancer stem cells.
13 May 2014
As Oxford signs up to a national Concordat on openness in animal research, a new £5m programme of studies of primates is launched. The Wellcome Trust-funded programme will help us better understand human brain processes and how they are impaired in disease.
8 May 2014
People taking drugs for psychiatric problems like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are less likely to commit a violent crime compared to when they are not on the drugs, a new study has found.
28 April 2014
Stem cell therapies could potentially reduce numbers of deaths from heart disease when used in addition to standard heart drugs and surgery, research suggests.
23 April 2014
The last week of April each year is Immunization Week.
23 April 2014
The British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, based in the Nuffield Department of Population Health, has been officially designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre.
16 April 2014
What is it about the rhythms of some music that makes us want to get up and dance? Oxford University researchers believe they may have found part of the answer in a new study.
9 April 2014
The British Medical Journal and Cochrane call on government and health policy decision makers to review guidance on use of Tamiflu in light of most recent evidence.
9 April 2014
An independent study giving a national picture of the NHS care experienced by parents of babies who died before or during birth, or as newborns, has been undertaken by Oxford University researchers, working in conjunction with the charities Sands and Bliss.
7 April 2014
The development of an improved ‘superglue’ technology by Department of Biochemistry's Dr Mark Howarth and his group could help in cell capture approaches aimed at detecting and treating cancer.
3 April 2014
The first UK study of the use of ketamine intravenous infusions in people with treatment-resistant depression has been carried out in an NHS clinic by researchers at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Oxford.
28 March 2014
Women who always or mostly eat organic foods have the same likelihood of developing cancer as women who eat conventionally produced foods, according to an Oxford University study.
27 March 2014
Long-term brain damage caused by stroke could be reduced by saving cells called pericytes that control blood flow in capillaries, suggest researchers from Oxford University, UCL and the University of Copenhagen.
20 March 2014
Our perception of time can depend on a number of factors – what we’re doing, how much we’re focusing on it, how we’re feeling. But there's also quite a bit of variability between us in our individual sense of time passing.
17 March 2014
Stopping smoking is associated with an improvement in mental health, researchers at the universities of Oxford and Birmingham have found.
14 March 2014
The first human trial of a pioneering personalised cancer treatment developed at Oxford University will begin this week, with the potential to tackle a wide range of late-stage cancers.