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Moderate use of screen time can be good for your health new study finds

Moderate use of screen time can be good for your health, new study finds

Research by the Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University, carried out in partnership with researchers at Cardiff University and Cambridge University, has found that moderate levels of screen time can have a positive effect on children’s wellbeing and mental health.

Nothing clinically 201cwrong201d with obsessive gamers new study finds

Nothing clinically “wrong” with obsessive gamers, new study finds

Research by Oxford University, carried out in partnership with Cardiff University, and published today in Clinical Psychological Science, has found little evidence to suggest an unhealthy passion for gaming amongst adolescents, often referred to as ‘gaming addiction’, requires clinical intervention by medical professionals.

First steps towards treating myotonic dystrophy type 1

First steps towards treating myotonic dystrophy type 1

Collaborative research between teams from the Department of Paediatrics and the Institut de Myologie shows how antisense oligonucleotides can penetrate muscles to treat myotonic dystrophy type 1, a rare muscle disease.

Understanding the origins of ovarian cancer

Understanding the origins of ovarian cancer

Research into the early detection of ovarian cancer by the Ahmed group at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) receives a boost thanks to a gift of £43,000 from the Dianne Oxberry Trust.

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