Robert Hewitt: Are the business practices of commercial biospecimen brokers conducive to reliable and ethical biospecimen procurement?

Written by Robert Hewitt, Founder, Biosample Hub Just like any other business, the sourcing of biospecimens…

New MRI techniques pave way to predict multiple sclerosis disability

Research published in Brain1 has used new MRI techniques to show what is happening in the…

Low fat diets decrease testosterone levels in men

A new study conducted at the University of Worcester and published in The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry…

Blood test for depression, bipolar disorder offers promise of personalized treatment

Worldwide, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a depressive episode in their lifetime. While current…

Newcells Biotech secures over £5m for 3D tissue models

Newcastle-based human stem cell model specialists, Newcells Biotech, have secured a total of £5.25m worth of funding to…

Northampton General Hospital News: Recovery trial shows tocilizumab reduces deaths in patients hospitalised with COVID-19

Patients at Northampton General Hospital have been thanked for taking part in a research trial that…

Telemedicine set to change the future of stroke treatment

New research presented today at the UK Stroke Forum (7-9 December) shows that paramedics could use…

Especially important for older men need to stay hydrated

Our ability to regulate body temperature and keep our bodies from becoming dehydrated declines as we…

Lower bowel holds secret to weight loss, new research reveals

A human trial, supported by Bowel Research UK, has found that specific nutrients delivered to the…

Love hormone also forms important link between stress and digestive problems

New research published last week in The Journal of Physiology shows that oxytocin, known as the…