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Unique Genetic Profile Identified

Posted on 14 October 2011 As part of a collaborative research project, scientists at Keele and the National Institute of Health in Washington, DC, have identified a unique genetic profile associated with a rare brain tumour.
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Research Letter in Nature

Posted on 14 October 2011 The Multiple Sclerosis group at Keele, as part of the 'International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium', has been successful in publishing a Research Letter in Nature.

Living with HIV in later years

Posted on 01 December 2011 A new study will explore the lives of older people living with HIV in the UK.

Aluminium’s interface with living systems

Posted on 23 November 2011 Aluminium’s potential role in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and cancer, specifically breast cancer, and the potential role for aluminium adjuvants in vaccine-related adverse effects are spotlighted in the latest issue of the Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry.

Researchers work on new treatment for early osteoarthritis

Posted on 04 October 2011 Arthritis Research UK, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Oswestry and Keele University are launching a major experimental tissue engineering centre which aims to regenerate bone and cartilage by using patients’ own stem cells to repair the joint damage caused by osteoarthritis.

New approach to management of back pain reduces disability and is cheaper

Posted on 29 September 2011 A stratified approach to the management of back pain in primary care could provide a more effective and cheaper alternative to conventional care.

Humour styles and bullying in schools

Posted on 12 September 2011 A major new research study will examine the links between how children use humour and the problem of bullying in schools.

EU Agenda on the Rights of the Child must help young people living with domestic abuse

Posted on 12 August 2011 Academic criminologist Professor David Gadd and psychologist Claire Fox (Keele) are leading a pioneering cycle of implementation, research evaluation, and development work to improve the quality of domestic abuse prevention initiatives for children and young people in Europe.

Health Literacy and Diabetes: Reaching target groups in Stoke-on-Trent

Posted on 11 August 2011 Low literacy is related with poor health, and to address this Stoke City Council has commissioned researchers from Keele to undertake a project to understand how health literacy impacts on diabetes management.


Biosilica’s ‘Holy Grail’ Revealed!

Posted on 01 August 2011 Keele have researchers found that callose initiated silica formation in undersaturated solutions of silicic acid and catalysed silica formation in saturated solutions of silicic acid. It is the first example of any biomolecule which has been shown to be capable of inducing silica formation in an undersaturated solution of silicic acid.
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Online Survey on the Management of Patient Adherence

Posted on 30 June 2011 Researchers at Keele have launched an online survey to learn about health care professionals' approach to supporting patients with taking medicines and promoting adherence.

Parents wanted for Keele University research into bullying

Posted on 09 June 2011 Parents of secondary school age children are invited to share their experiences of bullying as part of research being carried out at Keele University.
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Ages and stages research project at Keele

Posted on 26 May 2011 Researchers at Keele University are looking for people who were interviewed for the Victoria Theatre's famous social documentaries or docudramas.

Improving honeybee health by enhancing the palatability of food supplements

Posted on 16 May 2011 An £80,00 study which aims to improve the taste of artificial diets fed to honey bees has been awarded annual ‘seed-core’ funding from the British Beekeepers Association.
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Spinstars: the first polluters of the Universe?

Posted on 27 April 2011 An international team of astronomers, including Dr Raphael Hirschi of Keele University, has presented new clues on the nature of the first stellar generations in our Universe.

Swearing relieves pain but don’t over do it

Posted on 18 April 2011 New research from Keele University has fund that swearing can relieve pain – but only for people who swear infrequently.

£1million MRC award to fight malaria

Posted on 14 April 2011 The aim of £1million MRC funded project is to better understand male mosquito mating behaviour, enabling new strategies to eliminate malaria.
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Keele astrophysicist in discovery of red giant and two red dwarfs

Posted on 13 April 2011 A Keele University astrophysicist is a member of an international group of European, Australian and American researchers who have reported on the discovery of a unique system of stars.
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Keele University researchers seek patients’ views on medicines

Posted on 25 March 2011 Researchers at Keele University have launched a survey to find out the views of patients who are currently being prescribed tablets for high blood pressure.

Study reveals burden and impact of bunions

Posted on 28 February 2011 Bunions have a major impact on people's quality of life and are particularly common in women and older people, a new study in the journal Arthritis Care & Research shows.

Map sheds light on English Civil War

Posted on 28 February 2011 A geographical map depicting landowners’ loyalties to the restored King Charles II after the English Civil War, has shown that contrary to popular opinion, peace was not assured after 1660 - long after the war had ended in 1651.

£2.5million Wellcome Award for Keele researcher

Posted on 02 February 2011 The Wellcome Trust has awarded £2,562,995 for field trials of synthetic sex pheromone to reduce visceral leishmaniasis transmission.

Challenges and Choices: Musculoskeletal Health in Primary Care

Posted on 14 January 2011 Professor Nadine Foster, Primary Health Care Sciences at Keele, will deliver the fifth lecture in the University's programme of Inaugural Lectures for 2010/11.

Benefits of trees when people are recovering after surgery.

Posted on 03 November 2011 Dr Peter Thomas comments on the benefits of trees when people are recovering after surgery.

Swearing reduces pain – but not if you do it every day

Posted on 01 December 2011 Research published by Keele University shows that while swearing can produce effective short-term pain relief, the effect is much greater for people who do not swear regularly in day-to-day life.
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Keele Research Feature by British Psychological Society

Posted on 05 December 2011 Keele research on football heading has been featured by the British Psychological Society on the home page of its website