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Personalised treatments for Parkinson’s disease

Scientists at Cardiff University are helping to bring personalised treatments for Parkinson’s disease closer to the clinic, thanks to a major investment of over £50,000 from American charity, The Summit for Stem Cell Foundation. Working in partnership with Professor Jeanne Loring of the Scripps Research Institute, Cardiff University’s Dr Mariah Lelos is testing the potential… Read More »

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »