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Scientists discover how cancer cells regenerate in the prostate

York University RSS News Feed - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:11
Scientists have discovered a mechanism by which cancer cells in the prostate can regenerate following radiotherapy – paving the way for improved prostate cancer treatment.
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Patients diagnosed with cancer after skipping appointment more likely to die within a year

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:51
Cancer patients who miss an urgent referral appointment for their symptoms are 12% more likely to die within 12 months of diagnosis, a major new study has found.
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Calls for regulation of video game loot boxes based on University of York research

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:00
University of York academics have contributed to a House of Commons report calling for video game loot boxes to be regulated under gambling law and for their sale to children to be banned.
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New research on ancient rhino tooth could unlock evolution mysteries

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 17:00
Scientists from the University of York were involved in a project to extract original proteins providing genetic data from a 1.77 million-year-old rhino tooth.
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Researchers find earliest direct evidence of milk consumption

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 09:25
Researchers have found the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption anywhere in the world in the teeth of prehistoric British farmers.
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Scientists establish new way to test for drug resistant infections

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 09:20
Scientists have developed a method to test whether an infection is resistant to common antibiotics.
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Study reveals links between extreme weather events and poor mental health

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 07:00
People whose homes are damaged by storms or flooding are significantly more likely to experience mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, according to new research.
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Childhood report reveals quarter of a million UK children are unhappy

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:46
Almost a quarter of a million children in the UK report being unhappy with their lives as a whole, according to a new report by the University of York and The Children’s Society. 
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Majority of social media users are happy for their data to be used for research, study reveals

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 11:02
Social media users are generally positive about their personal data being used for research purposes, a study by the University of York has revealed.
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Smartphone app makes parents more attuned to their babies’ needs, research shows

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 18:00
University of York researchers have designed an app to help new parents become more ‘tuned in’ to what their babies are thinking and feeling.
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Connected forest networks on oil palm plantations key to protecting endangered species

York University RSS News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:36
Connected areas of high-quality forest running through oil palm plantations could help support increased levels of biodiversity, new research suggests.
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Study identifies possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 23:01
A new study suggests there may be genetic explanations for why some children with poor language also have poor mental health.
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Climate change ‘disrupts’ local plant diversity, study reveals

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 15:00
Faster rates of climate change could be increasing the diversity of plant species in many places, according to research from the University of York.
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Great York Walk to raise awareness of mental health

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 09:29
The University of York has launched the Great York Walk to support a charitable fund that will raise money to promote good mental health among members of the local community.
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Archaeology student finds exceptionally rare fragment from Roman bottle

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 16:23
A masters student at the University of York has found himself at the centre of an extraordinary archaeological discovery.
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York academic to sit on panel looking at Highly Protected Marine Areas

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 11:00
A University of York academic has been asked to sit on an advisory panel to evaluate if Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) could be introduced off England’s coast.
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Study finds children with autism more likely to be bullied at home and at school

York University RSS News Feed - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 23:01
A major new study has found children with autism are more likely to be bullied by both their siblings and their peers, meaning that when they return from school, they have no respite from victimisation.
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Academics elected Fellows of the British Academy

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 22:55
Two University of York academics have been elected Fellows of the British Academy.
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Researchers to tackle worsening North-South health divide

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 23:01
Researchers from the University of York have joined forces with other leading experts to tackle worsening health inequalities between the North and the rest of England.
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Ray Mears to open unique outdoor archaeology lab in York

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:37
Survival expert and TV presenter, Ray Mears, will officially open the University of York’s YEAR Centre – an outdoor laboratory designed to allow researchers and students to recreate techniques and cultural practices of the ancient past.
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