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#Medical Research

# medical-research - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Ethical questions raised after these monkeys were cloned in China

The same technique was used to clone Dolly the Sheep.

# medical-research - Friday 2 September, 2016

3D-printed bone breakthrough made by Dublin researchers

The new method involves using 3D printing to build cartilage which has been proven to help bone growth.

# medical-research - Saturday 15 August, 2015

People around the world could make a tidy sum by sending one startup their soil

“It’s sort of like a lottery, but it’s going to save humanity at the same time.”

# medical-research - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Want a good night's sleep and to feel healthy these holidays? Then don't do this

Backlit e-readers are not a good thing when you’re trying to have a restful night, researchers say.

# medical-research - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

# medical-research - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65

The handing over of infant remains was legal under the Anatomy Act 1832 so as to provide “legal cadavers” for medical research.

# medical-research - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

# medical-research - Sunday 29 January, 2012

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.

# medical-research - Monday 9 January, 2012

Simple blood test could identify foetal gender in early stages of pregnancy: study

New research claims that gender could be predicted within the first trimester.

# medical-research - Monday 26 September, 2011

Light alcohol consumption could help reduce asthma risk, says study

Meanwhile, a separate study says that a woman’s occupation during pregnancy can increase the child’s likelihood of developing asthma.

# medical-research - Monday 12 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study Glow Cat

Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study

The genes of a rhesus monkey and jellyfish were injected into eggs which were then fertilised and implanted into cats – who gave birth to glow in the dark kittens.

# medical-research - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

# medical-research - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research

The company is developing a treatment for dangerously low blood pressure, also known as ‘neonatal shock’.

# medical-research - Monday 31 January, 2011

Artificial pancreas may help control Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy

Medical study suggests new advance to protect women with Type 1 diabetes – and their babies – who can be at risk because of the condition.

# medical-research - Monday 8 November, 2010

How much can medical research studies be trusted?

Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or incorrect. So why are doctors still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice?