7 October 2013
A talk on Wednesday 9 October, organised by the Small Animal Practice at the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences, will provide owners with essential information about how to care for their tortoise properly to keep it in good health.
25 September 2013
New research that looked at whether two commonly prescribed statin medicines, used to lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or ‘bad cholesterol’ levels in the blood, can adversely affect cognitive function has found that one of the drugs tested caused memory impairment in rats.
24 September 2013
New research, carried out in collaboration between the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and AstraZeneca Brixham Environmental Laboratory, could improve the welfare standards of millions of fish used by scientists around the world.
10 September 2013
A new £2 million state-of-the-art dairy farm at the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences at Langford will be officially opened by farmer and BBC One Countryfile presenter, Adam Henson, tomorrow, Wednesday 11 September.
5 September 2013
A University of Bristol spinout company that focuses on treating the underlying cause of autoimmune diseases has announced positive results from its peptide therapeutic trial for patients with relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
3 September 2013
Removing one of the tiniest organs in the body has shown to provide effective treatment for high blood pressure. The discovery, made by University of Bristol researchers and published in Nature Communications, could revolutionise treatment of the world’s biggest silent killer.
29 August 2013
Professor Richard Wall from the School of Biological Sciences has been awarded the 2013 WAAVP/Bayer Prize for excellence in research in veterinary parasitology.
28 August 2013
A project that will investigate new ways to protect brain cells from damage in Alzheimer’s will begin this month thanks to an Alzheimer’s Research UK grant. The one-year pilot project, led by Dr Nina Balthasar at the University of Bristol, could bring new treatments for Alzheimer’s a step closer.
23 August 2013
The Wellcome Trust and the US National Institutes of Health have awarded a four-year PhD studentship to Mahsa Samadi, for a joint project with Professor Zafar Bashir at Bristol and Dr Serena Dudek in the US.
20 August 2013
Dogs that are trained to respond to their owners’ hypoglycaemia could offer a very effective way to alert diabetic patients of impending lowered blood sugars. The findings, published in the journal PLOS ONE, is the first academic study to assess whether trained dogs could be used as a reliable early-warning system to monitor glycaemia control.