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UEA leads the way in latest cancer research

Whilst many believe aging is a risk factor for cancer, pioneering research carried out at UEA has shown the opposite to be true. Leukemia is a cancer which starts in blood-forming tissue such as bone marrow. It causes an overproduction of abnormal white blood cells which are vital in protecting the body against infection. New research…

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Can physical activity help tackle osteoporosis?

Researchers at UEA are exploring the link between leading a sedentary lifestyle and developing osteoporosis. Researchers at the Norwich Medical School will be looking at whether the loss of bone density is directly related to extended periods of sitting, and whether encouraging less sedentary behaviour could improve bone health as we age. The study is…

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Food allergies on the rise

Children today are more likely than ever before to develop food allergies. The deaths of two British teenagers who suffered fatal allergic reactions has brought the recent growth of this issue to light. Demographic research suggests that at current seven percent of children in the UK have a food allergy of some kind. This is…

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