4 March 2015
Just six sessions of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can substantially reduce psychiatric patients’ levels of worrying, which in turn reduces the severity of delusions of persecution, a new clinical trial has found.
24 February 2015
Doctors in Southampton are part of a team of researchers who have found that introducing peanut into an infant's diet within the first 11 months of life can prevent peanut allergy in those at high risk.
18 February 2015
Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered that maternal diet affects the nutrient composition of fluid in the womb of women and thus may aid in the development of nutritional interventions to support the very earliest stages of pregnancy.
12 February 2015
A collaboration between researchers at the University of Southampton and La Sabana University in Bogota, Colombia, has enabled the discovery of new genetic causes for three conditions associated with syndromes involving cleft lip and palate.
4 February 2015
Researchers in Singapore and the UK, as part of the EpiGen consortium, worked together with scientists at the Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland, on a new study into the bacterial makeup of the gut (gut microbiota) of infants in Singapore.
4 February 2015
Over 400 children in primary care are being recruited to take part in a study which aims to determine the clinical and cost-effectiveness of using bath emollients for childhood eczema.
2 February 2015
A new study from the University of Southampton adds to a growing body of evidence that links a child’s early environment before and soon after birth to their chance of becoming obese later in life.
29 January 2015
Research into cancer therapeutics has recently taken another step forward with further elucidation of how a certain class of drugs work and the mechanisms which limit their efficacy.
15 January 2015
Researchers in Southampton are tackling one of the biggest questions in dementia research; why might current approaches in Alzheimer’s trials be failing? The new study is published in the Journal of Pathology and funded by Alzheimer’s Research UK and the Medical Research Council.
30 December 2014
Two members of staff from the University of Southampton have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.