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University of Leicester in the Media - November 2008

Monthly summary of stories with web links citing the University of Leicester.

You can access details of previous months' media as well as press coverage here


Broadcast News

  • Professor Carol Jagger was interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester during the lunchtime slot on Wednesday 19th November. She also had a TV interview with business channel CNBC which will be broadcast on Monday 1 December at 11.15 am as part of a series on healthcare. She will also be interviewed by Sarah Grant on the International News Show for news talk station CFRA in Ottawa. All interviews were on Professor Jagger's research into 'Healthy Life Years'.
  • University research into the world's happiest nations was quoted by James May in an episode of Top Gear. Broadcast at 8pm on Sunday 16th November, in a segment focusing on Finnish racing drivers May referred to Adrian White's study, which listed Finland as the sixth happiest nation in the world. The episode is available via BBC iPlayer by clicking here .
  • Dr Adam Quinn of the Department of Politics and International Relations was interviewed by BBC Radio Leicester on the outcome of the US presidential election on 5th November.
  • Professor James Chapman of the of the Department of History of Art and Film was interviewed on Armed Forces Radio, BBC Radio Oxford and Heart FM about his views on the new James Bond film, Quantum of Solace. He was invited into the studio on BBC Radio Leicester for a Bond-themed discussion on Tuesday 4th November.
  • Dr Turi King of the Dept of Genetics was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's 'Material World' about her work on surnames and genetics. This was broadcast on November 6th.
  • Dr Jan Zalasiewicz and Dr Sarah Gabbott were interviewed by the Today Programme on 13 November, about how the details of fossils have been preserved in the Burgess Shales in Canada.
  • BBC News 24 interviewed Professor Martin Barstow on 20 November, on the subject of the Space Space Station.
  • Dr Nigel Aston of the School of Historical Studies appeared in BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time' programme, contributing to a discussion of the Baroque art style. You can listen to the programme on line by clicking here .

Online News

30 November 2008

The Observer - If only business schools wouldn't teach business

The Herald - Forensic Expert To Speak In US About New Fingerprint Technique - Police and honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, will travel across the Atlantic to present his research to an American forensic academy. His technique of "fingerprint visualising" detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where a print has been wiped off. advertisement Dr Bond's help

Channel 4 - Doctor to share bullet technique

MSN UK - Doctor to share bullet technique - Police and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, will travel across the pond to present his research to an American forensic academy. His technique of "fingerprint visualising" detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where a print has been wiped off. Dr Bond's help has already been

29 November 2008

Right Celebrity - Parminder Nagra is British Actress - On July 11, 2007, Parminder Nagra was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctors of Letters by the University of Leicester. In her personal life, ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - Police scientist off to give Americans fingerprint lesson - Police and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, has been invited to the US to give a presentation on his research and the new technique. Colleagues in the US are keen to learn about Dr Bond's new technique, which was recently included in Times Magazine's Top 50 inventions of the year. Dr Bond will take

British Archaeology - Early Monasteries in Glamorgan - charters (Wales in the Early Middle Ages, Leicester University Press 1982), drew our attention to the large number of religious foundations in south-east Wales in the early medieval period, some going back to the sixth and seventh centuries. Important early medieval monasteries in Glamorgan which she highlighted were Llandaff, Llandough, Llancarfan

British Archaeology - Celebrating 50 years - of Archaeology UCL) and Colin Richards (University of Manchester) will work with Rapa Nui co-directors Susana Nahoe University of Chile) and Francisco Torres H (Museo Antropológico Padre Sebastián Englert). For the first time, they say, they plan to study the complete landscape rather than discrete monuments.Unlike the "north American-derived

British Archaeology - In Search of Cornish Relics - Christian Inscribed Stones of S-W Britain Leicester University Press 1993); Charles Thomas, And Shall These Mute Stones Speak? University of Wales Press 1994); and Graham Jones' new book, Saints in the Landscape (Tempus 2007) Cornish saints and or shrines described by William of Worcester in the late 15th century (after Padel 2002) Alternon: St

British Archaeology - Do digital records record everything we want to know? - offer direct access to detailed reports, Leicester University being an honourable exception. Project archives are even harder to find: High Pasture Cave in Skye shows what can (and should) be done. I am an advocate of electronic information, but the (slow) rise of the digital archive is effecting a subtle shift in the record. What we find, how we

News-Medical.Net - Nitric oxide can change computational ability of the brain

The Innovations Report - Nitric oxide can alter brain function

WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth - Fingerprint technology may help North Richland Hills murder case

28 November 2008

Kalamazoo Gazette - WMU Criminology professor was tough but devoted to his students - ... where he was a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge for a year and taught at the University of Leicester for eight years. ...

Independent - Terence Blacker: The Army has lost the moral high ground - have ventured a thought too far. Speaking at Leicester University of the dangerous, riotous times in which we live, he has harked back to happier times. That chilly, chafed, frustrated decade, the 1950s, contained, according to Field, "the peak years for Britain being a peaceful and self-governing kingdom". It seems dangerously possible that the

InTheNews.co.uk - Nitric oxide link to Alzheimer's - called the calyx of Held, developed here at the University of Leicester in the 1990s - and its target in the auditory pathway to explore nitric oxide signalling in the brain," said Professor Ian Forsythe of the Medical Research Council toxicology unit at the University of Leicester. "We show that NO is made in response to incoming synaptic activity

Guardian Unlimited - The Bank of England economist who was right all along about the recession - for economics, which he went on to study at Leicester University as the first member of his family ever to go to college. After Leicester, he taught the subject for a while in schools in a poor area of Wolverhampton before deciding that he wanted to practise economics in his own right. He calls himself a micro-economist, or more prosaically, a

ScienceDaily - Nitric Oxide Can Alter Brain Function

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New Kerala - Studying how nitric oxide alters brain function can lead to Alzheimer's treatment

Web India - Studying how nitric oxide alters brain function can lead to Alzheimer's treatment

Dallas Morning News - Fingerprint technology may help North Richland Hills murder case - But John Bond, an honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, was able to retrieve a print from the casings despite ...

27 November 2008

Daily Telegraph - Britain was at its best in the 1950s - and has been spoiled by bad parents

DailyIndia.com - Studying how nitric oxide alters brain function can lead to ... - Experts at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester say that their new finding has implications for the treatment ...

guardian.co.uk - 'They called me bonkers'

Daily Mail - Labour MP attacks violent and broken society and harks back to 'Golden Age' of the 1950s - for individuals. In a lecture to the University of Leicester, Mr Field blamed high crime rates on the breakdown of the family. He pointed out that the level of violent crime against the person each year is now greater than the sum of all violent crrimes recorded from 1900 to 1977. Mr Field, who is known for his outspoken views on society and

Contract Journal - Morgan Ashurst to scoop £15m University of Leicester job - Article Morgan Ashurst to scoop £15m University of Leicester job 16:59 26 Nov 2008 By Roxanne Millar Morgan Ashurst is set to walk away with the £15m contract to build a new Studentâ¿¿s Union building at the University of Leicester. The university has entered stage two negotiations with the firm and hopes to officially confirm its

PharmaLive - Nitric Oxide Can Alter Brain FunctionSource - Please cite MRC Toxicology Unit and University of Leicester in any report LEICESTER: University of the Year 2008-Times Higher Education Ather Mirza Press and Corporate Communications Division of Marketing and Communications University of Leicester University Road Leicester LE1 7RH tel: 0116 252 3335 email: pressoffice@le.ac.uk UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER

Times Online - Mission impossible? Stargazers seek astronaut's lost toolkit - of miles away." Martin Barstow, of the University of Leicester, added: "I don't see many people being able to find it. You would have to make a serious effort - I'm not sure I could be bothered." Lost in space - Nasa has lost three lunar buggies on the Moon, although whether this is because astronauts forgot where they parked them remains

The Manitoban Online - International Post-Secondary Briefs - jobs withdrawn before they start." British university to teach students space travel According to the Telegraph, Leicester University in Britain will now be providing a course that teaches pupils how to survive during space travel. Jeff Hoffman, a former NASA astronaut, and veteran astronaut, will be teaching the course, said the Telegraph.

ScienceDaily - Grow Old In Good Health: Vast Disparity Between European Countries - institutions in the research project are: the University of Leicester; the French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED); The Scientific Institute of Public Health, Belgium; the Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands; and the French Institute of Health and Medical Research, (Inserm) Adapted from materials

Independent - There's much more to being a librarian then stacking shelves - ... library in Wellington, Shropshire and then at the University College, Leicester, Queen's University, Belfast and finally the University of Hull. ...

26 November 2008

UNU-WIDER - Finance and Development: What we Know and What we Need to Know

EurekAlert - Nitric oxide can alter brain function - Research from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester shows that nitric oxide (NO) can change the computational ...

Daily Mail - Labour MP attacks violent and broken society and harks back to ... - In a lecture to the University of Leicester, former social security minister Mr Field blamed rising crime rates on the break-down of the family. ...

ScienceDaily - Deep Heat Solution To 500-million Year Fossil Mystery - in 1909. Adapted from materials provided by University of Leicester. Email or share this story: Need to cite this story in your essay, paper, or report? Use one of the following formats: APA MLA The view from Walcott's quarry, the main fossil collecting site for the Burgess Shale. In the forground are discarded Burgess slabs split by a team

Buckingham Today - Villager's top 50 invention - Bond, 52, is an honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester's forensic research centre and a scientific support manager for Northants Police's Forensic Department. Time Magazine has named Dr Bond's new finger print technology ADVERTISEMENT as one of the world's top 50 inventions. The technique allows investigators to take finger

25 November 2008

Buckingham Today - Villager's top 50 invention - Dr John Bond, 52, is an honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester's forensic research centre and a scientific support manager for Northants ...

Sciencebase Science Blog - Scientists Socializing Online - up by universities, including ResearchConnect (University of Manchester) and Small Worlds (University of Leicester). I didnâ¿¿t know about this (unless you count the Facebook organisation by universities), but it looks like a good idea." Brian Willson of the Microsoft Chemical Team Blog gave my post a mention and noted that most of the sites are

Medical News Today - Medical Treatment Breaking Ground In Treating Carotid Disease - D.S.C., K.B.E., Professor of Surgery at the University of Leicester and Honorary Consultant Surgeon at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in the United Kingdom, made the case that, given the success of statin therapy, any carotid intervention trial (surgery or stent/angioplasty) must include a comparison arm of patients on statin therapy alone. The

Medical News Today - Subintimal Angioplasty Proven To Be Effective Critical Limb Ischemia Treatment - Appears To Produce Consistently High Limb Salvage Rates - Amman Bolia, M.D., Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester and Consultant Vascular Radiologist at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in the United Kingdom, views subintimal angioplasty (entering the wall of the blood vessel to travel down to the lesion) of tibial occlusive disease as an established first line treatment for patients with critical

WBAP News/Talk 820 - New Technology and Old Science - Police Scientific Support (Photo: University of Leicester) Advertisement New Technology and Old Science Story by Jim Ryan, WBAP 24/7 News North Richland Hills (WBAP) - If the devil is, indeed, in the details, Dr. John Bond intends to find the person responsible for murdering a 68-year-old woman whose only crime was opening the front door of

Medical News Today - Does Hard Water Cause Eczema? Kids Aged 6 To 16 Sought To Take Part In A Study - the Softened Water Eczema Trial team at the University of Nottingham, Telephone 0115 846 8623. Softened Water Eczema Trial (SWET) website: http://www.swet-trial.co.uk Source Carol Burns University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust http://www.uhl-tr.nhs.uk Please rate this article: (Hover over the stars then click to rate) Patient / Public: or

24 November 2008

Medical News Today - Debates On Best Practices Run Strong At The VEITH Symposium By ... - ... Peter Bell of the University of Leicester and the Leicester Royal Infirmary (UK) and Dr. John Rundbeck of the Columbia University College of Physicians ...

Leicester Mercury - Researchers in bid to help cut heart attacks - Dr Glenn Rodrigo, a scientist at the University of Leicester, is heading the project. He has devised a way of studying how the heart might be able to ...

23 November 2008

The Edinburgh Journal - Higher education: Put students first - A working group chaired by the vice chancellor of Leicester University, Professor Bob Burgess, has recommended introducing the Higher Education Achievement ...

Resident Advisor - FORMATION LIVE w/ ZANE LOWE (BBC Radio 1), GROOVERIDER, MEDICIN LIVE, DJSS + MORE! - November 22, 2008 at 10:00pm Location: Leicester University Street: University Road City/Town: Leicester, United Kingdom Zane Lowe (BBC Radio 1) - HOME TAPING TOUR ....The Medicin L.P Launch Party Kick start the Christmas season in style as Formation Records & Leicester Uni proudly present to you The Zane Lowe Home Taping Tour! With this event we

Guardian Unlimited - The Guardian: Main section - to British students on how to walk in space Leicester University is offering a course taught by former Nasa astronaut Jeff Hoffman Winter is here: And more to come, say forecasters Freezing temperatures and blizzard conditions expected, with snowfall across much of Britain on Sunday Survey finds best quality of life in Surrey borough Halifax

BBC News - 'It isn't easy to say no' - Professor Barnett, a clinical pharmacology expert at the University of Leicester and a cardiovascular physician at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, ...

22 November 2008

UTV Internet - Nasa veteran offers tips to British students on how to walk in space - week it will have the next best thing: its own university course on how to be an astronaut. Staff at Leicester University have called in a former Nasa astronaut, Jeff Hoffman, a veteran of five space shuttles, to teach the course which will offer instruction on how to survive in space, coping with the psychological demands of long-term space

This is Leicestershire - Review: Simon Spillett Quartet at Leicester University - all sites Review: Simon Spillett Quartet at Leicester University Friday, November 21, 2008, 11:43 Be the first to comment By Chris Beggs This show at Leicester University's Café Piazza marked the moment when rising tenor sax star Simon Spillett became one of the best in the land. His opening number, Peace Pipe, was taken at a hell of a

This is Leicestershire - Queen's Curve visit a 'great honour' for city - unveil a plaque at the Curve theatre, tour the University of Leicester's new library, hear about the city's multi-faith community and meet schoolchildren in the county on Thursday, December 4. Her Majesty last visited Leicester in 2003. City council leader Ross Willmott said: "This is great news. It's a great honour for the city that the Queen is

MENA FN - Leicester University plans $1.5b expansion - Symbol: NewsLetter: Search News: advanced Leicester University plans $1.5b expansion MENAFN -20/11/2008 E-Mail Article Printer-Friendly Translate Share Article Text Size (MENAFN) The University of Leicester has announced ambitious plans for a $1.5 billion redevelopment of its campus on the south side of the city over the

guardian.co.uk - Nasa veteran offers tips to British students on how to walk in space - Staff at Leicester University have called in a former Nasa astronaut, Jeff Hoffman, a veteran of five space shuttles, to teach the course which will offer ...

21 November 2008

NewsBlaze - UK's First Course on Human Space Flight to Be Taught By NASA Astronaut - The University of Leicester, which houses one of Europe's foremost academic space research centres, has built equipment that has been used in space missions ...

Channel 4 - New fingerprint method brings hope - Police and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre. His technique of "fingerprint visualising" detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where a print has been wiped off. He has already used it to help another US police force find prints on bullets fired almost a decade ago. On Thursday

News Blaze - 'America's Most Wanted' Murder Case to Be Investigated By UK Forensic Scientist - By UK Forensic Scientist Researcher from University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police to probe shocking doorstep shooting A murder case on America's Most Wanted list is to be tackled by a forensic scientist at the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police. Brass shell casings from a doorstep shooting in American suburbia that

MSN UK - New fingerprint method brings hope - Police and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre. His technique of "fingerprint visualising" detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where a print has been wiped off. He has already used it to help another US police force find prints on bullets fired almost a decade ago. On Thursday

guardian.co.uk - Corrections and clarifications - In an article about universities that use web filtering systems we said that the University of Leicester is among those whose IT departments are ...

20 November 2008

BBC - Radio 4 In Our Time - The Baroque - History and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge Nigel Aston, Reader in Early Modern History at the University of Leicester Helen Hills, Professor of Art History at the University of York Audience reactions to this edition AKFarrar, Baroque What a stunning programme - I didn't miss the music at all.Really good to hear the

Daily Telegraph - The 50 most inspiring buildings in Britain

NewsBlaze - HM The Queen to Open University of Leicester's Award-Winning Library - Her Majesty The Queen is to open the University of Leicester's award-winning David Wilson Library on Thursday 4 December. The University of Leicester will ...

Harborough Mail - BREAKING NEWS: The Queen to visit Great Glen - During her visit to the area the Queen will also attend the University of Leicester as well as the city's Curve theatre and the Shree Hindu Temple and ...

Leicester Mercury - BREAKING NEWS: Queen to visit city - During the day she will visit the University of Leicester, Curve theatre, Shree Hindu Temple and Community Centre and Leicester Grammar School. ...

Science Daily - 'America's Most Wanted' Murder Case To Be Investigated By ... - 20, 2008) — A murder case on America’s Most Wanted list is to be tackled by a forensic scientist at the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police. ...

Easier (press release) - Undeniable opportunities at Ridgway Mews in Leicester - Leicester is an appealing location for families, providing a variety of schools educating all ages, as well as two universities, the University of Leicester ...

Regen.net - University launches £1bn masterplan - The University of Leicester campus is to be increased in size by 50 per cent under plans that is expected to cost £1 billion to complete. ...

Leicester Mercury - University plans £1 billion revamp

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - Texas police call in Northampton prints pioneer - Dr Bond, who is also an honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester, said: "We are very pleased to be given the opportunity to assist North ...

BBC News - University shows £1bn campus plan - The University of Leicester has announced ambitious plans for a £1bn redevelopment of its campus on the south side of the city. The building programme would ...

Sky News - Bullet Fingerprints Help US Cops - US detectives plan to use a new method of finding fingerprints developed by a forensic expert at the University of Leicester. Dr John Bond, who works with ...

BBC Online - Final plea on Earth observation - change." Professor Monks is affiliated to Leicester University; Professor Quegan works out of Sheffield University. Jonathan.Amos-INTERNET@bbc.co.uk Bookmark with: Delicious Digg reddit Facebook StumbleUpon What are these? E-mail this to a friend Printable version SEE ALSO Europe space plans face 'crunch' 18 Nov 08 | Science &

ABC News - Can You Smile Your Way to Success? - why, not how, according to Aparna Labroo of the University of Chicago and Vanessa Patrick of the University of Georgia. "We argue that by signaling that a situation is benign (think happy face,) a positive mood allows people to distance themselves psychologically from the situation," their study concludes. "Psychological distancing results in

Times Online - Doing Russian good - Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University of Leicester Have your say Have your say Please note the maximum number of characters is 300. * Name * Email * Town Country * Required Remember me Terms and conditions Print Email Post to del.icio.us Post to Fark Post to Yahoo! Post to Digg Also in Letters HPV and morality

The Lancet - Inequalities in healthy life years in the 25 countries of the European Union in 2005: a cross-national meta-regression analysis - free trial a Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK b Department of Economics, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK c French Institute for Demographic Studies, INED, Paris, France d Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium e Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam,

Contract Journal - ISG, B&K, Sisk, Morgan Ashurst await £1bn Leicester University ... - By Grant Prior The University of Leicester will decide next week on a contractor to build the first phase of a planned £1bn revamp of the campus. ...

Times Higher Education - Leicester reaches for stars as new build totals £1bn - By Zoë Corbyn Described as one of the biggest building programmes ever undertaken by a higher education institution, the University of Leicester has ... See all stories on this topic

Times Higher Education - UK student ambitions get thrust from space module - By Zoë Corbyn The University of Leicester began teaching the first UK university course on human space flight this week. Although government policy means ...

19 November 2008

The Times of India - Healthy life dearer than long life post 50-Health-Wellness-Lifestyle

Medindia.com - Healthy Life Years Matter More Than Life Expectancy After 50

The Innovations Report - Effective global regulation ¿ a gargantuan task - (ESRC) at the Department of Economics of the University of Leicester. The main lesson of Professor Demetriades¿ research for the current crisis is that government owned banks should not be privatised before depositors can be confident that an effective system of financial regulation is in place. This is much easier said than done in the context

PhysOrg.com - Effective global regulation

The Baltic Times - Estonian men-shortest life span - team of researchers led by Carol Jagger at the University of Leicester in Britain concluded. E-mail this article Print this article MORE NEWS Arunas Valinskas elected new Lithuanian speaker Latvia to lose two fire stations due to budget NATO head comments on Russian missiles Estonia's Ansip surprised at Sarkozy Military parade for

Harborough Mail Online - Scientific fun for tots - will be delivered by Dr Lynne Howells, from the University of Leicester. On November 26, there will be a talk called Cannabis Related Research, delivered by Dr Tim Marczylo, also from the University of Leicester. The soirees have been organised by Dr Maarten Tas, a science teacher at Lutterworth College. For more information, call 01455 554101 or

The Daily Record - Pensioners can stay healthy until at least 70 - years below a life expectancy of almost 80. Leicester University found older people lived longer, healthier lives if they lived in wealthier countries. In Europe, Denmark was the best place to stay, with men expecting to live illnessfree until 73 and 74 for women. Estonian men can expect to stay healthy until 59, with women reaching just 60.

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18 November 2008

Entertainment and Showbiz! - NASA’s Cassini probe discovers mysterious new aurora on Saturn - “We’ve never seen an aurora like this elsewhere,” said Tom Stallard, an RCUK Academic Fellow working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. ...

EurekAlert - Second life, podcasting, mobiles, PDAs -- the technology of education - The University of Leicester has a strong presence at the premier annual conference for the international e-learning community. Presentations by members of ...

EurekAlert - Effective global regulation - 6.Founded in 1921, the University of Leicester has more than 20,000 students from 136 countries. Teaching in 18 subject areas has been graded Excellent by the Quality Assurance Agency- including 14 successive scores - a consistent run of success matched by just one other UK University. Leicester is world renowned for the invention of DNA

irishhealth - Living longer not the same as living well - question altogether. Prof Carol Jagger of the University of Leicester is part of the European Health Expectancy Monitoring Unit (EHEMU), which has undertaken a research project on healthy life expectancy within the EU. Using a new indicator called 'healthy life years', the researchers found that in 2005, life expectancy in the EU was 78 years on

New Kerala - 'Healthy life years' matter more than life expectancy after 50 - by Professor Carol Jagger and colleagues of the University of Leicester, found that people grew old most comfortably in Denmark, where men could look forward to 23.6 'healthy life years' and women 24.1. On the other hand, men in Estonia could expect no more than 9.1 trouble-free years after their 50th birthday and women in the eastern European

Taipei Times - Danish women healthier - Jagger, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Leicester. The study, published in The Lancet, compared how many more healthy years 50-year-old people may expect to have in 25 EU countries. While Italians topped the list of life expectancy among men at 80.4 years, they placed third for healthy years of life with 70.6 years. French women

NetDoctor.co.uk - Women in EU live longer - by Dr Carol Jagger and colleagues from the University of Leicester, INED in Paris, the Institute of Public Health in Belgium, University Medical Centre Rotterdam in the Netherlands and the French Institute of Health and Medical Research in Montpellier, France. The work was funded by the EU Public Health Programme and published in the peer-reviewed

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The Washington Post - Established EU Countries Healthier Than Newcomers - wrote Professor Carol Jagger, of the University of Leicester, U.K., and colleagues. "Generally, citizens of the established European community (15 EU countries) have both longer and healthier lives than do most of those of the 10 new EU countries. In future years, we will be able to compare whether countries are experiencing compression or

Bloomberg - Dolce Vita Is Longer for Danish Women Than Italian Men in Study - Jagger, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Leicester. The study, published in The Lancet, compared how many more healthy years 50-year-old people may expect to have in 25 European Union countries. 'What we've never had is a truly comparable measure across the different European countries,'' Jagger said. Healthy longevity has

Channel 4 - Danish enjoy healthier old age - journal. Professor Carol Jagger, from the >>>University of Leicester<<<, and colleagues wrote: "We noted a large variation in the remaining years spent free of activity limitations in men and women at 50 years of age between the 25 EU countries in 2005, amounting to a difference of around 14 years of healthy life." These news feeds are provided by an

Medical News Today - Huge Variation In Healthy Life Years From The Age Of 50 In The 25 EU Countries - The Lancet, written by Professor Carol Jagger, University of Leicester, UK, and colleagues. While life expectancy in the EU is increasing, it is unclear whether most of these extra years are spent in good health. This information would be crucial to both contain health-care costs and increase labour-force participation for older people. Using

The Hindu - Huge variation in healthy life years from the age of 50 in the 25 EU countries

The Innovations Report - Grow old in good health ¿ vast disparity between European countries - institutions in the research project are: the University of Leicester; the French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED); The Scientific Institute of Public Health, Belgium; the Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands; and the French Institute of Health and Medical Research, (Inserm) Ather Mirza | Source:

Daily Triumph - Periods of healthy old age 'vary'

Tullamore Tribune - Women aged 50 can expect 20 years of health - carried out by Professor Carol Jagger of the University of Leicester, in general, researchers found that the 15 "established" EU countries had higher life expectancies than newer entrants. For men, the highest life expectancies were 80.4 years (Italy) and 80.3 years (Sweden); while the lowest were 71.3 years (Latvia) and 71.7 years (Lithuania). T

EU Observer - UK report finds gaps in health condition of Europeans - Hungary, Latvia or Slovakia, a new study by the University of Leicester in the UK has shown. The better health in the old EU states will help keep people working longer. Finnish-Slovenian bribery case unfolding Today @ 09:47 CET Finnish authorities have remanded in custody the former CEO of Patria Group, Jorma Wiitakorpi, over charges that the

Medindia.com - European Union's Wealthier Nations Live in Good Health Than Their Neighbors - team of researchers led by Carol Jagger at the University of Leicester in Britain found huge gaps across the continent. On average, a 50-year-old man from Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden or Malta will live well past 70 without disability or the need to limit his activities -- ten extra years of healthy life compared to his neighbours in Hungary,

MSN UK - Danish enjoy healthier old age - journal. Professor Carol Jagger, from the University of Leicester, and colleagues wrote: "We noted a large variation in the remaining years spent free of activity limitations in men and women at 50 years of age betweenn the 25 EU countries in 2005, amounting to a difference of around 14 years of healthy life." Rate this article: Poor Thank you

Scotsman.com - 'Healthy life years' replaces life expectancy - Professor Carol Jagger and colleagues of the University of Leicester wrote: "We noted a large variation in the remaining years spent free of activity limitations in men and women at 50 years of age between the 25 EU countries in 2005." The full article contains 283 words and appears in The Scotsman newspaper. Page 1 of 1 Last Updated: 16 November

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Hindu - Huge variation in healthy life years from the age of 50 in the 25 ... - ... published Online first and in and upcoming edition of The Lancet, written by Professor Carol Jagger, University of Leicester, UK, and colleagues. ...

Politics.co.uk - ESRC: Effective global regulation - a gargantuan task - Earlier this year, Leicester University academics Svetlana Andrianova and Panicos Demetriades and Brunel’s Anja Shortland published an article in the ...

OnMedica - Wide variations in healthy old age in EU - ... and the more it spends on caring for its older people, the longer people over 50 can expect to live, finds a team from the University of Leicester . ...

Thenews.pl - Poles are fit and healthy - ... of life ahead of them, 18,5 of which will be lived in good physical condition indicated by medical research done by British University of Leicester . ...

Irish Health - Living longer not the same as living well - Prof Carol Jagger of the University of Leicester is part of the European Health Expectancy Monitoring Unit (EHEMU), which has undertaken a research project ...

Mirror.co.uk - UK over-50s have longer healthy lives - Researcher Professor Carol Jagger, of the University of Leicester, said "We found that a one per cent increase in spending on elderly care would mean a ...

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The Jamaica Observer - Top-rated UK university holds first graduation in Jamaica - Last updated: Top-rated UK university holds first graduation in Jamaica Career & Education By LUKE DOUGLAS Career&Education reporter editorial@jamaicaobserver.com Sunday, November 16, 2008 DISTANCE learning students of the University of Leicester (UL) in the United Kingdom, received certificates, diplomas and Masters of

BBC News - Periods of healthy old age vary - The lead authors of the Lancet study, from Leicester University, said the figures could help governments plan for future health needs. ...

NewsBlaze - Paying Attention to Women Makes Us Smarter About the Iraq War - Cynthia Enloe takes place on Thursday 13th November at 5-6pm in the Rattray Lecture Theatre at the University of Leicester. ...

The Press Association - Danish enjoy healthier old age - Professor Carol Jagger, from the University of Leicester, and colleagues wrote: "We noted a large variation in the remaining years spent free of activity ...

AFP - Huge gaps in 'good health' lifespan across Europe: study - Sifting though national and European statistics, a team of researchers led by Carol Jagger at the University of Leicester in Britain found huge gaps across ...

16 November 2008

Telegraph.co.uk - Waisting away: you and your BMI index - Earlier this year researchers at Leicester University asked 500 people to estimate their waist size. They found that men commonly underestimated their waist ...

Jamaica Observer - Top-rated UK university holds first graduation in Jamaica - By LUKE DOUGLAS Career&Education reporter editorial@jamaicaobserver.com DISTANCE learning students of the University of Leicester (UL) in the United Kingdom ...

ArcaMax - Infrared Aurora discovered on Saturn - working with Cassini data at Britain's University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This aurora covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurora predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright aurora here is a fantastic surprise."

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Discovery News - Unusual Aurora Above Saturn Stumps Scientists - be empty," Tom Stallard, a scientist at the University of Leicester, England, said in a release. Stallard is the lead author of a paper in this week's Nature detailing new research from the science team of NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Stallard headed a group that used infrared detectors aboard Cassini to probe Saturn's north pole -- the same region

Space Travel - Cassini Finds Mysterious New Aurora On Saturn - a scientist working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester, England. Stallard is ... more MARSDAILY Dust Storm Cuts Energy Supply Of NASA Mars Rover Spirit Pasadena CA (SPX) Nov 13, 2008 A dust storm on Mars has cut into the amount of sunlight reaching the solar array on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, leaving the rover in a

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Softpedia - Strange Saturnine Aurora Captured - Cassini saw huge northern lights on Saturn - Provided by Cassini on his research work at the University of Leicester in Britain, states, quoted by LiveScience, "We've never seen an aurora like this elsewhere. It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's auroras predict that

14 November 2008

NewsBlaze - From The Three Little Pigs to Plato, Using Storytelling to Enhance ... - Staff at the University of Leicester - recently crowned University of the Year - are to learn about how the story of the Three Little Pigs, ...

PharmaTimes - Diabetes screening could save NHS money, study finds - a study by Dr Clare Gillies from the University of Leicester has found. Almost 2.5 million people in the UK suffer from diabetes and, according to charity Diabetes UK, this figure will rise to more than 4 million by 2025. With an estimated cost to the NHS of around £10,000 a minute, diabetes and its complications are a huge burden on resources.

Astronomy Now Online - Mysterious new aurora on Saturn - like this elsewhere," says Tom Stallard of the University of Leicester, and lead author of a paper released today in the journal Nature. "It's not just a ring of aurorae like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurorae predict that this region should be

TMCnet.com - Business has become increasingly mobile with more employees keeping in touch with the office by checking emails on their mobile phones or remotely dia... - the UK can now choose to work from home, with Leicester University reporting that more than 25% of UK employees now occasionally take advantage of this option. Responding to this change, technology companies are now providing employees with the tools they need to complete their work efficiently, without ever stepping inside the office. Workforce

Fox News - Dazzling Mysterious Aurora Spotted on Saturn - Fellow working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of aurorae like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. "This one covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurorae predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright one here is a fantastic surprise." -

AOL News - Saturn Dazzles With Mysterious Light - Fellow working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of aurorae like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurorae predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright one here is a fantastic surprise." These

Digital Journal - Aurora on Saturn unlike anything seen before - a scientist working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester, England. Stallard is lead author of a paper that appears in the Nov. 13 issue of the journal Nature. "It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This aurora covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurora

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LiveScience - Mysterious Light Show Seen at Saturn - by NASA¿s Cassini spacecraft. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona An inexplicable new broad region of auroral light has been photographed at Saturn's polar cap. "We've never seen an aurora like this elsewhere," said Tom Stallard, an RCUK Academic Fellow working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of

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China Radio International - Cassini Finds Mysterious New Aurora on Saturn - a scientist working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester, England. He is the lead author of a paper that appears in the Nov. 13 issue of the journal Nature. "It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This aurora covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurora

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Pharma Times - Diabetes screening could save NHS money, study finds - ... money as well as help to improve patient lives through early intervention, a study by Dr Clare Gillies from the University of Leicester has found. ...

ScienceDaily - Cassini Finds Mysterious New Aurora On Saturn - a scientist working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester, England. Stallard is lead author of a paper that appears in the Nov. 13 issue of the journal Nature. "It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This aurora covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurora

Astronomy Magazine - Mysterious aurora discovered on Saturn - Stallard, who works with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of aurorae like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurorae predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright one here is a fantastic surprise."

MSNBC.com - A mystery glows on Saturn - never seen an aurora like this elsewhere," the University of Leicester's Tom Stallard, lead author of the Nature paper, said today in a NASA news release. "It's not just a ring of aurorae like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurorae predict that this

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InTheNews.co.uk - Aurora discovered on Saturn - a scientists working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of aurorae like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous area across the pole. "Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurorae predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright one here is a fantastic surprise."

Sky and Telescope - Infrared Aurora Discovered on Saturn - working with Cassini data at Britain's University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This aurora covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurora predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright aurora here is a fantastic surprise."

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Yahoo! News - Mysterious Light Show Seen at Saturn - Fellow working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. "It's not just a ring of aurorae like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurorae predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright one here is a fantastic surprise." These

Moldova.org - Infrared Aurora discovered on Saturn - working with Cassini data at Britain's University of Leicester. It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This aurora covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurora predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright aurora here is a fantastic surprise. NASA

Times of the Internet - Infrared Aurora discovered on Saturn - working with Cassini data at Britain's University of Leicester. It's not just a ring of auroras like those we've seen at Jupiter or Earth. This aurora covers an enormous area across the pole. Our current ideas on what forms Saturn's aurora predict that this region should be empty, so finding such a bright aurora here is a fantastic surprise. NASA

Health Care Public - Behind the Headlines: Does caffeine in pregnancy lead to low birthweight? - say? Lead researcher Dr Marcus Cooke, from the University of Leicester, said: 'This significant study has addressed many of the shortcomings which exist in the literaature, providing clarity concerning the issue of caffeine consumption in pregnancy. 'These findings should be seen not as more bad news for prospective mothers, but as robust data

Yahoo! Finance - Managing Market Relationships Explains What Relationship Marketing Entails, How It is Implemented, How It Evolves, and How It is Controlled - in food science and technology at the Technical University of Denmark and is now a European Engineer (EurIng); he then finished an MBA at Leicester University. In 2000, he received his Ph.D. at Cranfield University. As assistant professor with the Catholic University of Louvain, he represented the university in the Community of European Management

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The Innovations Report- New study highlights potential for cost effective NHS policy - NHS policy next article 11.11.2008 A new University of Leicester study reveals that screening people who are at risk of developing diabetes could be a cost-effective health policy and improve the lives of patients. In her inaugural lecture on Wednesday 12th November, Dr Clare Gillies of the Department of Health Sciences will reveal the

MSNBC - A mystery glows on Saturn - "We've never seen an aurora like this elsewhere," the University of Leicester's Tom Stallard, lead author of the Nature paper, said today in a NASA news ...

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guardian.co.uk - Further treatment 10 times more likely after angioplasty than ... - The study was done by researchers with the University of Leicester and was published in Heart, which is a journal produced by the British Medical Journal ...

Times Online - Saturn’s polar light show mystifies scientists - Tom Stallard, of the University of Leicester, said: “It’s not just a ring of aurorae like those we’ve seen at Jupiter or Earth. This one covers an enormous ...

Times of Malta - Streaming 'linked' to behavioural difficulties - The study, carried out by the University of Malta and the University of Leicester, revealed that 9.7 per cent of Maltese schoolchildren exhibit a social, ...

Space.com - Mysterious Light Show Seen at Saturn - "We've never seen an aurora like this elsewhere," said Tom Stallard, an RCUK Academic Fellow working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester. ...

MarketWatch - Managing Market Relationships Explains What Relationship Marketing ... - ... science and technology at the Technical University of Denmark and is now a European Engineer (EurIng); he then finished an MBA at Leicester University. ...

EurekAlert - Benign or cancerous? - Findings from new University of Leicester investigation into benign moles and malignant melanoma to be announced at public lecture on Nov. ...

Nigerian Tribune - Drinking too much coffee may affect your unborn baby - out a woman's pregnancy, Justin Konje at the University of Leicester in Britain and his colleagues believed. Dr. Konje said as much as even small amounts of caffeine may prove harmful, the best advice would be to limit caffeine consumption to below 100 milligrammes a day. "We could not say that there was a lower limit for which there is no effect.

Channel 4 - Forensic technique 'among the best' - Bond, also an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre, said they had already used the technique to find prints in crimes where other methods had failed. The scientific breakthrough, announced earlier this year, detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where it has been wiped off. Dr Bond

The Innovations Report - Forensic scientist cited among world's top inventors - new technique developed by a researcher at the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police has been named as one of Time Magazine¿s top 50 inventions of the year. Dr John Bond, from Northamptonshire Police Scientific Support Unit is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre. ...more about:

Medical Imaging - Coronary revascularization outcomes improving - H. M. Blackledge and Dr. I. B. Squire, from the University of Leicester, UK, also found that while survival is comparable following CABG or PCI, the likelihood of requiring a repeat vascularization procedure is higher with PCI. The results come from a study of 6068 consecutive patients who underwent first-ever CABG (n = 2520) or PCI (n = 3548)

MSN UK - Forensic technique 'among the best' - Bond, also an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre, said they had already used the technique to find prints in crimes where other methods had failed. The scientific breakthrough, announced earlier this year, detects wherre sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where it has been wiped off. Dr Bond

Chain Leader - Alcohol, coffee and baby; Pregnant? Some drinking may be OK, but skip the caffeine, studies suggest - a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Leicester, and are less than the deficits seen in babies of smokers. But in very small infants (say, 2 pounds), 5 ounces may significantly affect the baby's health. The UK Food Standards Agency responded by reducing the recommended limit for caffeine intake in pregnancy from 300 mg to

11 November 2008

RedOrbit - Forensic Work Named One Of The Best 2008 Inventions - Dr. Bond is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Center. This method has been found to work on metals such as ...

BBC Online - Forensic work named top invention - who is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre, said it may also be possible, on fragments of bombs, to find prints of those who handled them before they exploded. 'Re-opening cases' Time Magazine's citation, which puts the technique at number 39 in the list, says: "English physicist John Bond

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - John honoured in top 50 inventions of the year - John Bond, an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre, developed a method that enables scientists to 'visualise fingerprints' even after the print itself has been removed. He and colleagues conducted a study into the way fingerprints can corrode metal surfaces. The technique can enhance a fingerprint

Guardian Unlimited - After winning the US election, what will Barack Obama mean for science and the environment? - Lawrence Krauss, a physicist at Arizona State University; and Martin Barstow the head of physics and astronomy at Leicester University. So as science breathes a collective sigh of relief, we acknowledge how bad things could have been if the Republicans had won. Sarah Palin (with plenty of help from John McCain) has been nominated for the New

10 November 2008

Science Centric - Forensic scientist cited among world's top inventors - A revolutionary new technique developed by a researcher at the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police has been named as one of Time Magazine's ...

Leicester Mercury - Annual fair could hold key to Colette murder - The advances have come due to a "massive leap forward" by University of Leicester experts last week, who formed a DNA profile of the 16-year-old's murderer. ...

InfoToday.com - The Christian Science Monitor Moves to a Web-Based Model—Is This ... - Barrie Gunter, author of the book News and the Net (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003) and journalism professor at the University of Leicester, ...

09 November 2008

The Guardian, Nigeria - Little caffeine may harm foetus, study find - ... growth restriction and this association continued throughout pregnancy," Justin Konje at the University of Leicester in Britain and colleagues wrote. ...

Guardian Unlimited - Germany's hunt for the murderer known as 'the woman without a face' - But it was another British academic, the Leicester University geneticist Sir Alec Jeffreys, who paved the way for the marriage between genetic science and crime-solving. In the Eighties, Jeffreys pioneered 'DNA profiling' - based on generating a digital code, with a shrinkingly small probability of being found in another person, from the individual

This is Leicestershire - Luvvies lavish praise on curve - said: "I am full of admiration for the new Leicester theatre, Curve, which is an exciting and innovative building. "I'm sure it will prove inspirational to all those who are lucky enough to work there and I wish Leicester Theatre Trust every success in the new space." Actor Andy Nyman, who grew up in Leicester and recently starred in Dead Set, on

08 November 2008

Globe and Mail - Invasion of the hybrids - In 2001, researchers from the University of Leicester in England, first reported an unusual abundance of hybrids in Enos Lake based on morphological - or ...

This is Leicestershire - Students make waves with aftershock analysis - (BGS) and the geology department from the University of Leicester were so impressed they visited the school to review their results. The students monitor graphs on a daily basis drawn by their seisometer - lent to them by BGS and the only one of its kind in a Leicestershire school - and they have been bowled over by the quality of information it

PharmaLive.com - New Warning Over Bird Flu Vaccine - published on October 9, researchers from the University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester report on a study carried out at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Dr Iain Stephenson, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Infirmary and a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester carried out the research with Professor

Los Angeles Times - Pregnancy has room for a little wine or beer, new studies show ... - ... a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Leicester, and are less than the deficits seen in babies of smokers. ...

07 November 2008

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Researchers out of the University of Leicester looked at the long-term outcomes of over 6000 patients who underwent PCI or CABG for the first time to open ...

Medical News Today - New Warning Over Bird Flu Vaccine - Professor Karl Nicholson, Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Leicester and Consultant Physician at the Leicester Royal Infirmary is among ...

Hansard - House of Commons Hansard Debates for 05 Nov 2008 (pt 0007) - students from deprived neighbourhoods. Oxford university is 3 per cent. off its own modest target of 8.7 per cent. This cannot go on. The Russell group would do well to look at the successful participation policies of the university of Leicester, recently named university of the year by The Times Higher Educational Supplement. I am proud of that

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Times Online - Focus on Leicester - The city has two universities, De Montfort and the University of Leicester - just named university of the year by Times Higher Education. Leicester Grammar ...

05 November 2008

Telegraph.co.uk - Barack Obama victory shows changing make-up of US electorate - Dr Adam Quinn, lecturer in US Foreign Policy at Leicester University, said Mr Obama had also been helped by the lack of any credible third party candidate. ...

Drug Topics Magazine - Caffeine in Pregnancy Can Reduce Birth Weight Any dose from a ... - Justin C. Konje, MD, of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, and colleagues conducted a study of 2635 low-risk pregnant women with an average ...

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Power Engineering International - Pioneering path: the rewards of investing in clean coal technologies - to experimental facilities, now based at the University of Leicester. GAIM is now wholly owned by the management team and is independent of an individual academic partner. This enables the business to link with various universities on a project by project basis. Currently projects or concepts are in hand with Nottingham, Leicester and Cambridge

This is Leicestershire - Architects' prize for uni library - the country's leading architecture awards. The University of Leicester was praised by RIBA, the Royal British Institute of Architects, which celebrates the finest architecture in the region. Designed by Birmingham-based Associated Architects, the award-winning David Wilson library is at the heart of the main campus. Originally built in the 1970s,

WebMD - Study: Quit Caffeine While Pregnant - who included Justin Konje, MD, of England's University of Leicester -- calculated those estimates after considering the women's alcohol and tobacco use. The findings don't prove that caffeine was to blame for fetal growth restriction. But Konje and colleagues point out that caffeine can cross the placenta, passing from mother to fetus. The

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Health Care Public - Caffeine intake linked with low birth weight - growth. Dr Justin Konje and colleagues from the University of Leicester as well as collaborators from the University of Leeds, examined the association of maternal caffeine intake and individual caffeine metabolism on birth weight. From two large teaching hospitals in the UK between September 2003 and June 2006 the authors recruited 2,645 low-risk

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National Post - Caffeine may cause lower birth weights - wrote Justin Konje and his colleagues at the University of Leicester in the U. K. Close Presented by Get the National Post newspaper delivered to your home Reader Discussion More From National Post Posted Toronto National Post - Monday, Sept. 29, 2008 The Appetizer National Post - Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 Posted Toronto National Post -

Englemed Health News - Cut down the caffeine, pregnant women told - women were studied by the researchers from Leicester and Leeds universities. The study found that most women took their caffeine from tea - about 62 per cent. Coffee accounted for 14 per cent, cola 12 per cent, chocolate eight per cent and other soft drinks two per cent. Researcher Professor Justin Konje, of the University of Leicester, said:

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Medical News Today - Vaccinations Against Bird Flu Should Happen Now, Say Experts - including Professor Karl Nicholson, from Leicester University, state: "We think that WHO and governments should give urgent consideration to the potential risks and benefits of priming people who would be at greatest risk of infection if a pandemic of H5N1 influenza were to emerge (frontline laboratory and health-care workers), with the view to

PhysOrg.com - Consuming small amounts of caffeine when pregnant may affect the growth of an unborn child

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - University in pilot 'end of year' report scheme - include the Universities of Northampton, Leicester, St Andrews, Manchester; Newcastle, University College London, Aberystwyth and Cardiff University. The full article contains 270 words and appears in Northampton Chron & Echo newspaper. Page 1 of 1 Last Updated: 21 October 2008 10:59 AM Source: Northampton Chron & Echo Location: Northampton

New Kerala - Even a little caffeine during pregnancy can raise low birth weight risk - Dr Justin Konje and colleagues from the University of Leicester and collaborators from the University of Leeds, examined the association of maternal caffeine intake and individual caffeine metabolism on birth weight, reports the British Medical Journal. The boffins recruited 2645 low risk pregnant women of average age 30, who were between 8-12

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MedPage Today - Small Amounts of Caffeine Linked to Low-Birth-Weight Babies - by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Earn CME/CE credit for reading medical news LEICESTER, England, Nov. 3 -- A cup or more of coffee daily during pregnancy is enough to increase the risk of delivering a low-birth-weight baby, researchers here reported. Pregnant women who drank one to two

The Star-Ledger - Just a cup of coffee, except to fetus - a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Leicester. The findings are the latest in mounting evidence that the amount of caffeine a person consumes has a direct impact on the person's health, especially in the case of pregnant women. In January, California researchers found pregnant women who drink two or more cups of coffee a

Web India - Caffeine linked to lower birthweight - delivering an underweight baby by a third. The University of Leeds said the study, conducted by researchers from Leeds and the University of Leicester, shows caffeine intake of 500 mg a day -- about five mugs of coffee -- increases the risk of having a low birth weight baby by 16 percent, compared to a 12 percent risk in women who drink very

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Times of the Internet - Caffeine linked to lower birthweight - delivering an underweight baby by a third. The University of Leeds said the study, conducted by researchers from Leeds and the University of Leicester, shows caffeine intake of 500 mg a day -- about five mugs of coffee -- increases the risk of having a low birth weight baby by 16 percent, compared to a 12 percent risk in women who drink very

HealthScout - Caffeine in Pregnancy Associated With Low Birth Weight Risk - late. Dr. Justin Konje and colleagues at the University of Leicester and the University of Leeds concluded that higher caffeine intake was associated with increased risk of low birth weight. Compared to women who consumed less than 100 mg/day of caffeine (equivalent of less than one cup of coffee), the risk of having a lower birth weight baby

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04 November 2008

WebMD - Study: Quit Caffeine While Pregnant - The researchers -- who included Justin Konje, MD, of England's University of Leicester -- calculated those estimates after considering the women's alcohol ...

Medical News Today - Vaccinations Against Bird Flu Should Happen Now, Say Experts - 2 The experts, including Professor Karl Nicholson, from Leicester University, state: "We think that WHO and governments should give urgent consideration to ...

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This is Leicestershire - Route mapped out for return of trams to city - wants to build a 15,000-home town south-east of Leicester, shows the route a tram could follow. There are seven stops in the proposed eco-town, known as Pennbury. These are followed by stops at Oadby university campus, Stoneygate, Knighton Park Road, Leicester University, Leicester Railway Station and Charles Street. The plans also show how the

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Canada.com - Even a little caffeine may harm fetus, study finds - throughout pregnancy," Justin Konje at the University of Leicester in Britain and colleagues wrote. "Sensible advice would be to reduce caffeine intake before conception and throughout pregnancy." 1 2 next page  COMMENTS ON THIS STORY Add Your Comment Add Your Comment The Rules: Keep it clean, and stay on the subject or we might delete

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Reuters Africa - Even a little caffeine may harm foetus, study finds - throughout pregnancy," Justin Konje at the University of Leicester in Britain and colleagues wrote. "Sensible advice would be to reduce caffeine intake before conception and throughout pregnancy." Konje and his team -- which included researchers from the University of Leeds -- looked at 2,645 women at an average age of 30 who were between 8 and

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Medical News Today - Even Small Amounts Of Caffeine During Pregnancy May Undermine Growth Of Baby - Dr Justin Konje and colleagues from the University of Leicester as well as collaborators from the University of Leeds, examined the association of maternal caffeine intake and individual caffeine metabolism on birth weight. From two large teaching hospitals in the UK between September 2003 and June 2006 the authors recruited 2645 low risk pregnant

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IrelandOn-Line - Vaccinate against bird flu to prevent pandemic, say experts - who include Professor Karl Nicholson, from the University of Leicester, warn that after six weeks it may be too late to prevent widespread loss of life. Estimates of the effects of a bird flu pandemic have suggested that up to 350 million people around the world might die. The experts wrote: â¿¿We simply cannot afford to ignore it as a major global

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guardian.co.uk - Out of pocket - The University of Leicester's student finance adviser, Julie Boggon, says she often hears from students in middle-income families in financial difficulty. ...

03 November 2008

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Reuters UK - Even a little caffeine may harm fetus, study finds - ... fetal growth restriction and this association continued throughout pregnancy," Justin Konje at the University of Leicester in Britain and colleagues wrote.

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The Times of India - New way to lift wiped-off fingerprints - S Rao said. Dr John Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester in England, developed this novel technique. "To visualise a fingerprint after it is rubbed off, scientists measure the corrosion of the surface by deposits from the fingerprints," A Shweta Murthy, a forensic science student of Amity University, explained. When one consumes

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The Press Association - Jabs drive call against bird flu - But the experts, who include Professor Karl Nicholson, from the University of Leicester, warn that after six weeks it may be too late to prevent widespread ...

02 November 2008

Times Online - Women told to limit caffeine during pregnancy

BBC News - Cut caffeine, pregnant women told - It follows research by Leicester and Leeds universities linking caffeine to babies born with low birth weight. The study will be published in the British ...

Hindu - Now, Trace fingerprints even if wiped off - Dr John Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester in England, developed this novel technique. "To visualise a fingerprint after it is rubbed off, ...

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This is Leicestershire - County link to murder of teenager - her killer due to a "massive leap forward" by University of Leicester experts, who have formed a DNA profile of the 16-year-old's murderer. They also say that evidence from the original inquiry, given more relevance by the forensic breakthrough, raises the possibility the killer was from Leicestershire, and specifically Loughborough. Detective

politics.co.uk - The week in Westminster 3rd November - 7th November - Transport, Professor Alan McKinnon, Heriot-Watt University, and Professor Jon Shaw, University of Plymouth (at 3.45 pm) 3pm Room 8, Palace of Westminster Northern Ireland Affairs Subject: Cross border co-operation Witness(es): Police Service of Northern Irelland 3.30pm Room 15, Palace of Westminster Public Accounts Subject:

01 November 2008

Sunday Herald - Fancy dining on the cheap? Just pull a rabbit from a ‘hat’ - Neuro scientists at Leicester University carried out tests which concluded that when confronted by an image of said actress, a particular brain cell in the ...

Leicester Mercury - Our 'hidden gem' wins University of Year title - A decade of dramatic improvements at the University of Leicester has seen it named the best in the country. The institution won the coveted title of ...

24 Hour Museum - T-REX CAST MOVES INTO GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER - By Tara Booth A cast of a 21-foot-long Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur is now on permanent display at the University of Leicester. The predator, nicknamed Jane, ... See all stories on this topic

Times Online - Those museum blues - Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University of Leicester Sir, Having been to the British Museum on a school trip in the late 1960s and hating every minute of it, I decided to give it another try one day, only to find that my memories had not been a result of my youth. All the complaints made recently on this page were true then. It

PhysOrg.com - Bee smart, bee healthy - according to scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Leicester. Dr Nigel Raine from Queen Mary's School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, and Akram Alghamdi, Ezio Rosato and Eamonn Mallon from the University of Leicester tested the learning performance and immune responses of bumblebees from twelve colonies. The

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SpaceRef - UNESCO and the IAU sign key agreement on Astronomy and World Heritage Initiative - Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy at the University of Leicester, UK. Ruggles, who is also Vice-President of the IAU's Commission 41 on the History of Astronomy, has already worked with UNESCO in the early stages of developing the initiative. He said: "The globalisation of human culture is proceeding at a relentless pace, and it is becoming

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