Medicine Feb 24
Patients who do not respond to current rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatments may benefit from a new form of treatment that has been shown in a study to be effective against symptoms of the disease. The RA-BEAM study is the first to demonstrate that the drug baricitinib is more effective in improving the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis than the current standard treatment of injectable biologic anti-TNF medications.
Media Feb 24

Researchers say 'benevolent bots', otherwise known as software robots, that are designed to make articles on Wikipedia better often end up having online fights lasting years over changes in content.

Life Sciences Feb 23

Genetic factors which predispose people to accelerated ‘biological ageing' also increase their risk of developing depression in childhood, according to a new study from King's College London.

Agronomy Feb 23
Agronomy

People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research by scientists at UCL which involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a hormone which regulates the body's response to stress.

Life Sciences Feb 23
Life Sciences

Neuroscientists at Imperial have highlighted the benefits of using machine learning techniques in real-time brain imaging studies.