Press Releases

Jul 30, 2015 19:00 BST Uppsala University IgA deficiency is one of the most common genetic immunodeficiency disorders in humans and is associated with an insufficiency or complete absence of the antibody IgA. Researchers from Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet have now performed the first comparative genetic study of IgA deficiency by using the dog as genetic disease model. The results are published in PLOS ONE.

Jul 30, 2015 10:00 BST Uppsala University New research from Uppsala University shows promising progress in the use of anti-inflammatory cytokine for treatment of type 1 diabetes. The study, published in the open access journal Scientific Reports, reveals that administration of interleukin-35 to mice with type 1 diabetes, reverses or cures the disease by maintaining a normal blood glucose level and the immune tolerance.

Timelooper Virtual Reality Startup Helps London Visitors “Time Travel” to The Medieval Times, The Great Fire and The Blitz with Smartphones and Google Cardboard

Jul 22, 2015 10:40 BST Timelooper Timelooper is a location-based mobile virtual reality time travel app that allows visitors to re-live the most memorable moments of amazing places. Today, Timelooper introduces 3 videos that allow London visitors to time travel using a smartphone and a virtual reality headset: The Medieval Times at the Tower of London, The Great Fire at St. Paul’s Cathedral, and The Blitz in Trafalgar Square.

Jul 13, 2015 09:50 BST Uppsala University It is known that sleep facilitates the formation of long-term memory in humans. In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University now show that sleep does not only help form long-term memory but also ensures access to it during times of cognitive stress.

Jul 08, 2015 17:34 BST Apotek Agency UK Limited For people who are looking at taking British citizenship or for indefinite leave to stay in United Kingdom has to sit for the ESOL entry level examination. To get clear picture on this, the following are the various inputs which are provided by the APOTEK agency, which is famous for providing training for ESOL CITIZENSHIP, LIFE IN UK TRAINING AND helps you in clearing the LIFE IN THE UK TEST.

Automatic library membership for newborn babies in Moray

Jul 08, 2015 11:52 BST Moray Council Public libraries in Moray are demonstrating that when it comes to enjoying books, you are never too young. The council’s libraries and registrar’s services have teamed up to issue a library card to every child when their birth is registered.

Berkshire mums launch kids’ “Get Fit For Fun” campaign  at Bisham Abbey this Friday 10th July

Jul 08, 2015 09:26 BST TotallyTween As part of its “Get Fit For Fun” campaign to motivate kids to be more active and make friends this summer TotallyTween, the safe digital platform for 8 – 12 year olds, set up by Maidenhead parents and businesswomen Clare Vincent and Gina Walter, will host the final of its local schools Skipping Challenge at the iconic Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre this Friday 10th July.

Aston Martin teams up with the RAF to attract high-flying women

Jul 07, 2015 12:29 BST Royal Air Force Recruitment The Royal Air Force has teamed-up with world renowned car manufacturer Aston Martin to attract the next generation of women into engineering roles in both organisations.

Semantix climbs several steps in the global ranking of the largest language companies

Jul 07, 2015 06:10 BST Semantix Common Sense Advisory has again ranked Semantix as the Nordic region’s biggest language company, and Semantix has been placed number 15 in the world this year – two places higher than last year. Each year, Common Sense Advisory ranks the one hundred largest suppliers of translation, localisation and interpreting services, presenting them in a report.

Come join the Walking Rainbow

Jul 06, 2015 17:21 BST Bury Council Young people in Bury are organising an event to celebrate diversity, promote equality and say ‘no’ to homophobia.