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Press releases from United Kingdom

New homes rise from rubbish

University of Leeds, Tue April 03, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Leeds, England, UK - Imagine if you could turn old rubbish into new houses.

Time to ban toxic boat paint pollution

World Wildlife Fund, Mon October 16, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
- WWF is calling on countries attending a meeting of the International Maritime Organization to ratify legislation to bring an end to the use of chemicals used in shipping industry paints.

New study gives further hope that vitamin D can fight breast cancer

Imperial College London , Mon October 16, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
London - Vitamin D may help curb breast cancer progression, according to a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. The authors, from Imperial College London, measured the levels of vitamin D in the blood serum of 279 women with invasive breast cancer. The disease was in its early stages in 204 of the women, and advanced in the remaining 75.

Hope for major advance in fighting world killer disease

University of Leicester , Thu September 14, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Leicester, UK - University of Leicester scientists are heading a worldwide research project which could revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of diarrhoea in children in developing countries.

New sunscreen ingredient to heal sunburn and help prevent skin cancer

University of Bath, Thu September 07, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Bath, UK - People who suffer from sunburn could soon benefit from a new sunscreen ingredient that actively repairs sunburnt skin and helps prevent the onset of skin cancer, according to research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

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