Scottish Seabird Centre Nature Photography Awards 2013 – Last Chance to Enter

The Scottish Seabird Centre is currently accepting entries for its 2013 Nature Photography Competition. With a closing date of Friday 27 October, enthusiastic amateur wildlife and nature photographers are being urged to enter the competition before the deadline. The competition seeks to identify the best of photography talent from around the world, with an exclusive […]

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Drug developed in Cambridge approved for treatment of multiple sclerosis

Approval concludes nearly 40-year epic journey from fundamental research to discovery of an effective treatment for active relapsing multiple sclerosis A transformational new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) – the result of over three decades of research in Cambridge – was approved today by the EU agency responsible for regulating new drugs. The European Medicines […]

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Veterinary Health Professionals Have Vital Role In Protecting Children From Parasitic Disease

At ESCCAP UK and Ireland’s ‘Everyday Parasites’ CPD day, a presentation by parasitologist and counsel chairperson – Maggie Fisher – described a number of studies that have investigated associations between common pet parasite, Toxocara spp. and human disease. Attended by 55 delegates, the seminar highlighted  strong links identified between human infection with the worm and […]

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