Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Do roots rule anti-malarial artemisinin production in Artemisia annua leaves?

Artemisinin is an anti-malarial molecule that is produced and stored in the leaves of the plant Artemisia annua in microscopic glandular surface structures called trichomes (Fig. 1). Evidence from various studies suggests that the roots, which produce neither significant

More needs-led services needed for people with ADHD during the transition between childhood and adulthood

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that may persist into adulthood in up to two-thirds of cases. However, few young adults with ADHD are in contact with clinical services. This is a concern

Effect of selection for egg production on eggshell quality of Japanese quail

Japanese quail have been widely used for biological and genetic studies. In many countries, among all products of intensive poultry farming, Japanese quail meat and eggs convey the image of a natural and festive food. The genetic

Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing

It is important that research addresses what is of greatest priority to people affected by a health condition. A UK based organisation called the James Lind Alliance (JLA) brings patients, their family and caregivers, and health professionals