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Environment - Health - 10.12.2019
Medics and environmental policy experts rank parties on climate pledges
Conservative, SNP and Brexit Party pledges are worse for tackling climate change than those of the Green Party, Labour and Liberal Democrats.

Health - 10.12.2019
Hydration myths may be putting older people’s health at risk
Myths about healthy drinking may be putting older people's health at risk by discouraging them from drinking enough fluid to stay healthy, according to a new UCL-led study.

Health - Life Sciences - 04.12.2019
Vice Provost’s View: Improving health and wellbeing 2019
Through our research we work together to improve lives and communities and create real world impact, addressing some of the world's toughest challenges, writes David Lomas, Vice Provost (Health).

Health - Chemistry - 29.11.2019
How safe are e-cigarettes?
Earlier this year vaping hit the headlines with reports of deaths in the United States linked to the use of e-cigarettes.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.11.2019
In Birmingham could improve outcomes for people at risk of dangerous blood clots
New University of Birmingham research funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve treatments for a potentially deadly condition that affects tens of thousands of people in the UK each year.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.11.2019
Podcast: Vaping concerns, medical detection dogs, and a visit to CERN
In this edition: We explore the possible harms of vaping, meet dogs trained to detect disease, and travel through the physics of CERN.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.11.2019
Early removal of slow-growing brain tumours dramatically improves survival
A shift in surgical practice over the last decade towards the earlier removal of a type of slow-growing but ultimately fatal brain tumour has led to dramatic improvements in survival and seizure control for patients, a study at UCLH and UCL has found.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.11.2019
World's largest study on babies with brain injuries starts in India
World’s largest study on babies with brain injuries starts in India
The world's largest study on babies with brain injuries will start in India this week to help prevent epilepsy. Brain injury during labour or childbirth is one of the leading causes of epilepsy in babies in some areas of the world. A common cause is perinatal asphyxia - where oxygen is cut off to the foetal brain, damaging it.

Health - Administration - 20.11.2019
New survey reveals 20.3 million people in the UK have a scar
The Scar Free Foundation is the only medical research charity which focuses solely on scarring, and today [20 November] announced plans to establish the world's largest cohort of children with burns, in partnership with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol).

Health - 20.11.2019
Home nurse visits for disadvantaged mums improves child educational outcome
Home nurse visits for disadvantaged mothers is linked to improved cognitive functioning and academic performance in children in the US, according to new research from UCL, University of Colorado and University of Rochester, New York.

Health - 20.11.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 18.11.2019
Wales to lead the way in responsible antibiotics use in veterinary surgeries
The two-year project called Arwain Vet Cymru, is led by the University of Bristol in collaboration with Welsh Lamb and Beef Producers Ltd (WLBP) and Iechyd Da with delivery support from Menter a Busnes and MGC and funded by the Rural Development Programme.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.11.2019
College gets infectious at November's Imperial Lates
College gets infectious at November’s Imperial Lates
From disease roulette to infection-detecting dogs, November's Imperial Lates event explored infections, deadly diseases, and our work to beat them.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.11.2019
World’s longest running birth cohort to shed light on ageing brain
Neurologists and epidemiologists at UCL hope to gain fresh insights into brain ageing and dementia, as part of a new Alzheimer's study, assessing the records of people whose health and health-related behaviours has been uniquely documented since birth.

Environment - Health - 13.11.2019
Research global challenges
The University of Bristol has committed £800,000 from its Quality Related (QR) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) allocation to support research activities with partners in low and middle income countries.

Health - 12.11.2019
Finds children become less active each year of primary school
Monitoring the behaviour of more than 2,000 children from 57 schools across South West England during primary school, the study found children became 17 minutes less active per week every year.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.11.2019
Professor Jonathan Schott named ARUK’s first Chief Medical Officer
National dementia research charity Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK) has appointed UCL Professor Jonathan Schott as the charity's first ever Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

Health - Pharmacology - 11.11.2019
£2.5 million EU grant to help save NHS patients fighting for life
A new multi-million pound EU-funded research project could help NHS staff provide life-saving treatment to some of the country's most ill patients.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.11.2019
Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat
University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to lead work in improving care for surgical patients.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.11.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 01.11.2019

Health - 31.10.2019
Researcher invents self-cleaning lens for keyhole surgery
Researcher invents self-cleaning lens for keyhole surgery
Dr Ahmad Nabeel's device can clean the lens used in keyhole surgery without removing it from the patient, saving time and increasing patient safety.

Life Sciences - Health - 31.10.2019
University of Bristol spin-out raises £760,000 to commercialise biosensing technology
Rosa Biotech, a new University of Bristol spin-out which developed a sensing platform capable of detecting the faint chemical signature given off by chronic diseases has raised £760,000 to commercialise its ground-breaking innovation. The artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven biosensing technology, which mimics mammals' sense of smell, has significant potential to transform the medical diagnostics and pharmaceuticals industries.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.10.2019
World’s largest study into the impact of arts on physical and mental health
The world's largest ever study into the impact and scalability of arts interventions on physical and mental health has been launched by UCL and King's College London, supported by a £2m award from Wellcome Trust.

Health - Environment - 30.10.2019
Switching to 'green' inhalers could reduce carbon emissions and cut costs
Switching to ’green’ inhalers could reduce carbon emissions and cut costs
Our study shows that switching to inhalers which are better for the environment could help individuals, and the NHS as a whole, reduce their impact on the climate significantly.

Health - Career - 28.10.2019
Healthcare staff get tips on pursuing research careers at Imperial symposium
Healthcare staff get tips on pursuing research careers at Imperial symposium
Persistence, collaboration and mentorship are key for a successful research career, said experts at an event for healthcare staff this month.

Pharmacology - Health - 25.10.2019
UK and China scientists developing new drugs to fight Tuberculosis
University of Birmingham scientists have worked with partners in Guangzhou to develop new drugs that can tackle global health epidemics, which have an impact on China's rural communities. Researchers at the University of Birmingham joined forces with their counterparts at the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH) to develop a promising hit for anti-Tuberculosis therapy and initiate a drug discovery effort.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.10.2019
UCL and GOSH welcome first patients to The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children
UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) today celebrated the opening of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, by welcoming the first patients through its doors for treatment.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.10.2019
UofG receives $9.7m joint award to study traumatic brain injuries
The University of Glasgow has been jointly awarded $9.7m alongside the University of Pennsylvania to lead an international team of experts in the study of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and neurodegenerative disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.10.2019
Birmingham and Southeast join forces to combat cancer and medical implant failure
The University of Birmingham and Southeast University have announced two projects in China that could help to fight cancer and aid regeneration of the human body.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 18.10.2019
Flyby fixers and customer care: News from the College
Flyby fixers and customer care: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a new drone for fixing windfarms, to an exploration of customer feedback, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - 17.10.2019
E-cigarettes may help over 50,000 smokers to quit in England each year
E-cigarettes may help over 50,000 smokers to quit in England each year
A positive link has been found between the number of people in England giving up smoking and the number of people using e-cigarettes to try and quit, according to new UCL-led study. The study, published today in Addiction  and funded by Cancer Research UK, found that as use of e-cigarettes in quit attempts went up from 2011 onwards, so did the success rate of quitting.
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