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Life Sciences - Health - 17.01.2020
Seven Questions with... Shail Bhatt
This week MSci Cell Biology student Shail Bhatt shares his experience taking part in UCL's Global Citizenship Programme and as a student quality reviewer where he worked in partnership with staff to improve teaching at UCL.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.01.2020
We must be smarter about how we use antibiotics, says Imperial researcher
Not enough focus is being paid to using antibiotics more appropriately to minimise the threat of drug-resistant bugs, said an expert in a recent talk. Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London and Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, is leading a newly created centre to tackle drug-resistant infections.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.01.2020
Drug resistance is "up there with climate change" as a global threat
The threat posed by drug resistant infections should be taken as seriously as climate change, says an Imperial expert.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.01.2020
New heart disease drug to be made available to NHS patients through ground-breaking collaboration
Up to 30,000 lives could be saved over the next decade thanks to a proposed pioneering government collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis to tackle heart disease - a leading cause of death in the UK.

Health - 13.01.2020
Smokers have become less dependent but also less motivated to stop
Smokers today show fewer signs of dependence than a decade ago but are less inclined to try to stop smoking, according to a study led by researchers at UCL.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.01.2020
Project aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with anaemia
Ambulatory care specialists at the University of Birmingham, with support from Vifor Pharma UK Limited (VPUK), are working to develop and implement a population based anaemia diagnosis and treatment decision support service for routine healthcare delivery.

Health - Pharmacology - 10.01.2020
Cancer researchers call for ambitious survival targets for the 2020s
The NHS should raise their five-year lung cancer survival targets to 35% by 2030, concludes a new 'state of the nation' policy report conducted by UCL.

Health - Materials Science - 10.01.2020
COPD care and composite creations: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From new research into lung disease treatment in the UK, to a grant to develop high performance polymer composites, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2020
First patient for Parkinson's disease trial recruited
First patient for Parkinson’s disease trial recruited
The trial, funded by a 2.1 million grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) , will test whether a commonly prescribed dementia drug could prevent debilitating falls for people with the disease.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 09.01.2020
Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD
Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD
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Health - 09.01.2020

Health - Mathematics - 28.12.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 19.12.2019
New MERS vaccine clinical trial starts in Saudi Arabia
The King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre (KAIMRC), in collaboration with the University of Oxford's Jenner Institute has started a Phase I clinical trial in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for a vaccine against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

Health - Pharmacology - 19.12.2019
Sugar not to blame for high risk of heart disease in those at high risk for diabetes
Patients at high risk for diabetes are also at a high risk for heart disease - but not because of higher sugar levels, according to new research led by the University of Glasgow.

Health - Media - 17.12.2019
UCL is second in the world for ’most talked about’ research
UCL has been ranked second in the world for scientific research which has generated the most public attention and discussion, according to the Altmetric Top 100 released today.

Health - 13.12.2019
The path to medical school: a profile of Dr Katherine Woolf’s research
As part of the BMJ's 'five minutes with', Dr Katherine Woolf (UCL Medical School), discusses the UK Medical Applicant Cohort Study, which could help level the playing field for applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.12.2019
Graphene Industry Showcase comes to Manchester
![CDATA[ This week Graphene@Manchester hosted a jam-packed two-day (10-11 December) event showcasing the hottest topics in the field of graphene.

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.

History / Archeology - Health - 06.12.2019

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).

Life Sciences - Health - 29.11.2019
Female brain injury research in focus, as UofG partners with PINK Concussions
The need for more research into female brain injury has been highlighted today, as researchers at the University of Glasgow partner with international charity PINK Concussions.

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.
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