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Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 16.09.2019
AI to enhance manufacturing, energy, and healthcare thanks to 6.5m EPSRC grant
The grant will help scientists, engineers, and clinicians train algorithms to solve energy, manufacturing, and healthcare problems.

Environment - Health - 16.09.2019
UCL launches new campaign to celebrate its disruptive discoveries
UCL is today launching the public phase of its major new campaign #MadeAtUCL to celebrate over 100 disruptive discoveries pioneered by some of the university's leading researchers.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 13.09.2019
Experts warn UK food safety at risk with public softened up for lower standards
There are signs that the government is trying to soften up the public for lower food standards post-Brexit, including imported chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef, a new briefing from the Food Research Collaboration has highlighted.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.09.2019
Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients
The University of Birmingham will play a key role in new data hubs that will enable cutting-edge research for health discoveries and aim to give patients across the UK faster access to pioneering new treatments. Led by Health Data Research UK , the hubs aim to improve the lives of people with debilitating conditions, and will link up different types of health data and make it more easily accessible and user-friendly for research, while maintaining strict controls around data privacy and consent.

Health - Administration - 11.09.2019
Top doctors release new guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
The UK's top doctors are recommending over-65s take up dancing, bowls or even activities like tai chi to help stave off injury and illness in old age.

Health - 11.09.2019
Support for voice-hearers goes online
Support for voice-hearers goes online
People who hear voices, their families and mental health professionals will benefit from a new information and support website based on research by Durham University.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.09.2019
Validates guidelines on treating patients with an underactive thyroid
A study led by the University of Birmingham provides strong support for current recommendations on treating patients with an underactive thyroid and validates latest UK and US guidelines, say researchers. The retrospective cohort study , published in The BMJ , analysed anonymous GP records of over 162,000 patients who have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism - a highly prevalent condition more commonly known as an underactive thyroid.

Health - 07.09.2019
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Guidance on how the UK population can stay fit and healthy has been updated thanks to a major review led by the University of Bristol. The physical activity guidelines issued today by the four Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, offer advice to all age groups and - for the first time - pregnant women, new mums and disabled adults.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.09.2019
Poor diet can lead to blindness
An extreme case of "fussy" or "picky" eating caused a young patient's blindness, according to a new case report published today [2 Sep 2019] in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.09.2019
Preserved Heart Failure Trial Misses Endpoint, But Drug May Benefit Some Patients
The number of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction is on the rise, and the search is on for a therapy that can improve health outcomes in this group of patients for whom no approved therapies are available.

Pharmacology - Health - 28.08.2019
New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours
New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours
A new rapid patient test which could identify whether bacteria isolated from clinical samples are antibiotic resistant in under two hours is being trialled on a range of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Health - Innovation / Technology - 20.08.2019
ICR joins Imperial’s Academic Health Science Centre partnership
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has joined the Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC).

Health - 09.08.2019
Genetic analyses indicate that the effect of being overweight and obesity on cancer risk is at least double what was previously thought
The effect of being overweight and obesity on risk of cancer is at least twice as large as previously thought according to new findings by an international research team that included University of Bristol academics.

Health - Career - 02.08.2019
Scientists win ERC grants for 'blue skies' research
Scientists win ERC grants for ’blue skies’ research
Two researchers have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept grants to explore frontier research.

Life Sciences - Health - 31.07.2019
Protective protein not only guards against DNA damage, but could help better target fast-growing cancer cells
The discovery that an essential protein plays a protective role during cell division, could open the door to better targeted treatment of fast-growing cancer cells. Polo-like kinase (PLK1) was previously thought to have a major function - helping chromosome alignment during mitosis for cell division.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.07.2019
Superbugs: A Pop-Up Science Shop (29th July - 11th August)
Ever wondered what micro-organisms are living on your skin? Drop into our interactive lab in the heart of Cardiff's busy shopping centre to find out, and you can even get pictures of them! Cardiff Un

Life Sciences - Health - 24.07.2019
Plant virology and vector-transmitted disease experts join forces to help African farmers
Farmers in African countries who face failing harvests due to insect vector plant diseases are being helped through a new training programme set up by leading experts in plant virology and vector-transmitted diseases.

Health - Administration - 23.07.2019

Event - Health - 18.07.2019

Event - Health - 17.07.2019
Engineering, medicine, and science combine at the 2019 Blast Injury Conference
Engineering, medicine, and science combine at the 2019 Blast Injury Conference
Imperial's Centre for Blast Injury Studies hosted engaging research, lively debate, and a Royal visit at the Blast Injury Conference 2019.

Health - Business / Economics - 15.07.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 15.07.2019
Pioneering children’s cancer research role to speed up crucial clinical trials
University of Birmingham researchers are leading the way with a ground-breaking role to enable more children with the rare cancer neuroblastoma to access potentially life-saving clinical trials more quickly.

Health - Event - 15.07.2019

Health - 12.07.2019
Discovers genetic changes linked to leukaemia in children with Down’s syndrome
Researchers at the University of Oxford, in collaboration with colleagues from Hannover Medical School and Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, have discovered the specific gene mutations that are required for the development of leukaemia in children with Down's syndrome.

Health - 11.07.2019
Public urged to take part in consultation on life-saving test to identify heart defects in newborns
The public is being urged to take part in a consultation over a national recommendation not to roll out a life-saving test to identify newborn babies with critical congenital heart defects pioneered by experts in Birmingham.

Health - Business / Economics - 10.07.2019

Business / Economics - Health - 09.07.2019

Health - Social Sciences - 08.07.2019
Imperial programme turning health staff into researchers celebrates 10 years
Imperial programme turning health staff into researchers celebrates 10 years
A programme to support and encourage more clinical staff to undertake research is entering its tenth year with twelve new fellows. Working in the fields of nursing, speech therapy and gynaecology, the twelve will undertake research over the next year as part of Imperial's Research Fellowship Scheme.
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