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Health - Life Sciences - 15.04.2024 - Today
Carbon beads help restore healthy gut microbiome and reduce liver disease progression
Carbon beads help restore healthy gut microbiome and reduce liver disease progression
Innovative carbon beads, invented by researchers at UCL, reduce bad bacteria and inflammation in animal models, which are linked to liver cirrhosis and other serious health issues.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.04.2024 - Today
Southampton gets £1.4million to train future cancer scientists
Southampton gets £1.4million to train future cancer scientists
The University of Southampton have been given a massive cash injection to train more doctors as clinical scientists dedicated to the fight against cancer.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.04.2024
Superfast physics and a trio of Fellows: News from Imperial
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From an experiment lasting millionths of a billionth of a second, to fellowships in biology and medicine, here is some quick-read news from across Imperial.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.04.2024
34-year research project to unlock new insights into asthma and allergies
A 34-year follow-up of one of the oldest and most comprehensively studied birth cohorts is underway on the Isle of Wight to reveal new insights into allergies and asthma.

Health - 12.04.2024
New UCL research drive to tackle UK’s premature birth rate

Health - Psychology - 11.04.2024
Economic burden of childhood verbal abuse by adults estimated at $300 billion globally

Health - Psychology - 11.04.2024
Pamela Qualter appointed as co-chair of WHO Commission Advisory Group

Physics - Health - 11.04.2024
Researchers awarded prestigious funding to pursue projects that could lead to major scientific breakthroughs

Health - 11.04.2024
Cancer researchers join survivors for fundraising marathon

Innovation - Health - 10.04.2024
University of Manchester, Boots And No7 beauty company renew 20-year partnership to supercharge skin science advancements

Research Management - Health - 10.04.2024
University of Glasgow maintains strong performance in 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject

Health - Innovation - 10.04.2024
New University of Bath spin-out launches to improve lung cancer diagnosis and treatment
New University of Bath spin-out launches to improve lung cancer diagnosis and treatment

Health - Law - 09.04.2024
The Royal Society of Edinburgh 2024 new Fellows announced

Health - Veterinary - 09.04.2024
The RVC helps shape international agreement on what constitutes naturally healthy body shapes for dogs
The RVC helps shape international agreement on what constitutes naturally healthy body shapes for dogs
The International Collaborative on Extreme Conformations in Dogs (ICECDogs) has published a position paper, heavily informed by research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), that helps owners to recognise good innate health in dogs.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.04.2024
Remote monitoring of heart attack patients reduced hospital readmissions
'Telemedicine' patients were 76% less likely to be readmitted to hospital within six months than those on standard care Remote monitoring of patients who had recently had a heart attack was found to have a significant effect on readmissions to hospital, in research carried out at Imperial College London with patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.04.2024
Shorter scan to diagnose prostate cancer will increase availability and reduce cost
Removing one step from a three-part MRI scan, which could make them quicker, cheaper and more accessible, had no negative impact on diagnostic accuracy, according to clinical trial results led by UCL and UCLH.

Health - Social Sciences - 05.04.2024
Analysis: Person-centred health care means ensuring that affected communities are research leaders
In the field of Indigenous health, challenging systemic issues in health systems is achievable through partnerships with affected people and communities, writes Professor Sandy Oliver (Ioe, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society) alongside colleagues in The Conversation. Studies show that people often do not have opportunities to engage in health-related decision-making with their health-care providers.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.04.2024
£7.3m to provide next generation of cancer experts in Scotland

Health - Pharmacology - 05.04.2024
Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre to receive £8.5m boost for clinician scientist training

Health - Pharmacology - 05.04.2024
Chronic kidney disease progresses faster in patients living in hot countries
Chronic kidney disease patients living in the hottest countries experienced an additional 8% drop in kidney function each year compared to those living in temperate climates, finds a new study from researchers at UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The study, published in    Lancet Planetary Health , is the first global, medium-term analysis of the relationship between chronic kidney disease and heat.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia to be offered in UK trial

Health - 04.04.2024
Spotlight on... Kabir Sheikh
Spotlight on... Kabir Sheikh

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
UK-wide trials to begin on blood tests for diagnosing dementia
UK-wide trials to begin on blood tests for diagnosing dementia
Cambridge researchers are helping lead countrywide trials to identify accurate and quick blood tests that can diagnose dementia, in a bid to improve the UK's shocking diagnosis rate. This is a ground-breaking study, to discover the best blood tests for dementia, not just Alzheimer's but any type of dementia and for anyone, whatever their background age and other health problems.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Oxford awarded £9m for the next generation of cancer experts

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Ketogenic diet effective treatment option for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy
Ketogenic diet effective treatment option for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy
A ketogenic diet, which is low in carbohydrates and high in fat, shows promise as an alternative treatment option for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH). Results from the Ketogenic Diet in Infancy (KIWE) trial, outlined in The Lancet Neurology, was the first in the world to compare the impact of a ketogenic diet to further anti-seizure medication for infants aged one to 24 months with drug-resistant epilepsy.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia a step closer
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia a step closer
The University of Oxford is part of country-wide trials to identify accurate and quick blood tests that can diagnose dementia.

Social Sciences - Health - 04.04.2024
Social media use linked to increased risk of cigarette and e-cigarette use in teens
Time spent on social media was associated with an increased risk of cigarette and e-cigarette use in teenagers, according to new research. The study, led by researchers at the University of Glasgow, found that teens who were on social media for more than two hours a day, were more than two and half times more likely to smoke cigarettes and more than three times more likely to use e-cigarettes, when compared to those who used social media for 1 to less than 30 minutes a day.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.04.2024
UK's only research institute dedicated to understanding early cancer receives £11 million donation
UK’s only research institute dedicated to understanding early cancer receives £11 million donation
The University of Cambridge's Early Cancer Institute - the UK's only research facility dedicated to understanding early cancer - has received a landmark £11 million donation to support its vital work in the fight against cancer.

Health - Economics - 28.03.2024
£8M secured to improve population health at local level in the UK

Health - 28.03.2024
New £7M research investment to investigate population-based improvement of mental health

Health - Innovation - 28.03.2024
Petra Meier brings expertise to UKRI’s new £35m Population Health Improvement UK

Health - 28.03.2024
Reclaim 'wellness' from the rich and famous, and restore its political radicalism, new book argues
Reclaim ’wellness’ from the rich and famous, and restore its political radicalism, new book argues
A new cultural history of the 1970s wellness industry offers urgent lessons for today. It reveals that in the seventies, wellness was neither narcissistic nor self-indulgent, and nor did its practice involve buying expensive, on-trend luxury products.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.03.2024
£2.3 Million for breakthrough acute myeloid leukaemia treatment

Health - Astronomy / Space - 27.03.2024
Space tech to revolutionise infection control in hospitals
Space tech to revolutionise infection control in hospitals
Scientists from the University of Southampton are using space technology to tackle infection control in hospitals - and help them cut their carbon emissions.

Health - 27.03.2024
Nigeria expands school food programme following work with Imperial
Nigeria expands school food programme following work with Imperial

Environment - Health - 26.03.2024
International research team to look at how to best restore degraded environments
Communities worldwide are realising that they need to restore degraded landscapes, but there is little practical evidence or guidelines on the best way to do this.

Health - Event - 25.03.2024
Team to be presented with prestigious international award for cancer research

Health - 25.03.2024
Oxford leads exploration of hoaxes for April Fools Day

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2024
CBD products don't ease pain and are potentially harmful - new study finds
CBD products don’t ease pain and are potentially harmful - new study finds
There is no evidence that CBD products reduce chronic pain, and taking them is a waste of money and potentially harmful to health, new research finds. Published on Monday 25 March 2024 Last updated on Tuesday 26 March 2024 There is no evidence that CBD products reduce chronic pain, and taking them is a waste of money and potentially harmful to health, according to new research led by the University of Bath.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.03.2024
Devo Manc led to significant improvements across health system
The devolution deals which granted Greater Manchester increased control over a range of public services enabled them to make significant improvements in many parts of the health system, a unique study led by University of Manchester researchers has shown. The study, which evaluated changes in Greater Manchester from 2016 to 2020 compared to the rest of England, is published in the journal Social Science & Medicine today(25/03/24).

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2024
£17.9m for Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre network to bolster clinical trial infrastructure in the UK

Health - Astronomy / Space - 22.03.2024
Pollutant problems and building for NASA: News from Imperial

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
£1.7 million for vaccine to prevent lung cancer

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
New funding for development of world’s first lung cancer vaccine
Researchers at the University of Oxford, the Francis Crick Institute and University College London have been granted £1.7 million of funding from Cancer Research UK and the CRIS Cancer Foundation to develop a lung cancer vaccine.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.03.2024
Applications open for the 14th annual CNGG Summer School in Brain Disorders Research

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
New classification of tuberculosis to support efforts to eliminate the disease
New classification of tuberculosis to support efforts to eliminate the disease
A new way to classify tuberculosis (TB) that aims to improve focus on the early stages of the disease has been presented by an international team involving researchers at UCL.

Health - 22.03.2024
Scientists win funding to develop 'lollipops' for mouth cancer diagnosis
Scientists win funding to develop 'lollipops' for mouth cancer diagnosis
University of Birmingham scientists awarded £350,000 to develop research to create a potentially flavoured 'lollipop' which could help mouth cancer diagnosis.

Health - 21.03.2024
US Surgeon General encourages UCL students to combat loneliness with social connection
US Surgeon General encourages UCL students to combat loneliness with social connection

Life Sciences - Health - 21.03.2024
Clinical trial underway to treat ultra-rare genetic disease with possible link to leader of mutiny on the Bounty

Life Sciences - Health - 20.03.2024
Fish fed to farmed salmon should be part of our diet, too
The public are being encouraged to eat more wild fish, such as mackerel, anchovies and herring, which are often used within farmed salmon feeds. These oily fish contain essential nutrients including calcium, B12 and omega-3 but some are lost from our diets when we just eat the salmon fillet.
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