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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.

Health - History / Archeology - 19.03.2024
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff explore the complex history of the humanitarian sector

Health - Career - 19.03.2024
Dr Andrew Davidson awarded prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard funding

Health - Innovation - 19.03.2024
University spinout Nami Surgical receives recognition from MSPs

Life Sciences - Health - 18.03.2024
Raymond Schofield Awarded 2024 Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences age 98

Health - Pedagogy - 15.03.2024
British Science Week takes Imperial Scientists to Bournemouth

Health - Psychology - 15.03.2024
Analysis: Child health is in crisis in the UK - here's what needs to change
Analysis: Child health is in crisis in the UK - here’s what needs to change

Social Sciences - Health - 15.03.2024
Hope and optimism on the rise among young people
Latest #BeeWell data presents a much-needed good news story for young people's mental health and wellbeing Young people in Greater Manchester are reporting an improvement in hope and optimism for their future, marking what many will consider a welcome return to pre-pandemic levels. However, the results from the latest #BeeWell survey, which heard from over 38,000 young people aged 12-15 years in more than 250 schools across Greater Manchester, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton, also revealed noteworthy and consistent inequalities in wellbeing across gender and sexuality.

Health - Social Sciences - 15.03.2024
Online tool for Long Covid support
Online tool for Long Covid support
A website to support people living with Long Covid is launched today, Long Covid Awareness Day, by a research team led by a Southampton professor with first-hand experience of the condition.

Social Sciences - Health - 15.03.2024
Living in the North of England increases risk of death from alcohol, drugs and suicide
People living in the North of England and in coastal areas are more likely to die from 'death of despair', according to new University of Manchester led research. The new analysis shows that between 2019 and 2021, 46,200 people lost their lives due to Death of Despair in England - the equivalent of 42 people every day.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.03.2024
Vice-Chancellor visits Cardiff’s neuroscience and mental health thought leaders

Health - Pharmacology - 15.03.2024
Researchers and funders unite to launch centre to tackle kidney disease

Health - Economics - 14.03.2024
New digital health hub launches for Wales and South West
New digital health hub launches for Wales and South West

Innovation - Health - 14.03.2024
Future vaccine makers to benefit from VR-assisted training centre of excellence

Health - 13.03.2024
Preparing for exam season during Ramadan: practical advice for success
Preparing for exam season during Ramadan: practical advice for success
UCL Laws student Hamna Kizhakkiniyakath shares tips for studying during Ramadan and how to be a respectful ally to Muslim friends.

Health - Economics - 13.03.2024
Cancer sciences in Glasgow contributed more than £500m in a year to UK economy

Innovation - Health - 12.03.2024
Boost to doctoral training will support leading research in areas of national importance

Health - 12.03.2024
Media reactions of National Food Strategy overlooked need for greater government action for reform, say researchers
New research suggests that more emphasis on individual responsibility to tackle issues relating to food, instead of systemic change was pushed within media, in response to the National Food Strategy (NFS).

Health - Computer Science - 12.03.2024
Partnership to uncover new insights into dementia
A new partnership will allow researchers to uncover new information about the structural changes that occur in patients with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, by applying cutting-edge imaging and machine learning.