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Health - Pharmacology - 15.04.2024
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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

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

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

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.

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

Health - Pharmacology - 11.03.2024
Global human challenge consortium to push for next generation of vaccines
Global human challenge consortium to push for next generation of vaccines
An international group of researchers specialising in human challenge studies is embarking on a project to develop advanced virus-blocking vaccines.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.03.2024
Major contract awarded for a concussion research programme from the US Department of Defense
Major contract awarded for a concussion research programme from the US Department of Defense
Birmingham experts will lead a major research programme involving hundreds of people across the UK to transform the way concussion is identified and managed.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.03.2024
Spotlight on... Anna David
Spotlight on... Anna David

Health - Pharmacology - 07.03.2024
New trial aims to reduce treatment side effects for women with secondary breast cancer
New trial aims to reduce treatment side effects for women with secondary breast cancer
Researchers from the University of Southampton are investigating how body composition affects the severity of side effects from chemotherapy experienced by women with secondary breast cancer.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.03.2024
£1.5m donation drives UK-Japan collaboration in antimicrobial research

Health - Pharmacology - 06.03.2024
Pioneering trial offers new treatment hope for dogs with epilepsy
Pioneering trial offers new treatment hope for dogs with epilepsy
A groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind clinical trial in dogs could offer new hope for pets and their owners impacted by canine epilepsy.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.03.2024
Take charge of your health: UCL Women's Health Week
Take charge of your health: UCL Women’s Health Week
Today marks the first day of UCL Women's Health Week 2024. VPEE Student Writer, Nicole Tan, discusses some of the ways we can empower ourselves to have the knowledge and confidence to take control of our health.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.02.2024
Diet intervention links longer remissions of type 2 diabetes and improved health over 5 years
New findings from a three-year observational extension of the landmark Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial DiRECT reveal that, for those in remission from type 2 diabetes at the end of year two of the original study, 26% still remained in remission at year five. The overall remission rate was 13% of those with data at 5 years.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.02.2024
Small Animal Hospital launches new facility for cancer treatment

Pharmacology - Health - 19.02.2024
Huge delays in dealing with complaints against UK drug companies, investigation finds
Huge delays in dealing with complaints against UK drug companies, investigation finds

Health - Pharmacology - 15.02.2024
Global research network to combat deadly Strep A infections
Global research network to combat deadly Strep A infections
Imperial and US scientists are spearheading a multi-institution network to research bacterial cause of sepsis and heart damage in children.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.02.2024
Lockdown skin cancer diagnosis delays linked to deaths and £6bn costs in Europe
Delays in diagnosing melanoma due to Covid-19 lockdown may have contributed to over 100,000 years of life lost across Europe and over £6bn in costs, mainly indirectly due to loss of productivity, finds a new study led by UCL and University Hospital of Basel researchers. The authors of the new JAMA Network Open paper say their findings show how vital early detection of cancer can be, while also highlighting the importance of considering unintended side effects in any future pandemic planning.

Pharmacology - Health - 08.02.2024
Experts awarded funding to evaluate new Pharmacy First service

Health - Pharmacology - 04.02.2024
First UK patients receive experimental mRNA therapy for cancer

Health - Pharmacology - 02.02.2024
Southampton student joins the fight against cancer to help families like his own

Health - Pharmacology - 01.02.2024
Spotlight on... Allan Hackshaw
Spotlight on... Allan Hackshaw

Health - Pharmacology - 31.01.2024
New and highly infectious E. coli strain resistant to powerful antibiotics
More infectious version of bacteria found to have caused two outbreaks in a children's hospital in China A new type of E. coli that is both highly infectious and resistant to some antibiotics has been discovered. The newly identified mutation of antibiotic-resistant E. coli is described in a new paper in Nature Communications.

Pharmacology - 31.01.2024
Building access security system upgrade: find out how this could affect you
Building access security system upgrade: find out how this could affect you

Health - Pharmacology - 26.01.2024
Dementia research to get £49.9million funding boost
Dementia research to get £49.9million funding boost

Health - Pharmacology - 24.01.2024
UCL academic advises on global pandemic preparedness report
UCL academic advises on global pandemic preparedness report

Health - Pharmacology - 23.01.2024
The cutting-edge vaccine technology aiming to pandemic-proof the world

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2024
Nurse home visits have a lasting impact for disadvantaged mothers and daughters
Nurse home visits have a lasting impact for disadvantaged mothers and daughters
Nurse home visits to disadvantaged mothers can significantly reduce their rates of hypertension and their daughters' likelihood of obesity, finds a new reanalysis of health data by a team led by a UCL researcher. The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open , reanalysed data taken as part of a Nurse-Family Partnership trial started more than 30 years ago - The Memphis New Mothers Study (1990-1994).

Health - Pharmacology - 15.01.2024
Novel inhaled TB vaccine
The Jenner Institute is conducting a new study, using BCG, the current licensed vaccine against tuberculosis. In this study, they will give BCG a second time to people who have already had BCG once before, and will compare whether giving it by inhalation is better at protecting people against tuberculosis than giving it into the skin As the natural route of infection with tuberculosis is through inhalation of droplets into the lungs, this study, which delivers BCG by the same route, is hoped to be better at stimulating the immune system.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.01.2024
Global deaths from fungal disease have doubled in a decade - new study
Eleven years ago, my colleagues and I estimated that about 2 million people around the world were dying from fungal infections annually.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.01.2024
University of Warwick clinical trials set to help people blighted by knee injuries

Health - Pharmacology - 12.01.2024
Infectious disease professor awarded prestigious engineering prize

Health - Pharmacology - 11.01.2024
Psychedelic therapy may help break the chains of gambling addiction
Researchers at Imperial's Centre for Psychedelic Research are using brain imaging to understand addictions and devise new approaches to treating them. Addiction is like having your brain hijacked. The activities that used to make you feel happy and satisfied leave you cold, and only the object of the addiction triggers the brain's reward mechanisms.

Health - Pharmacology - 10.01.2024
Patients with rare heart condition given lifeline
Patients with rare heart condition given lifeline
People diagnosed with a life-threatening cardiac condition have been given new hope, thanks to a ground-breaking new drug that protects the heart developed by researchers from UCL and the Royal Free Hospital. The trial results, published in The New England Journal of Medicine , show that patients with transthryretin amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) benefitted significantly when they took the drug Acoramidis.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2024
Crop spray could lead to mass resistance in new-generation antifungal treatments
An agricultural fungicide approved in the US and currently under consideration by authorities worldwide could have a devastating effect on a new drug for one of world's deadliest infectious diseases, show University of Manchester scientists. Their Wellcome Trust funded study, published in Nature Microbiology could spell disaster for patients with aspergillosis - a dangerous fungal disease responsible for the deaths of millions of people worldwide.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2024
The mouth: our gateway to good health and happiness
The mouth: our gateway to good health and happiness

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2024
New trial of ’pill-on-a-thread’ brings screening for oesophageal cancer closer
A man from Cambridge is the first to join the surveillance part of a clinical trial that could see routine screening for oesophageal cancer introduced into the NHS, potentially halving deaths from this cancer every year.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2024
Combining anti-tumour drugs with chemo may improve rare children's cancer outcomes
Combining anti-tumour drugs with chemo may improve rare children’s cancer outcomes
Phase 2 trial found adding Bevacizumab to different chemotherapy drugs led to more patients' tumours shrinking, which has helped to change routine UK treatment. Case study: "It was our last hope. We were desperate because he'd had two lots of chemotherapy that hadn't shrunk his tumour at all." Parents of 10-year-old Abdullah say they owe his life to BEACON trial Children who develop neuroblastomas, a rare form of cancer which develops in nerve cells, may benefit from receiving certain anti-tumour drugs as well as chemotherapy, a new trial has found.
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