Engineering Sciences

Medicine - Agronomy May 17
Medicine - Agronomy
When it comes to health claims around the food we eat, it's worth taking a closer look at the science behind the headlines, say Eirini Trichia and Professor Nita Forouhi from the MRC Epidemiology Unit, writing for The Conversation.
Medicine - Agronomy Apr 6
Medicine - Agronomy

Eating a high-fat, high-sugar diet when pregnant ‘programs' both mother and child for potential health complications later in life by disrupting metabolic processes within the mother's body, researchers have found.

Life Sciences - Architecture Mar 21
Life Sciences - Architecture

Using a satnav to get to your destination 'switches off' parts of the brain that would otherwise be used to simulate different routes, reveals new UCL research.

Medicine - Agronomy Mar 23
Medicine - Agronomy

Subsidising healthy foods by up to 10 per cent would do more to shift the eating habits of overweight and obese people than a tax on unhealthy products, and could be cost effective in the long-run, according to the findings of a new study published by economists at the University.

Agronomy - Medicine Feb 23
Agronomy - Medicine

People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research by scientists at UCL which involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a hormone which regulates the body's response to stress.