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Linguistics / Literature - Health - 07.02.2019

Health - 06.02.2019
EuroFIT programme for football fans scores health goals
A programme which targeted the lifestyles of male football fans of 15 European football clubs has been more effective in improving physical activity than other physical activity intervention programmes, according to research published in PLOS Medicine . The European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) programme, an EU-funded randomised control trial of 1113 men aged 30-65, carried out across 15 professional football clubs in England, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal, also led to important improvements in diet, weight, wellbeing, self-esteem, vitality and biomarkers of health risk.

Health - 05.02.2019
People with chronic conditions are missing out on health management benefits of physical activity
A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.

Health - 05.02.2019
Boobie Ball 2 raises more than 17,000 for fight against breast cancer
A charity ball organised by a group of women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer has raised more than 17,000 - for research at The University of Nottingham - aimed at stopping the devastating disease in its tracks.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.02.2019

Health - Career - 04.02.2019
UofG scientists to lead multimillion pound research project into bowel cancer treatments
UofG scientists are set to spearhead a multimillion pound research project that could revolutionise treatment for people with bowel cancer, the second most common cause of cancer death.

Health - 04.02.2019
Scheme launched to improve health of French Bulldogs, Pugs and Bulldogs
A new screening scheme aims to provide breeders of French Bulldogs, Pugs and Bulldogs with more information about the health of their dogs, helping them reduce the risk of breeding puppies with potentially serious breathing problems.

Health - Environment - 04.02.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 04.02.2019
New steam treatment offers hope for men with an enlarged prostate
A new treatment for enlarged prostates can reduce side effects and has the potential to improve the lives of thousands of men, says an Imperial expert The treatment, which uses steam, has been shown to shrink prostates by 36 per cent and has fewer side effects than current methods.

Health - 04.02.2019
Er calls for national screening programme to tackle prostate cancer
A national screening programme is needed to effectively diagnose and treat the growing number of prostate cancer cases in the UK, say Imperial expert.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 01.02.2019
Oxford University signs universal flu vaccine development deal with US startup BWV
Oxford University, through its innovation arm Oxford University Innovation (OUI), has entered into an option agreement for a universal influenza vaccine with US-based startup Blue Water Vaccines (BWV), which is raising $15m to support development of the flu shot.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.01.2019
10 million gift to drive breakthrough new treatments for myeloma
Imperial College London will establish a new centre for myeloma research at Hammersmith Hospital, thanks to a £10 million donation.

Health - 31.01.2019
Natural Killer cells used to treat chronic pain by removing damaged nerves after injury
Damage to nerves during surgery or after an injury such as a slipped disc can lead to long-term pain.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.01.2019
Better out-of-hours palliative care needed
A better understanding of risks and causes of harm for out of hours palliative care is urgently needed to ensure patient safety, finds a study carried out by researchers at Cardiff University.

Innovation / Technology - Health - 25.01.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 24.01.2019
Scientists present vaccine revolution to world leaders at WEF in Davos
Scientists present vaccine revolution to world leaders at WEF in Davos
Three Imperial scientists presented their ideas on next generation vaccines to global leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.01.2019
New name for UofG’s world-changing parasitology research centre
The College of MVLS's Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology has had a name change to better reflect its current world-changing research expertise.

Health - 23.01.2019
Podcast: Smart tattoos, the future of the NHS and next-generation vaccines
In this edition: We meet researchers creating colour-changing tattoos, at the forefront of vaccines, and responding to the new NHS long term plan.

Health - 22.01.2019
250K grant to fund ’game-changing’ immunotherapy research for prostate cancer
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have received a grant worth over 250,000 from health charity, Prostate Cancer UK, to explore an innovative immunotherapy treatment designed to help patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Health - Environment - 22.01.2019
20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential
A long-term initiative championed by the UK Research and Innovation Council (UKRI ) could significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa's youth.

Health - 18.01.2019
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From Imperial supporting the responsible trade of wild animal and plant specimens, to researchers fabricating a new kind of laser, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2019
Personalised treatments for Parkinson’s disease
Scientists at Cardiff University are helping to bring personalised treatments for Parkinson's disease closer to the clinic, thanks to a major investment of over 50,000 from American charity, The Summit for Stem Cell Foundation.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.01.2019

Health - Innovation / Technology - 15.01.2019
Support for postdocs and postgrads to develop mental health tech ventures
Early-career researchers and postgraduates from all fields have until 20 January 2019 to apply to join a medical technology business accelerator.

Health - Business / Economics - 11.01.2019

Health - 11.01.2019
Repeatedly missing GP appointments may indicate greater risk of death from all causes
Repeatedly missing general practice (GP) appointments may be a risk marker for all-cause mortality, particularly in patients with mental health conditions, new research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine suggests.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.01.2019
Picture this: first exhibition of artists who lack "mind’s eye"
The first ever exhibition of paintings and works of art created by artists who have no “mind's eye” will cast new light on the creative brain when it goes on display from today.

Health - 08.01.2019
New materials designed with people who inject drugs to promote the benefits of low dead space equipment
New posters, a booklet and an animation, co-designed by service users from Bristol Drugs Project, are being launched later this month to promote the benefits of low dead space injecting equipment for people who inject drugs, alongside broader harm reduction messages.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.01.2019

Health - 07.01.2019
Shaping the future of vaping research
PA02/19 Smokers, vapers and non-smokers are being invited to help shape the future of medical research into the safety of e-cigarettes by taking part in a new online survey run by the University of Nottingham's UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies.

Health - Earth Sciences - 02.01.2019
Ing health hazards of volcanic emissions
Ing health hazards of volcanic emissions
Researching health hazards of volcanic emissions There are 1,500 active volcanoes worldwide andKīlauea volcano in Hawaii is one of the most active.

Health - 29.12.2018

Health - Career - 29.12.2018

Health - 29.12.2018
Scientist honoured in Queen’s New Year list
A scientist from the University of Bristol has been honoured in the Queen's New Year Honours list, which recognises the achievements and service of people across the UK.

Health - 26.12.2018
New insight into aggressive breast cancers
Scientists from Cardiff University have uncovered a protein which drives aggressive breast cancer and could be targeted for developing new and improved therapies.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 25.12.2018

Health - Environment - 22.12.2018
6 times Imperial made you think in 2018
In 2018, Imperial researchers gave pause to many of us with their studies. From melting ice sheets to the mental health challenges of fieldwork, here are some of the Imperial stories which made us think in 2018. Sleeping giant In September, Imperial experts predicted that sustained Antarctic warming could melt the largest ice sheet on Earth.

Health - 20.12.2018
Should you get a flu jab?
We asked Imperial virologist Professor Wendy Barclay for some words of wisdom on who should be getting the seasonal flu vaccine.

Health - 20.12.2018
Could benefit eye disease patients whilst saving NHS both time and money
Researchers from the University of Bristol, in collaboration with Queen's University Belfast, are leading a cutting-edge project, named the "MONARCH" study, that could benefit eye disease patients whilst saving both time and money within the NHS.