wire

« BACK

Health



Results 201 - 250 of 8355.


Health - Life Sciences - 27.11.2018

Life Sciences - Health - 27.11.2018
Seventeen IoPPN researchers & academics among most cited in the world
Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.11.2018
IoPPN researchers & academics among most cited in the world
Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

Health - 26.11.2018
A life-saving high chair for Buck the poorly Labrador
The heart-breaking story of a young dog who can't swallow properly and was in danger of starving to death has had a happy ending thanks to a creative intervention by University of Nottingham vets and a product design lecturer from De Montfort University in Leicester.

Health - Event - 23.11.2018
Our inspirational award winners
The discovery of new bacteria-resistant plastics to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired-infections, one of the UK's most significant heritage regeneration projects, a one-in-a-million snail and

Health - Business / Economics - 23.11.2018
Imperial Network for Vaccine Research officially launched
The Imperial Network for Vaccine Research (INVaR) officially launched in October with a guest lecture from Dr Richard Hatchett, CEO of CEPI.

Health - Administration - 20.11.2018
Expeditions to help improve lung health in Nepal
A group of doctors and scientists from the University of Nottingham and the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre are teaming up with researchers in Nepal to tackle a major public health problem in the country - chronic lung disease.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.11.2018

Health - Pharmacology - 19.11.2018
Imaging project launched to transform treatment of kidney disease
A research team led by the University of Nottingham, has been awarded a grant by the the Medical Research Council (MRC) to enable the clinical translation of renal imaging and transform the way kidney disease is diagnosed and treated.

Life Sciences - Health - 19.11.2018
New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders
Cardiff University has formed a drug discovery collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) to identify new approaches for treating schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. The collaboration will combine the University's large scale genomic data, and world-class expertise in psychiatric genetics, genomics and neuroscience, with Takeda's extensive drug discovery and clinical development capabilities.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.11.2018
Researchers call for urgent action to tackle obesity epidemic
There is an urgent need for new dietary approaches and treatments to tackle the global health crisis of obesity in children and adults say experts.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.11.2018
Vet School postgrad selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance
Vet School postgrad selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance
A postgraduate student from the University of Bristol's Veterinary School has been selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) - launched by the Medical Research Foundation.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.11.2018
New study aims to reduce the use of oral antibiotics for ear infections in children
Middle ear infections, known medically as acute otitis media (AOM), are common painful infections in children, for which there are up to three million treatment episodes in England and Wales each year.

Health - 16.11.2018
US adopts UK anti-violence system
A UK system for tackling violence has been adopted as policy in the United States. The Cardiff Model for Violence Prevention , pioneered by Professor Jonathan Shepherd , has been primed for roll out by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) .

Art and Design - Health - 15.11.2018
University of Glasgow academics collaborate on exhibition featuring images of the final days of life
‌A series of drawings by a Scottish artist showing powerful glimpses of death and dying will have their first public exhibition in Scotland.

Health - 14.11.2018
Vapers do not undermine desire to quit smoking
Smokers who regularly spend time with vapers (people who use e-cigarettes) are more likely to try quitting smoking, according to a new study carried out by UCL.  The research, published today in BMC Medicine and funded by Cancer Research UK, found that smokers who were regularly exposed to vapers (as opposed to other smokers) were around 20% more likely to have reported both a high current motivation to quit and made a recent quit attempt.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.11.2018
University to launch new interdisciplinary antimicrobial resistance research network
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an escalating global health emergency with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimating that 'superbugs' will kill 1.3 million

Health - Pharmacology - 13.11.2018
Six things doctors would like you to know about antibiotics
Every day healthcare workers around the world are waging war, in what is becoming the fight of our lives.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.11.2018
Annual amnesty to tackle antibiotic resistance
Staff and students at Imperial are being encouraged to hand over their unused antibiotics as part of an annual amnesty.

Health - 12.11.2018
Ultrasonic surgery project wins £6m in funding
A research project aiming to find new ways to use ultrasonic tools for complex, robot-assisted surgery has received more than £6m in funding. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has granted £6.1m for the University of Glasgow to lead a project called ‘Surgery enabled by ultrasonics'.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.11.2018

Life Sciences - Health - 12.11.2018
Collaboration could help unlock secrets of key compound in memory and addiction
A team led by researchers at Imperial is leading an international effort to uncover the role of one of the brain's key chemical messengers in detail. Dopamine carries signals between nerve cells throughout the brain and plays important roles in everything from learning, memory and attention, to motivation and reward.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 12.11.2018
’Transformation’ of medical education as major global conference launches
Experts from 15 countries gathered in Singapore to see how Imperial and its partners are driving a high-tech leap forward in medical education.

Health - 09.11.2018
Major investment to fund Fragile X Research
The Medicines Discovery Institute has received a grant of almost £2 million from the Medical Research Council to improve therapies for the most common inherited cause of learning disabilities.

Business / Economics - Health - 09.11.2018
Green racing and inspirational AI: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a showcase for Imperial's latest zero-emission racecar, to new insights into how AI can inspire doctors, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.11.2018
£438 million investment for UCL gene therapy spinouts
£438 million investment for UCL gene therapy spinouts
Prospective students Current students UCL spinout Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare disorders through innovative gene therapies, has raised $225 million (£173 million) through its initial public offering.

Health - 08.11.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 07.11.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 06.11.2018
£15m new Artificial Intelligence centre for Scotland to innovate and transform healthcare
Scotland is to have its own £15.8m artificial intelligence health research centre, which promises to enable better patient diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.

Business / Economics - Health - 05.11.2018
How to feed the world’s population sustainably
Prof Sir Gordon Conway recounts highlights of an extraordinary career dedicated to finding solutions to feeding the world's population sustainably.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.11.2018
Research will help to reduce limbo for cancer patients in the UK
A simple test to improve treatment for breast cancer patients invented by scientists in Nottingham could soon benefit people across the UK, as part of a £14 million national initiative.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.11.2018

Health - 01.11.2018
More action needed to prevent maternal deaths across the UK
There has been an increase in the number of women dying during pregnancy or in the six weeks after the end of pregnancy in the UK, according to a new report produced by researchers from the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford.

Health - 01.11.2018

Health - Psychology - 01.11.2018
Spotlight on children
Spotlight on children
Today we launch our new ' Spotlight on children ', a focus on research taking place at the University of Cambridge relating to children and childhood - from health to education, language to literacy, parents to playtime, risk to resilience.