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Health - 20.09.2018
Most nations falling short of targets to cut early deaths from chronic disease
Most nations falling short of targets to cut early deaths from chronic disease
People in the UK, US and China have a higher risk of dying early from chronic conditions than those in Italy, France, South Korea and Australia. These are the findings of the most detailed global analysis of deaths from so-called non-communicable disease (NCDs) - chronic conditions including cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, and diabetes.

Psychology - Health - 20.09.2018
Neuroscientist named as global rising star by top academic publisher
Neuroscientist named as global rising star by top academic publisher
A University of Sussex neuroscientist has been named as an emerging leader in her field by the world's leading multidisciplinary science journal.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 20.09.2018
Research hub launches to drive vaccine development
Research hub launches to drive vaccine development
UCL is leading a new a vaccine research hub, launching today, to affect radical change in the development and manufacturing of vaccines, with the University of Oxford.

Health - 19.09.2018
There’s still time to be amazed by the Impossible Garden
The Impossible Garden is a set of experimental sculptures, by Bristol artist Luke Jerram, inspired by visual phenomena.

Health - 18.09.2018
SPFL Trust & UofG reveal that Football Fans in Training delivers long term success
‌The SPFL Trust and University of Glasgow today revealed the long-term, successful impact of its gold-standard programme, Football Fans in Training (FFIT).

Health - History / Archeology - 18.09.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 17.09.2018
UCL key partner in £14m cancer biotherapeutics research hub
Researchers at UCL will play a leading role in a new world class hub for cancer biotherapeutics, which has been launched by Cancer Research UK.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.09.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 17.09.2018
The UK's leading mental health experts unite to solve treatment challenges
The country's top mental health researchers and clinicians are joining forces to solve some of the greatest mental health challenges facing the UK public. The group of investigators, based in leading universities and hospitals across the country, will form a new NIHR Mental Health Translational Research Collaboration (TRC) which will work with industry and charity partners to find new treatments and therapeutics.

Health - Event - 14.09.2018
UCL academics win awards at Health Humanities Medal
Professor Helen Chatterjee MBE and Dr Daisy Fancourt have both won awards at the Health Humanities Medal, which celebrates good health and wellbeing through arts and humanities research.

Health - Administration - 12.09.2018

Health - 11.09.2018
Low-cost AI heart monitor developed by Cambridge start-up
Low-cost AI heart monitor developed by Cambridge start-up
A Cambridge start-up has developed a low-cost next-generation wearable heart and cardiovascular function monitor which uses AI to diagnose heart rhythm and respiratory problems in real time.  Our aim was not to replace the cardiologist, but to give them diagnostic support in real time.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.09.2018
Cutting-edge electron microscope revealed at opening of new £5m structural biology centre
The University of Glasgow has today opened an innovative new structural biology centre, home to a cutting-edge electron microscope - the first of its kind in Scotland - which will be used to image biological molecules at the atomic level.

Health - Business / Economics - 10.09.2018
First Minister leads historic summit on Precision Medicine
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday, 10 September, convened industry, academic and clinical experts in Precision Medicine from across Scotland and across the globe, bringing together the sector to declare its intention to lead the world in this exciting new development.

Health - 10.09.2018
Fellowship of the rings: Bentham’s legacy
The world-renowned English philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), and the spiritual forebear of UCL, famously left his remains to science, but his head and strands of his hair are also the key feature of twenty-six memorial rings that had he had made before his death.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.09.2018
Researchers welcome NHS roll out of cutting edge cancer treatment
NHS England's announcement that children and young people with leukaemia will receive a 'revolutionary' treatment has been welcomed by the UCL Cancer Institute, which has helped develop the therapy.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 07.09.2018
Shoppers could be left in the dark about hazardous hormone-treated beef
Shoppers could be left in the dark about hazardous hormone-treated beef
As the UK prepares to leave the EU, there are signs that some government ministers would be willing to sacrifice food standards to win trade agreements with non-EU states such as the USA.

Health - 06.09.2018
Researcher appointed chair of government’s new health technology advisory board
Oxford academic Dr Ben Goldacre has been appointed chair of the UK government's new HealthTech Advisory Board.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 06.09.2018
Showcase of Oxford’s leading role in AI healthcare revolution
Oxford's cutting-edge work in AI techniques that promise to transform healthcare has been showcased on BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

Health - Social Sciences - 06.09.2018
UK Research and Innovation launches new Mental Health Networks, including UofG-led TRIUMPH Network
Eight new Mental Health Networks have been announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to bring researchers, charities and other organisations together to address important mental health research questions. The new Networks will embrace a collaborative ethos, bringing together researchers from a wide range of disciplines, including health, medicine, biology, social sciences, humanities and environmental sciences.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.09.2018
Researchers win ¤1m prize for gene therapy for eye disease
Two UCL Institute of Ophthalmology researchers, Professors Robin Ali and James Bainbridge, are among six international winners of the largest prize in vision research, the 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award, worth ¤1 million. The winners are being recognised for developing a successful gene therapy treatment for a genetic retinal disorder, a form of Leber Congenital Amaurosis, which causes childhood blindness.

Health - 29.08.2018
Polio is not going away without a fight - it's vital we step up our defences
Polio is not going away without a fight - it’s vital we step up our defences
The global initiative to eradicate polio has been extraordinarily successful. Over the last thirty years the number of polio cases across the world have dwindled from over 350,000 cases a year to just 20.

Health - Environment - 29.08.2018
Climate change increasing the prevalence of harmful parasite, warn scientists
A rise in a parasite called liver fluke, which can significantly impact livestock production in farms in the UK and across the world, could now be helped by a new predictive model of the disease aimed at farmers.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.08.2018
Scientist gets into gear for new fundraising challenge
Scientist gets into gear for new fundraising challenge
A Sussex scientist is getting on her bike to highlight Cycle 300, a new fundraising challenge from Cancer Research UK.

Health - Chemistry - 17.08.2018
University spin-out Ziylo acquired by global healthcare company in $800m deal which could transform the treatment of diabetes
University spin-out Ziylo acquired by global healthcare company in $800m deal which could transform the treatment of diabetes
17 August 2018 University of Bristol spin-out company Ziylo has been bought by global healthcare company Novo Nordisk in a deal which could be worth around $800 million.

Health - 15.08.2018
Investigating use of new HIV prevention strategy
Wales is about to become one of the first countries to robustly examine the use of a new HIV prevention strategy that has been rolled out across the world.

Health - Event - 15.08.2018

Administration - Health - 15.08.2018

Administration - Health - 14.08.2018
Tobacco content still common on UK prime time TV, despite regulations
PA 172/18 Tobacco content remains common on UK prime time TV, occurring in a third of all programmes, despite advertising and broadcasting regulations designed to protect children from this kind of exposure, a study led by The University of Nottingham has revealed.

Health - 13.08.2018
New study will review support offered to sex assault victims
13 August 2018 Researchers will speak to around 1,000 sexual assault victims to understand how the support they receive affects their long-term health and wellbeing. The centres offer a first point of call for victims of rape or sexual assault, and do not require a person to report abuse to the police.

Business / Economics - Health - 07.08.2018

Health - 06.08.2018
Partnership launched to develop cystic fibrosis gene therapy
Experts at Oxford are teaming up with leading figures from industry to advance development of a gene therapy for cystic fibrosis.
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