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29 November 2013: UCL student and alumni Haiti school project reaches crowdfunding stage

Haiti’s education system was thrown into disarray after the 2010 earthquake displaced nearly a million people from their homes and turned tens of thousands of buildings into rubble.
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29 November 2013: UCLPartners designated as an Academic Health Science Centre

The Department of Health has today designated UCLPartners to continue as an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) for the next five years, from April 2014. UCLPartners has held the coveted AHSC title since 2009, creating an environment for clinicians and academics working in some of the UK’s leading hospitals and universities to collaborate to deliver world class clinical and academic outcomes. 
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28 November 2013: GREAT3 challenges researchers to find new methods for measuring weak gravitational lensing

Think you can figure out a way to unlock one of the biggest secrets of the universe? The recently launched third Gravitational Lensing Accuracy Testing challenge (GREAT3) is giving researchers the opportunity to do just that. More...

27 November 2013: A gene mutation for excessive alcohol drinking found

UK researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking. They have also identified the mechanism underlying this phenomenon. More...

27 November 2013: High salt levels in common medicines put patients at risk

Researchers have called for salt content in medicines to be labelled in the same way as food products in order to limit the risk of cardiovascular events, after research highlighted high salt levels in common medicines. More...

26 November 2013: One in ten women in Britain report having experienced sex against their will

One in ten women (9.8%) and roughly one in seventy men (1.4%), when asked “Has anyone actually made you have sex with them, against your will?” said yes, according to new results published as part of the third Natsal survey, published in The Lancet. More...

26 November 2013: 1 in 6 feel that their health affects their sex life, but few seek help

A new study, published in The Lancet as part of the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) survey, systematically assesses the association between individuals’ general health and their sex lives, finding that close to one in six (17%) of men and women in Britain say that their health affects their sex life. This proportion rises to three fifths (60%) among men and women who say they are in bad health. More...

26 November 2013: 4 in 10 have had a recent sexual problem, but only 1 in 10 are worried about their sex life

Around half (51%) of women and four out of ten (42%) men report having had a recent sexual problem, but only one in ten say they are worried or distressed about their sex life, according to new results from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal), published in The Lancet. More...

26 November 2013: One in six pregnancies are unplanned

One in six pregnancies among women in Britain are unplanned, and one in 60 women (1.5%) experience an unplanned pregnancy in a year, according to new results from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal), published in The Lancet. More...

26 November 2013: Sexual health programmes making good progress but STIs and risky sex still an issue

New results from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal), published in The Lancet, provide a picture of sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence and testing, uptake of sexual health interventions and service use, and risk behaviours in Britain.
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