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New insight into pain mechanisms

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Dorsal route ganglion

Researchers in the UCL Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research have made a discovery which could help the development of analgesic drugs able to treat nerve damage-related pain.

UCL News podcast – 18 April 2012

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UCL News has launched a new podcast to give you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening. 

UCL joins NIHR School for Public Health Research

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Population Health

UCL is one of eight leading academic partners to form the newly established National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research (SfPHR) in England.

Ultrasound therapy for prostate cancer developed

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Prostate cancer cells

A new type of prostate cancer treatment, which uses sound waves to selectively target individual cancer sites, could provide an alternative to traditional treatment with significantly fewer side effects, according to promising results from a clinical trial.

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