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Drinking wine

Drink less for a healthier heart

Published: Jul 11, 2014 10:21:51 AM

Camden Active Spaces playground design for Torriano Infants and Junior School

Working with Camden Council to get children active

Published: Jul 3, 2014 11:12:00 AM

Museum objects in the community

New AHRC grant will fund ‘Museums on Prescription’ research

Published: Jul 2, 2014 3:51:31 PM




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Leukaemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types

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Mice without p110delta survived cancer significantly longer

A class of drug currently being used to treat leukaemia has the unexpected side-effect of boosting immune responses against many different cancers, reports a new study led by scientists at UCL and the Babraham Institute, Cambridge.

‘Map of pain’ reveals how our ability to identify the source of pain varies across the body

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Demonstration of spatial acuity test

“Where does it hurt?” is the first question asked to any person in pain.

A new UCL study defines for the first time how our ability to identify where it hurts, called “spatial acuity”, varies across the body, being most sensitive at the forehead and fingertips.

Our own treacherous immune genes can cause cancer after viral infection

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HPV Vaccination in Sao Paulo

HPV (human papillomavirus) infection is widely known to induce cancer. Many of the mutations that cause this virally-induced cancer are caused by a family of genes that normally combats viral infections, finds new UCL research.

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