Population Health News
Delirium could accelerate dementia-related mental decline
Jan 18, 2017 16:08PM
When hospitalised, people can become acutely confused and disorientated. This condition, known as delirium, affects a quarter of older patients and new research by UCL and University of Cambridge shows it may have long-lasting consequences, including accelerating the dementia process.Read more...
UCL health collaborations in low and middle-income countries win Research Councils funding
Jan 06, 2017 10:54AM
Three UCL international collaborations are among the first to receive Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) awards, in recognition of their world-leading research partnerships improving health in low and middle income countries.Read more...
Gene discovery helps children with movement disorder walk again
Dec 20, 2016 11:08AM
UCL researchers have discovered a new genetic cause for dystonia, a movement disorder, enabling treatment with Deep Brain Stimulation which has been so successful that children have been able to walk again.Read more...
UCL Research Department of Infection and Population Health
RESEARCH: UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new REF 2014 Find out more
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RESEARCH: The British National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) are among the largest and most detailed studies of sexual behaviour in the world. Natsal-3 was published in 2013. Find out more
RESEARCH: Research led by UCL's Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, in collaboration with others, has informed national influenza vaccination and control policy. Find out more
RESEARCH: The Find&Treat Project: Research into tuberculosis (TB) in hard-to-reach groups has led to the introduction of mobile X-ray screening in London Find out more
Research: Find out about the The PRIME study - the UK’s largest ever study on menopause & HIV
The aim of the Department is to reduce the population impacts of infection, and to promote individual health by means of the prevention and treatment of communicable and non-communicable disease. We work locally, nationally and internationally to realise this goal.
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