Population Health News

Glaucoma drug may have potential to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Dec 08, 2016 14:14PM

A drug which is used to treat the common eye disease glaucoma may have potential as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, according to scientists at UCL.

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Mother-child HIV transmission at all time low in UK and Ireland

Dec 08, 2016 10:34AM

The number of mothers passing the HIV virus to their babies has fallen to a new record low in the UK and Ireland thanks to the very high take-up of antenatal HIV screening and treatment which reduces virus levels in the pregnant women, according to research led by UCL.

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UCL Lancet Lecture launches global initiative linking climate change to health

Nov 16, 2016 16:45PM

UCL researchers are leading an initiative with The Lancet to address the global health implications of climate change, launching this week in conjunction with today’s 2016 UCL Lancet Lecture.

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UCL Research Department of Infection and Population Health

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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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Our high quality range of teaching programmes are led by senior academics and researchers, who are immersed in cutting edge areas of research and passionate about passing on their knowledge and experience to the future leaders of public health research...Find out more

Research

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There are four groupings: the Centre for Sexual Health & HIV Research, the HIV Epidemiology & Biostatistics Group, the Health Psychology Unit and the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology...Find out more


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