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.Read more...
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.Read more...
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.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
Education: Thinking about applying to study on one of our programmes? Find out more
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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