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22 November 2017: Gastric acid suppressant lansoprazole may target tuberculosis

A cheap and widely used drug, used to treat conditions such as heartburn, gastritis and ulcers, could work against the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB), according to new research from UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. More...

22 November 2017: The secrets of the "ideal" open plan office revealed

What makes the ideal open-plan office? Researchers at UCL have used data analysis, video observation and surveys to study how we interact at work and come up with an answer. More...

21 November 2017: Simple test predicts diabetes remission following weight loss surgery

A new simple test that helps predicts which people with type 2 diabetes will benefit most from weight loss surgery has been developed by a UCL-led team. More...

21 November 2017: Worldwide campaign on abortion raises $300m, UCL Lancet lecture told

The Dutch MP leading the worldwide campaign against Donald Trump’s funding ban on abortion advice revealed at the UCL Lancet lecture last night that it has so far raised $300m including up to $100m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and an anonymous US donor. More...

20 November 2017: Young people have more varied sex lives than their parents

Young people today are taking part in a wider range of sexual practices with opposite-sex partners compared to 20 years ago, according to new analysis by UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. More...

17 November 2017: Foodbank users report benefit delays, adverse life events

A new UCL study surveyed who uses food banks in London, and for what reasons. More...

16 November 2017: UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology co-hosts Curses! by Bompas & Parr

“Curses!”, a new month-long installation by design agency Bompas & Parr and the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology exploring ancient rights, superstitions and science, opens this Saturday at UCL. More...

16 November 2017: Austerity linked to 120,000 extra deaths in England

Health and social care spending cuts since 2010 are linked to nearly 120,000 excess deaths in England, with the over 60s and care home residents most affected, finds new UCL research. More...

16 November 2017: Teenage depression linked to father’s depression

Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. More...

16 November 2017: Higher risk of dementia among frail older adults

The risk of developing dementia is around 3.5 times higher in frail older adults than in their non-frail peers, according to a new study from UCL. More...

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