Global Health News
8 April 2014: Mayor launches MedCity with £4.1m investment
The Mayor of London today launched MedCity, a partnership between UCLPartners, King’s Health Partners, Imperial College AHSC, Oxford, Cambridge and the Greater London Authority, to establish London and the Greater South East as a world-leading cluster for life sciences. More...
A new way to artificially control muscles using light, with the potential to restore function to muscles paralysed by conditions such as motor neuron disease and spinal cord injury, has been developed by scientists at UCL and King’s College London. More...
A new collaboration of
health protection researchers across UCL, London School of Hygiene and Tropical
Medicine, and Public Health England has launched today.
1 April 2014: UCL study finds new evidence linking fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality
Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death at any point in time by 42% compared to eating less than one portion, reports a new UCL study. More...
Disadvantaged children who attend high-quality early childhood development programs including healthcare and nutrition have significantly improved health as adults, reports a new study. More...
25 March 2014: Shorter sleepers are over-eaters
14 February 2014: Interactive map of human genetic history revealed
9 January 2014: Patient's own bone-marrow stem cells could treat resistant TB
11 December 2013: Highly commended UCL Open Access Guide now available
11 December 2013: Leading the world on dementia
4 December 2013: Tuberculosis research project wins Times Higher Education award
18 November 2013: UCL top in research council income
20 September 2013: MERS coronavirus may have transmitted from animals to humans more than once
13 September 2013: UK not investing enough in research into multi-drug resistant infections
6 September 2013: Education protects women from the obesity associated with urban living
13 August 2013: UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants awarded to 24 new projects
12 April 2013: Search for new antibiotics advanced by discovery of key processes within bacterial protein