Global Health News
Obesity levels among women in low- and middle-income countries tend to rise in line with wealth as they purchase more energy-dense foods, but a new UCL study suggests that more educated consumers make better food choices that mitigate this effect. More...
Drugs used to treat blindness-causing disorders could be successfully administered by eye drops rather than unpleasant and expensive eye injections, according to new research led by UCL scientists that could be a breakthrough for the millions worldwide suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other eye disorders. More...
14 February 2014: Interactive map of human genetic history revealed
A global map detailing the genetic histories of 95 different populations across the world, showing likely genetic impacts of European colonialism, the Arab slave trade, the Mongol Empire and European traders near the Silk Road mixing with people in China, has been revealed for the first time. More...
9 January 2014: Patient's own bone-marrow stem cells could treat resistant TB
Patients’ own bone-marrow stromal (stem) cells could be used to treat resistant tuberculosis (TB), according to a preliminary study by an international research team. More...
11 December 2013: Highly commended UCL Open Access Guide now available
UCL’s new Open Access (OA) Guide
is now available on the UCL Library Services website.
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
20 March 2013: Studying brain-cooling for birth asphyxia
1 February 2013: Global Food Security symposia: Creating resilience in the face of catastrophic climate change
17 January 2013: Yale UCL Collaborative: 4D imaging transforms heart healthcare
18 December 2012: Record number of Marie Curie Fellowships for research at UCL
23 November 2012: UCL Grand Challenges £5,000 grants available
8 November 2012: UK funding for infectious disease research neglects key areas
5 November 2012: New multi-million pound research hub for infection and immunity
1 November 2012: Grand Challenges Explorations grant for research in global health