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Losing your teeth could be a sign of wider mental and physical decline

A study led by Dr Georgios Tsakos (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) has found that tooth loss could be an indicator of wider physical and mental decline in older people. Read: Independent

Anti-psychotic drugs given for wrong illnesses

Research by Professor David Osborn (UCL Psychiatry) has found that more than half of prescriptions for anti-psychotic drugs in Britain are for conditions other than serious mental illnesses. Read: Daily Mail

Brain's 'internal compass' found

A study led by Dr Hugo Spiers and Dr Martin Chadwick (UCL Experimental Psychology) has pinpointed the precise part of the brain that gives people a sense of direction. Read: BBC News, More: Independent, Daily Mail, Times (£), Shropshire Star, Times of India, UCL News

Q&A with Graeme Reid

Professor Graeme Reid (Office of the UCL Vice-Provost, Research) discusses his time in Higher Education and as the new chair of the Campaign for Science and Engineering. Read: THE

UCL breaks Oxbridge stranglehold on university research

Results from the Research Excellence Framework (REF) show UCL has overtaken Cambridge in the league table for research quality ranked by research power rating, placing it 2nd in the UK. Read: Telegraph, More: Times (£), Evening Standard, BBC News, Daily Mail, Guardian, Independent, City AM, Financial Times, Huffington Post, Scotsman, Courier, Yorkshire Post, TES, THE, Research Professional, UCL News

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