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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: 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...

15 November 2017: Improving clinical trials with machine learning

Machine learning could improve our ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, potentially enabling researchers to detect drug effects that would be missed entirely by conventional statistical tests, finds a new UCL study published today in Brain. More...

15 November 2017: Treasury eyes UCL graduate’s road charging scheme as he returns for celebration

Gergely Raccuja, the UCL graduate who won the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize with his road-charging scheme, returned to UCL for a celebratory lecture and dinner. More...

14 November 2017: UCL in bid to create new generation of “green” electronics

UCL scientists are seeking new links with Peking University (PKU) to create a new generation of “green” electronic devices that use nanotechnology to reduce the energy needed to generate their power. More...

13 November 2017: Society's excluded people ten times more likely to die early

People excluded from mainstream society in high-income countries have a tenfold increased risk of early death, according to research from UCL, homeless health charity Pathway and an international team of experts. More...

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