Archive of Research News

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12 August 2013: New treatment may work with folic acid to prevent neural tube defects like spina bifida

Researchers at the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) are investigating a new treatment that could work alongside folic acid to boost its effectiveness and prevent a greater proportion of neural tube defects – such as spina bifida – in early pregnancy.
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6 August 2013: Centralising acute stroke services has saved more than 400 lives since 2010

New research from UCLPartners, and funded by the NHS in London, has shown that centralising acute stroke services in particular London hospitals has led to significant reductions in both mortality and costs. More...

2 August 2013: Government commits to Proton Beam Therapy at UCLH

Public Health Minister Anna Soubry has announced a commitment of £250 million of funding for state-of-the-art Proton Beam Therapy cancer treatment centres in London and Manchester. More...

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