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Developing cities face perfect storm of environmental risks

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New research hope for teenagers with arthritis

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The charity Arthritis Research UK today launches the world’s first research centre dedicated to understanding how and why arthritis affects teenagers.

EU awards grant to develop new drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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Francesco Muntoni

An international team of scientists led by Professor Francesco Muntoni of the UCL Institute of Child Health has won an EU grant to develop and test a novel drug treatment for boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

UCL Grand Challenges £5,000 grants available

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UCL Grand Challenges

The UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Scheme invites applications to fund cross-disciplinary projects in Global Health, Sustainable Cities, Intercultural Interaction and Human Wellbeing.

Web info on 'designer vagina' procedures poor and often inaccurate

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The quality of internet information available for women opting for “designer vagina” procedures is “poor,” and in some cases, inaccurate, reveals a small study led by academics at the UCL Institute of Women's Health.

11th MINAP Public Report

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 Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) has published its 11th  Annual Public Report reporting on performance against national standards for hospitals that admit patients with a heart attack.

UK funding for infectious disease research neglects key areas

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UK funding for infectious diseases research is neglecting some of the diseases that result in the highest rates of death and disability, according to a paper published today by The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

UCL Research Frontiers Contest results

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The results of the UCL Research Frontiers contest have been announced, celebrating the fact that curiosity-driven discovery and analysis has been a feature of UCL from its foundation.

Grand Challenges Explorations grant for research in global health

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Dr Sudhin Thayyil (UCL Institute for Women’s Health) is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He will pursue an innovative global health and development research project called HELIX (Hypothermia for Encephalopathy in Low Income countries).

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