To celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service, researchers and clinicians from across UCL have spoken about what the NHS means to them and how their work impacts the nation’s health.
Published: Jul 5, 2018 1:17:30 PM
Sound and object motion can be used to change perceptions about body size, according to a new study by an international team involving UCL researchers.
Published: Jun 28, 2018 10:14:25 AM
Listening to audiobooks elicits a more intense physiological and emotional reaction than watching films or television, according to a new UCL study.
Published: Jun 21, 2018 1:41:30 PM
A new smart app designed to improve the reading ability of people who have suffered a stroke provides ‘significant’ improvements, a UCL study has found.
Published: Jun 18, 2018 9:58:08 AM
People with type 2 diabetes are 32% more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those without diabetes, finds a new study by UCL, University of Oxford and Queen Mary University of London researchers.
Published: Jun 14, 2018 11:04:46 AM
People aged 50 whose blood pressure is higher than normal, but is still below the threshold commonly used when treating the condition, are at increased risk of developing dementia, a new study co-led by UCL has found.
Published: Jun 13, 2018 12:49:48 PM
Professor Cathy Price (UCL Institute of Neurology), has been awarded a scientific ‘heirloom’ in recognition of her achievements in the field of brain imaging, at the 5th Suffrage Science Awards for Life Sciences.
Published: Jun 7, 2018 11:54:23 AM
An international study co-led by UCL has identified 133 genetic variants that could help predict the risk of developing glaucoma, the world’s leading cause of incurable blindness.
Published: May 21, 2018 5:59:16 PM
The cell types underlying schizophrenia have been identified in a genetic study that looked for commonalities among the different genes already linked to the condition, find researchers at UCL, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) and University of North Carolina (USA).
Published: May 21, 2018 4:30:09 PM
People with moderate to severe mid-life anxiety may face a greater risk of dementia in later life, suggests an analysis of the available published evidence led by UCL and University of Southampton researchers and published in BMJ Open.
Published: May 1, 2018 10:46:27 AM
Rare genetic mutations associated with impairment of the breathing muscles are more common in children who have died from sudden infant death syndrome, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.
Published: Mar 29, 2018 11:18:30 AM
A new generation of brain scanner, that can be worn like a helmet allowing patients to move naturally whilst being scanned, has been developed by researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham as a Wellcome-funded project.
Published: Mar 22, 2018 11:24:16 AM
The first patients to receive a new treatment derived from stem cells for people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have regained reading vision according to a new study involving UCL.
Published: Mar 20, 2018 2:31:24 PM
The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI), which is headquartered at UCL, will receive £40m of UK Government funding via the Medical Research Council, helping ensure its pioneering research is conducted in first-class facilities.
Published: Mar 12, 2018 12:35:50 PM
The human brain can take advantage of brain resources originally devoted to the hand to represent a prosthetic limb, a new UCL-led study concludes.
Published: Mar 9, 2018 12:49:04 PM