A simple blood test can detect the earliest changes caused by Huntington’s disease, even before scans can pick up any signs in the brain, a new UCL-led study has found.
Published: Sep 13, 2018 8:47:12 AM
The biggest ever trial for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) in the UK has begun under UCL research leadership.
Published: Sep 12, 2018 1:11:19 PM
The brains of professional beatboxers and guitarists respond to music differently when compared to each other and non-musicians, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Sep 7, 2018 5:18:39 PM
Babies who show lower levels of brain activity in response to social stimuli such as peek-a-boo are more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to research involving UCL.
Published: Aug 23, 2018 3:54:23 PM
An artificial intelligence (AI) system, which can recommend the correct referral decision for more than 50 eye diseases, as accurately as experts has been developed by UCL, DeepMind Health and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Published: Aug 13, 2018 5:52:23 PM
People in Nordic countries, North America, Australia, and New Zealand have the best spatial navigational abilities, according to a new study led by UCL and the University of East Anglia.
Published: Aug 9, 2018 4:11:21 PM
Researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham have mapped the brain’s language area in the first study of human cognition using a new generation of brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet.
Published: Aug 8, 2018 4:55:23 PM
Rates of dementia diagnosis are higher among black ethnic groups compared to white and Asian groups in the UK, a new UCL-led study has found.
Published: Aug 8, 2018 11:10:42 AM
Feeling stressed or anxious makes people more able to process and internalise bad news, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Aug 7, 2018 2:04:00 PM
Three UCL scientists turned authors have been shortlisted for the prestigious Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2018.
Published: Aug 3, 2018 3:14:49 PM
Leading UCL neuroscientist Professor Olga Ciccarelli has been awarded a Research Professorship, the highest honour granted by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).
Published: Aug 3, 2018 3:10:51 PM
Thinner retinas in the human eye are a clear sign a person is at significant and increased risk of future mental decline, a UCL-led study has concluded.
Published: Jul 24, 2018 3:50:56 PM
Eye drops containing a derivative of turmeric reduce the loss of retinal cells in rats, finds a new study led by UCL and Imperial College London researchers.
Published: Jul 23, 2018 6:06:48 PM
The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) has officially opened its hub facility at UCL, marking the "beginning of the end for dementia".
Published: Jul 23, 2018 2:18:20 PM
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