Traditional methods of testing for high-blood pressure are no longer adequate and risk missing vital health signs, which can lead to premature death, a study co-led by UCL has found.
Published: Apr 19, 2018 11:47:57 AM
Parents’ diets and lifestyle can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to new research led by UCL.
Published: Apr 17, 2018 9:20:19 AM
Kidney cancer follows multiple distinct evolutionary paths, finds new research by a team involving UCL.
Published: Apr 12, 2018 6:10:53 PM
Entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to your memory years later, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.
Published: Apr 12, 2018 10:24:31 AM
The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced long-term support to Professor Paul Shearing from UCL Chemical Engineering as a global visionary to develop more efficient, safer, and cheaper battery technologies.
Published: Apr 10, 2018 1:16:42 PM
Antarctica’s great ice sheet is losing ground as it is eroded by warm ocean water circulating beneath its floating edge, a new UCL and University of Leeds study has found.
Published: Apr 6, 2018 12:37:35 PM
The complex properties of water and ice are not well understood but a team from UCL and the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source have revealed new information about a phase of ice called 'ice II'.
Published: Apr 6, 2018 12:26:29 PM
MRI scans could be used to detect prostate cancer more accurately, according to researchers at UCL, King’s College London and Imperial College London who are launching a new clinical study.
Published: Apr 5, 2018 3:35:05 PM
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
UCL academics will lead a five-year study of childhood arthritis and its linked eye inflammation called uveitis, with the aim of better understanding how to treat the complex condition.
Published: Mar 28, 2018 2:42:59 PM
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 largest-ever survey of care home staff in England, led by UCL researchers, has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread.
Published: Mar 21, 2018 6:43:17 PM
UCL is leading a multi-million pound European mission to study newly discovered planets after it was selected today as the next European Space Agency science mission.
Published: Mar 20, 2018 3:23:25 PM
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
A large international study led by UCL and UCLH researchers, has found that an MRI scan and targeted prostate biopsies, are significantly better at making a positive prostate cancer diagnosis than standard biopsies.
Published: Mar 19, 2018 2:03:51 PM
UCL today joined with institutions representing science and engineering research to set out how UK immigration policy can support science and engineering through Brexit and beyond.
Published: Mar 16, 2018 12:42:05 PM
UCL and Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic technology, have broken current world records by transmitting 120 Terabit/s over a single fibre spanning 630 km.
Published: Mar 15, 2018 6:35:08 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
People are willing to travel 75 minutes longer for specialist cancer surgery if it reduces their risk of complications by 1%, according to new UCL-led research.
Published: Mar 8, 2018 9:57:15 AM
Only a select group of the world’s top global health organisations have placed gender equality at the centre of their operations, according to a new report involving UCL researchers.
Published: Mar 8, 2018 9:26:32 AM
Animals living in volatile habitats can gain major evolutionary benefits by shielding their families from the changing environment, suggests research from UCL, the University of Bristol and University of Exeter.
Published: Mar 7, 2018 6:40:28 PM
A low-cost, easy-to-use arsenic sensor to test drinking water has been developed by researchers at UCL and Imperial College London, with BBSRC funding through the government’s Industrial Strategy.
Published: Mar 7, 2018 5:33:42 PM
The 2018 Brain Prize, the world’s most valuable prize for brain research at €1m, has been awarded to Professor John Hardy (UCL Institute of Neurology) and Professor Bart De Strooper (UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL) for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Published: Mar 6, 2018 3:00:10 PM
UCL has 12 subject areas ranked in the global top 10 in the annual QS World University Rankings by Subject, improving upon last year’s position with Life Sciences and Arts & Humanities joining the top 10.
Published: Feb 28, 2018 5:33:07 PM