Populations & Lifelong Health News
Climate change will have a rapidly increasing effect on the structure of global ecological communities over the next few decades, with amphibians and reptiles being significantly more affected than birds and mammals, a new report by UCL finds.
Published: Jun 20, 2018 11:45:28 AM
The tendency for children to eat more or less when stressed and upset is mainly influenced by the home environment and not by genes, according to a new UCL-led study.
Published: Jun 19, 2018 8:48:23 AM
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
For the first time in our planet’s 4.5 billion-year history a single species, humans, is increasingly dictating its future, according to a new book by UCL scientists.
Published: Jun 7, 2018 11:22:33 AM
Attending universal childcare from age three significantly improves the school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds, a new UCL study has found.
Published: Jun 5, 2018 12:35:22 PM
More than a third of women report feeling out of control over the amount they eat during pregnancy, according to new UCL-led research.
Published: Jun 5, 2018 10:45:44 AM
UCL has secured £100 million from the Government towards the capital cost of building our new campus, UCL East.
Published: Jun 5, 2018 10:02:20 AM
A quick and robust blood test that can detect liver damage before symptoms appear has been designed and verified using clinical samples by a team from UCL and University of Massachusetts.
Published: May 25, 2018 11:05:36 AM
UCL Press, the UK’s first fully Open Access University Press, has announced that one million copies of its books have been downloaded around the world.
Published: May 23, 2018 10:25:53 AM
UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, has been appointed as a member of the board of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) alongside Professor Karen Maex from the University of Amsterdam.
Published: May 21, 2018 4:31:23 PM
Women with HIV are failing to get the support they need during menopause, according to a new study led by UCL.
Published: May 17, 2018 2:32:50 PM
Older adults in England with fewer financial resources are more likely to develop dementia, according to new UCL research.
Published: May 16, 2018 7:25:06 PM
Stars in a galaxy 13.28 billion light years away formed only 250 million years after the Big Bang, finds a team of international astronomers led by groups at UCL and Osaka Sangyo University in Japan.
Published: May 16, 2018 6:22:40 PM