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PROUD study shows Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is highly protective against HIV infection

Researchers from the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit (MRC CTU) at UCL and Public Health England have presented results at a conference in Seattle, Washington, indicating that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against HIV for gay and other men who have sex with men in England. More...

Published: Feb 25, 2015 10:08:11 AM

Dr Jade Alglave named as winner of prestigious Royal Society award

Dr Jade Alglave (UCL Computer Sciences) has been named as the winner of the Brian Mercer Award for Innovation by the Royal Society, More...

Published: Feb 20, 2015 4:47:05 PM

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Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk in people with slowing minds

People with mild cognitive impairment are at higher risk of developing dementia if they have diabetes or psychiatric symptoms such as depression, finds a new review led by UCL researchers. More...

Published: Feb 20, 2015 4:47:05 PM

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New biomarkers to spot pancreatic cancer early

Pancreatic cancer could be diagnosed up to two years earlier by screening for two tumour markers found in blood, according to research published in Clinical Cancer Research. More...

Published: Feb 5, 2015 1:13:48 PM

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New technique doubles the distance of optical fibre communications

A new way to process fibre optic signals has been demonstrated by UCL researchers, which could double the distance at which data travels error-free through transoceanic sub-marine cables. More...

Published: Feb 3, 2015 10:00:00 AM


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