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Women’s groups can dramatically reduce the number of maternal and newborn deaths in some of the world’s poorest communities, according to a new meta-analysis published in The Lancet. More...
Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organisations, according to a Viewpoint article in this week’s Lancet. More...
16 May 2013: Post-mortem MRI: a viable alternative to an autopsy
Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and blood tests to establish the cause of death in fetuses and newborn babies is virtually as accurate as a standard autopsy, according to a paper published in The Lancet. More...
The Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL has been voted the winner of the inaugural Culture Pros Pick at the Museums + Heritage Awards – the Oscars of the museum world – at the awards ceremony last night. More...
People with job stress and an unhealthy lifestyle are at higher risk of coronary artery disease than people who have job stress but lead healthy lifestyles, according to work published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) by researchers from UCL's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. More...
9 May 2013: TRACK-HD study identifies early predictors of disease progression in Huntington's disease
1 May 2013: Behaviour of seabirds during migration revealed
19 April 2013: Sounds of UCL: competition winners and panoramas
18 April 2013: European Commission must innovate to get value from €70 billion science funding programme
12 April 2013: Search for new antibiotics advanced by discovery of key processes within bacterial protein
27 March 2013: UCL PhD researcher strikes gold in Parliament
27 March 2013: UCL Friends of MSF charity run
15 March 2013: Taking medicine to extreme heights
13 March 2013: UCL Open Access Guidelines and Publishing Guide
27 February 2013: Bowel cancers reshuffle their genetic pack to cheat treatment
27 February 2013: Alcohol consumption higher than reported in England
25 February 2013: Study questions effectiveness of genetic testing strategy for inherited high cholesterol
22 February 2013: Collaboration points way towards improved treatment for women's cancers
20 February 2013: Improvement in child cancer survival rates threatened by lack of new drug development
20 February 2013: Disabled at greater risk of violence and subsequent mental ill-health
18 February 2013: Factors behind rise in HIV in men who have sex with men