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31 January 2014: Vibrations influence the circadian clock of a fruit fly

The internal circadian clock of a Drosophila (fruit fly) can be synchronised using vibrations, according to research published today in the journalScience. The study suggests that an animal’s own movements can influence its clock. More...

23 January 2014: Heart attack survival far lower in UK than Sweden

The chance of surviving a heart attack is far lower in the UK than Sweden, according to a major new study published in The Lancet. More...

21 January 2014: Enjoying life helps to keep you healthy

People who enjoy life maintain better physical function in their daily activities and keep up faster walking speeds as they age, compared with people who enjoy life less, according to a new study led by Professor Andrew Steptoe (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health). More...

9 January 2014: Cancer death rates could be halved by 2030 with effective treatment

UK cancer death rates are likely to fall more rapidly between now and 2030 than they have done in the previous 20 years, according to research presented today by the UCL School of Pharmacy. More...

9 January 2014: Patient's own bone-marrow stem cells could treat resistant TB

Patients’ own bone-marrow stromal (stem) cells could be used to treat resistant tuberculosis (TB), according to a preliminary study by an international research team. More...

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