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21 November 2017: Simple test predicts diabetes remission following weight loss surgery

A new simple test that helps predicts which people with type 2 diabetes will benefit most from weight loss surgery has been developed by a UCL-led team. More...

17 November 2017: Foodbank users report benefit delays, adverse life events

A new UCL study surveyed who uses food banks in London, and for what reasons. More...

16 November 2017: Austerity linked to 120,000 extra deaths in England

Health and social care spending cuts since 2010 are linked to nearly 120,000 excess deaths in England, with the over 60s and care home residents most affected, finds new UCL research. More...

16 November 2017: Teenage depression linked to father’s depression

Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. More...

16 November 2017: Higher risk of dementia among frail older adults

The risk of developing dementia is around 3.5 times higher in frail older adults than in their non-frail peers, according to a new study from UCL. More...

15 November 2017: Improving clinical trials with machine learning

Machine learning could improve our ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, potentially enabling researchers to detect drug effects that would be missed entirely by conventional statistical tests, finds a new UCL study published today in Brain. More...

13 November 2017: UCL stages first overseas graduation for Chinese students

More than 200 Chinese students graduated from UCL in Beijing at the weekend in the university’s first graduation ceremonies held in China. More...

13 November 2017: Society's excluded people ten times more likely to die early

People excluded from mainstream society in high-income countries have a tenfold increased risk of early death, according to research from UCL, homeless health charity Pathway and an international team of experts. More...

10 November 2017: Research unit to bring evidence to forefront of mental health policy

UCL and King’s College London are leading the establishment of a new policy research unit, the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which will bring mental health researchers, clinicians, service users and carers closer together. The main aim of the unit is to provide research to inform policy makers. More...

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