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19 June 2018: Emotional eating in childhood is learned at home

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. More...

18 June 2018: Babies are most likely to be born at 4am

Just over half of all births following spontaneous onset of labour occur between 1am and 7am with a peak around 4 am, according to a new study involving UCL, City, University of London and the National Childbirth Trust (NCT).  More...

18 June 2018: iReadMore app improves reading ability of stroke patients

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.  More...

14 June 2018: Type 2 diabetes linked to higher rate of Parkinson’s

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. More...

13 June 2018: Moderately high blood pressure at 50 linked to higher dementia risk

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. More...

8 June 2018: Professor Mazzucato’s “missions” at the core of new €100bn EU proposal

European Commissioner Carlos Moedas has announced an ambitious €100bn research and innovation programme for the next EU budgets — with the work of UCL Professor Mariana Mazzucato and her "mission-oriented" framework a core part of the programme. More...

7 June 2018: UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital launch design competition for new joint facility

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on behalf of UCL, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Moorfields Eye Charity have today launched a competition calling for multi-disciplinary design teams for a new joint eye care, research and education facility. More...

7 June 2018: Leading UCL neuroscientist honoured for brain imaging research

Professor Cathy Price (UCL Institute of Neurology), has been awarded a scientific ‘heirloom’ in recognition of her achievements in the field of brain imaging, at the 5th Suffrage Science Awards for Life Sciences. More...

5 June 2018: 1 in 3 women experience ‘loss of control’ eating in pregnancy

More than a third of women report feeling out of control over the amount they eat during pregnancy, according to new UCL-led research. More...

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