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Drinking wine

Drink less for a healthier heart

Published: Jul 11, 2014 10:21:51 AM

Camden Active Spaces playground design for Torriano Infants and Junior School

Working with Camden Council to get children active

Published: Jul 3, 2014 11:12:00 AM

Museum objects in the community

New AHRC grant will fund ‘Museums on Prescription’ research

Published: Jul 2, 2014 3:51:31 PM




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Drink less for a healthier heart

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Drinking wine

A reduction in alcohol consumption, even for light-to-moderate drinkers, could be linked to improved cardiovascular health, including a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, lower body mass index and blood pressure, according to new research published in the BMJ.

Working with Camden Council to get children active

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Camden Active Spaces playground design for Torriano Infants and Junior School

An initiative to see if playground design can inspire schoolchildren to be more active, Camden Active Spaces, is launched today at the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) in partnership with UCL and Camden Council.

New AHRC grant will fund ‘Museums on Prescription’ research

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Museum objects in the community

A team of researchers led by Dr Helen Chatterjee (UCL Museums & Collections) will begin a new three year project this month, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), to explore the value and role of museums in social prescribing.

Diabetes treatments ‘do more harm than good’ for many people

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Insulin injections for people with type 2 diabetes may cause more harm than good

Treatments to reduce blood sugar levels do more harm than good in many type 2 diabetes patients, particularly older people, finds new research from UCL, the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital.

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