Population Health News

How gut bacteria change cancer drug activity

Apr 20, 2017 16:02PM

The activity of cancer drugs changes depending on the types of microbes living in the gut, according to a UCL-led study into how nematode worms and their microbes process drugs and nutrients.

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Life skills are important for wellbeing in later life

Apr 12, 2017 09:42AM

Life skills, such as persistence, conscientiousness and control, are as important to wealth and wellbeing in later life as they are when people are much younger, according to new research led by UCL.

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Poor communication main cause of marriage, cohabitation breakdown

Mar 24, 2017 14:30PM

The most common reasons given for the breakdown of marriages or live-in partnerships in Britain are communication problems and growing apart, according to analysis by UCL researchers of the latest National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3).

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UCL Research Department of Infection and Population Health

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The aim of the Department is to reduce the population impacts of infection, and to promote individual health by means of the prevention and treatment of communicable and non-communicable disease. We work locally, nationally and internationally to realise this goal.

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Our high quality range of teaching programmes are led by senior academics and researchers, who are immersed in cutting edge areas of research and passionate about passing on their knowledge and experience to the future leaders of public health research...Find out more

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There are four groupings: the Centre for Sexual Health & HIV Research, the HIV Epidemiology & Biostatistics Group, the Health Psychology Unit and the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology...Find out more


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