Population Health News

High sugar intake linked with poorer long-term mental health

Jul 27, 2017 13:03PM

Men with high sugar intakes have an increased likelihood of common mental disorders (such as anxiety and depression) after 5 years compared to those with low intakes, according to UCL research. The study also showed that having a mood disorder did not make people more inclined to eat foods with a high sugar content.

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Low-cost drugs package saves lives of people starting HIV treatment late

Jul 20, 2017 09:37AM

Treating people who start HIV treatment late with a package of low-cost drugs to prevent serious infections saves three lives for every 100 people treated, according to the findings of a trial led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Trials Unit at UCL.

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Low iron levels may increase risk of heart disease

Jul 10, 2017 14:41PM

People with low iron levels may be at greater risk of heart disease, according to a new study involving UCL scientists.

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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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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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