Population Health News
Antidepressants during pregnancy do not pose risk to unborn child
Jan 28, 2016 10:40AM
Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy do not appear to be at greater risk of giving birth to children with congenital heart defects compared to women who are not exposed to the drugs , according to new research from UCL.Read more...
New test could predict dementia risk during routine GP visits
Jan 22, 2016 10:08AM
It may be possible to assess the risk of developing dementia by analyzing information gathered during routine visits to the family doctor, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine.Read more...
Early chemotherapy improves survival for men with prostate cancer
Dec 22, 2015 09:18AM
Two papers from UCL show that having early chemotherapy improves survival for men with prostate cancer. The papers, published in the Lancet and Lancet Oncology , report the results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial and a meta-analysis.Read more...
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