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20 January 2017: Moneysupermarket TV ad draws complaints as trust in comparison sites slips

Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) comments on declining consumer confidence in price comparison sites. Read: The Telegraph More...

20 January 2017: Man born without penis has prosthetic fitted

UCL surgeons have developed an artificial penis for a man who was born without one. Read: The Sun, More: Daily Mail, Mirror More...

20 January 2017: Young women are now a ‘high-risk group’ for mental illness

Dr Miranda Wolpert (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) comments on ways to improve child and adolescent mental health services. Read: The Guardian More...

20 January 2017: Should all countries use the Shanghai maths method?

Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) comments on the relative merits of Shanghai's school system compared to that of the UK. Read: BBC News, More: BBC World Service 'The Compass' More...

20 January 2017: MRI scans can help one in four men avoid prostate biopsy

Dr Hashim Ahmed (UCL Surgery & Interventional Science) led a trial at the MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL finding that shown that over a quarter of men with a clinical suspicion of prostate cancer could avoid a biopsy if they undergo an MRI scan first. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' (from 1 hrs 33 mins 40 secs), More: The Guardian, BBC News, The Telegraph, Daily MailSunHuffington Post, i News, Mirror More...

20 January 2017: Delirium could accelerate dementia-related mental decline

Dr Daniel Davis (MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing at UCL) comments on his study finding that delirium, often occuring in hospital environments, may have long-lasting consequences including accelerating the dementia process. Read: The Telegraph, More: Daily Mail, Mirror, UCL News More...

20 January 2017: Six ways virtual reality will change your health very soon

Professor Chris Brewin (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) led a 2016 study finding that virtual reality can help in treating patients with depression. Read: Daily Mail More...

20 January 2017: Men and women cope with stress & anxiety in different ways

Dr John Barry (UCL Psychology & Language Studies) led a study into different coping strategies men and women use to manage stress, and into gender differences in reasons to seek out therapy. Read: Daily MailMore: Evening StandardThe Sun More...

19 January 2017: The war on baby girls winds down

Professor Therese Hesketh (UCL Institute for Global Health) comments on the experiences of men in Chinese regions with skewed sex ratios. Read: The Economist More...

19 January 2017: Only 25 Hainan gibbons remain–What next for the world’s rarest primate?

Professor Helen Chatterjee (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) writes about the conservation challenges facing the Hainan gibbon. Read: The Conversation More...

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