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Noses

Genes for nose shape found

Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led study. More...

Published: May 19, 2016 11:17:48 AM

M. vaccae

Bacterial immunization prevents PTSD-like symptoms in mice

Injecting mice with a UCL-discovered bacterium can reduce stress and inflammation, preventing them from developing PTSD-like conditions, finds a new international study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. More...

Published: May 17, 2016 11:40:00 AM

School children

Two children in every class experience language disorders

Approximately two children in each Year 1 class will experience a clinically significant language disorder that impacts learning, according to a UCL-led study on language impairment at school entry age.
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Published: May 17, 2016 9:52:16 AM

Hippocampus

Why bad experiences are remembered out of context

Bad experiences can cause people to strongly remember the negative content itself but only weakly remember the surrounding context, and a new UCL study funded by the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust has revealed how this happens in the brain. More...

Published: May 10, 2016 9:58:00 AM

Ambulance

Study points to failures in heart attack care in England and Wales

Around 33,000 deaths could have been avoided if heart attack aftercare guidelines outlining when to give treatment were followed, according to a study funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) looking at the frequency of missed opportunities to treat people after a heart attack. More...

Published: May 10, 2016 9:21:37 AM


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