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Improving vaccines for the elderly by blocking inflammation

By identifying why skin immunity declines in old age, a UCL-led research team has found that an anti-inflammatory pill could help make vaccines more effective for elderly people. More...

Published: Jan 22, 2018 4:26:42 PM

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Epilepsy linked to brain volume and thickness differences

Epilepsy is associated with thickness and volume differences in the grey matter of several brain regions, according to new research led by UCL and the Keck School of Medicine of USC. More...

Published: Jan 22, 2018 10:27:08 AM

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Onions could hold key to fighting antibiotic resistance

A type of onion could help the fight against antibiotic resistance in cases of tuberculosis, a UCL and Birkbeck-led study suggests. More...

Published: Jan 22, 2018 10:14:46 AM


Whitehall fails to fully exploit talents of non-exec directors, finds UCL study

Whitehall is failing to fully exploit the expertise of non-executive directors (NEDs) to improve the way departments’ policies and plans are devised and implemented despite their high calibre, commitment and experience, a study by UCL’s Constitution Unit has found. More...

Published: Jan 18, 2018 8:28:15 AM

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Relentless private school fee hikes "have not put off parents"

Huge rises in the cost of private schooling in the UK in recent decades have had little impact on the number of parents choosing the sector for their children, according to a new analysis from UCL. More...

Published: Jan 17, 2018 11:29:27 AM

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