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24 April 2018: From rural India to a cutting-edge cancer lab

Meeting a Prime Minister would be a significant moment for most of us, but when UCL researcher Dr Raju Veeriah met Indian Prime Minister Nahendra Modi at the Francis Crick Institute last week, everyone in his home village in India came out in celebration. More...

19 April 2018: Changing how blood pressure is measured will save lives

Traditional methods of testing for high-blood pressure are no longer adequate and risk missing vital health signs, which can lead to premature death, a study co-led by UCL has found. More...

17 April 2018: How does dietary restriction extend lifespan in flies?

Lifespan in flies is extended by limiting the activity of a group of proteins called GATA transcription factors (TFs), giving clues to how a moderate reduction in food intake protects against multiple ageing-related diseases, according to a new UCL-led study. More...

17 April 2018: Preconception diet plays key role in health of offspring

Parents’ diets and lifestyle can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to new research led by UCL.  More...

13 April 2018: Discovery explains how the chickenpox and shingles virus remains dormant

A research team led by UCL and Erasmus University has found a missing piece to the puzzle of why the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles can remain dormant for decades in human cells. More...

12 April 2018: ‘Killer’ kidney cancers identified by studying their evolution

Kidney cancer follows multiple distinct evolutionary paths, finds new research by a team involving UCL.  More...

12 April 2018: Does age at menopause affect memory?

Entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to your memory years later, according to a new study led by UCL researchers. More...

5 April 2018: Prostate cancer screening using MRI for earlier diagnosis

MRI scans could be used to detect prostate cancer more accurately, according to researchers at UCL, King’s College London and Imperial College London who are launching a new clinical study. More...

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