Populations & Lifelong Health News
A quick and robust blood test that can detect liver damage before symptoms appear has been designed and verified using clinical samples by a team from UCL and University of Massachusetts.
Published: May 25, 2018 11:05:36 AM
UCL Press, the UK’s first fully Open Access University Press, has announced that one million copies of its books have been downloaded around the world.
Published: May 23, 2018 10:25:53 AM
UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, has been appointed as a member of the board of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) alongside Professor Karen Maex from the University of Amsterdam.
Published: May 21, 2018 4:31:23 PM
Women with HIV are failing to get the support they need during menopause, according to a new study led by UCL.
Published: May 17, 2018 2:32:50 PM
Older adults in England with fewer financial resources are more likely to develop dementia, according to new UCL research.
Published: May 16, 2018 7:25:06 PM
Stars in a galaxy 13.28 billion light years away formed only 250 million years after the Big Bang, finds a team of international astronomers led by groups at UCL and Osaka Sangyo University in Japan.
Published: May 16, 2018 6:22:40 PM
A new review, co-authored by Professor Robert West (UCL Behavioural Science and Health), has compiled the most up-to-date source of information on the burden of death and disease caused by alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use.
Published: May 11, 2018 6:41:46 PM
The largest study to-date on the DNA of ancient leprosy has revealed more strains of the debilitating disease were present in Medieval Europe, than previously thought.
Published: May 11, 2018 10:04:50 AM
A deadly fungus responsible for the devastation of amphibian populations around the world has spread from East Asia, according to new research led by scientists at UCL, Imperial College London and Zoological Society of London.
Published: May 11, 2018 9:39:29 AM
A gene variant common in Europeans may have proliferated because it helped early humans adapt to cold weather, according to UCL research.
Published: May 10, 2018 4:47:26 PM
Artificial muscles grown from human stem cells could pave the way forward for treating muscle diseases, according to new research led by UCL.
Published: May 9, 2018 10:33:32 AM
Microbes vary their contribution to a community to maximise the return on their investment according to a new study led by UCL and the University of Bath.
Published: May 9, 2018 10:25:37 AM
Premature births, low birth weight and birth anomalies explain why England has a higher death rate than Sweden among children under 5 years old, according to a new study led by UCL.
Published: May 4, 2018 9:46:43 AM
Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife, according to new research from UCL and the University of Leeds.
Published: Apr 26, 2018 10:27:53 AM
An innovative UCL artist has hit a rich seam of life in old coal mine water and created five new commercial fine art paint colours, which will be launched at a ground-breaking exhibition this month (April).
Published: Apr 25, 2018 3:11:49 PM