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Health - Life Sciences - 05.07.2009
Moles hold the key to melanoma genes
Moles hold the key to melanoma genes
Moles hold the key to melanoma genes New study reveals genes for melanoma risk %0A " Press release issued by Kings College London Strictly embargoed for 18.00 hours British Summer Time Sunday

Health - Chemistry - 02.07.2009
UCL laser research could lead to earlier diagnosis for bone disorders
A UCL study has revealed a new laser technique that could lead to earlier diagnosis of bone disorders.

Health - Chemistry - 02.07.2009
UCL laser research could lead to earlier diagnosis for bone disorders
A UCL study has revealed a new laser technique that could lead to earlier diagnosis of bone disorders.

Health - 01.07.2009
Sound waves treat prostate cancer with fewer side effects
An experimental cancer therapy for prostate cancer may be able to treat men without surgery and offer fewer side effects, according to the results of a UCL-led study published in the British Journal of Cancer today. A group of 172 men with prostate cancer that had not spread were treated under general anaesthetic with High-Intensity-Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), which uses sound waves to kill cancer cells.

Health - 01.07.2009
Sound waves treat prostate cancer with fewer side effects
An experimental cancer therapy for prostate cancer may be able to treat men without surgery and offer fewer side effects, according to the results of a UCL-led study published in the British Journal of Cancer today. A group of 172 men with prostate cancer that had not spread were treated under general anaesthetic with High-Intensity-Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), which uses sound waves to kill cancer cells.

Health - Earth Sciences - 01.07.2009
Nursery Program for Corals Receives Boost From NOAA
Nursery Program for Corals Receives Boost From NOAA
July 02, 2009 — Virginia Key — As the nation celebrates its birth on the 4th of July, Research Assistant Professor Diego Lirman and fellow Caribbean coral reef nursery scientists will be celebrating as well.

Environment - Health - 30.06.2009
Mobile pollution monitors to be trialled across the UK today
Mobile pollution monitors to be trialled across the UK today
Mobile pollution monitors to be trialled across the UK today Scientists transform pedestrians, cyclists, buses and cars into mobile wireless sensors Under Strict Embargo Tuesday 30 June 2009 00:01BST

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2009
Current search for heart disease treatment may not be fruitful
Current search for heart disease treatment may not be fruitful
Current search for heart disease treatment may not be fruitful New research suggests C-reactive protein does not cause coronary heart disease - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict

Health - Life Sciences - 29.06.2009
Stress in the womb can last a lifetime, say researchers behind new exhibit
Stress in the womb can last a lifetime, say researchers behind new exhibit
Stress in the womb can last a lifetime, say researchers behind new exhibit Imperial scientists at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition show people why pregnant women should relax - %0A " Imperial Coll

Health - Life Sciences - 29.06.2009
Fishing for clues about human diseases
Researchers at the University of Sheffield are using tropical fish to help understand human diseases such as heart disease, asthma and Parkinson´s disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.06.2009
New leadership team for the UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences
New leadership team for the UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences
UCL is delighted to announce three new appointments, which will shape the development of life and biomedical sciences at UCL in the coming years.

Health - 29.06.2009
Director sought for Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour
The Gatsby Charitable Foundation (Gatsby) and the Wellcome Trust (Wellcome) are collaborating for the purpose of developing a new research centre in neural circuits and behaviour, to be called the Sa

Health - 29.06.2009
Conversing helps language development more than reading alone
UCLA study finds that activities that get children 2 months to 48 months talking are most conducive to language acquisition Adult-child conversations have a more significant impact on language develo

Health - Life Sciences - 29.06.2009
Assembling the Virtual Human
Assembling the Virtual Human
PA179/09 It could mean the end of animal testing and eventually even clinical patient drug trials. The Virtual Physiological Human is a 21st century pan-European project that's gaining momentum and takes a major step forward this week at The University of Nottingham.

Health - Chemistry - 28.06.2009
New trigger for chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis discovered
New trigger for chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis discovered
New trigger for chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis discovered Signal molecule that triggers immune system into action may be important in the disease - %0A " Imperial College London News Re

Health - Life Sciences - 28.06.2009
Engineers, scientists and clinicians will improve the lives of those living with osteoarthritis, thanks to £11 million grant
Engineers, scientists and clinicians will improve the lives of those living with osteoarthritis, thanks to £11 million grant
Engineers, scientists and clinicians will improve the lives of those living with osteoarthritis, thanks to £11 million grant Imperial receives £11 million grant to establish a Centre of Excellence in Medical Engineering Solutions for Osteoarthritis ?

Health - 28.06.2009
UCL takes top two places in national GP research competition
Gary Parkes, a GP who gained his PhD from UCL in March this year, has pipped his PhD supervisor Professor Trish Greenhalgh (UCL Primary Care & Population Sciences) into second place in the Royal College of General Practitioners? (RCGP) Research Paper of the Year Award 2009.

Health - 28.06.2009
UCL takes top two places in national GP research competition
Gary Parkes, a GP who gained his PhD from UCL in March this year, has pipped his PhD supervisor Professor Trish Greenhalgh (UCL Primary Care & Population Sciences) into second place in the Royal College of General Practitioners? (RCGP) Research Paper of the Year Award 2009.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.06.2009
Half of all premature deaths of Russian adults down to alcohol
More than half of all deaths of people of working age in Russia are caused by alcohol, according to research by Oxford University and the Russian Cancer Research Centre in Moscow.

Art and Design - Health - 25.06.2009
UCLA faculty experts advisory: Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson was an icon of music and popular culture. His death has triggered an intense global response as well as legal questions about the future of his family and estate.

Health - Economics / Business - 25.06.2009
Can we reduce medical costs while expanding the availability of health care?
Can we reduce medical costs while expanding the availability of health care?
BERKELEY — The current U.S. health care system — with its ever-rising price tag and its gaping discrepancies in care — is a "ticking time bomb" for the federal budget, President Obama warned members of the American Medical Association.

Health - Computer Science - 24.06.2009
Innovations in healthcare displayed at NHS Expo
Innovations in healthcare displayed at NHS Expo
Innovations in healthcare displayed at NHS Expo Imperial researchers showcase new technologies that are helping to improve patient care and outcomes %0A " Enter a nomination for the new NHS Innovator

Health - 21.06.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 21.06.2009
Researcher awarded training fellowship
Ashwani Jha (UCL Institute of Neurology) has been awarded £170,000 from the Parkinson's Disease Society (PDS) for research into parts of the brain that are associated with specific symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Health - Chemistry - 18.06.2009
Success for Imperial in Queen's Birthday Honours
Success for Imperial in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Success for Imperial in Queen's Birthday Honours Researchers recognised in honours list %0A " By Danielle Reeves Friday 19 June 2009 Two Imperial academics have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours list 2009, announced this week.

Health - Linguistics / Literature - 18.06.2009

Health - Administration - 17.06.2009
Current methods of providing patient information could be increasing health inequalities
Current methods of providing information about local NHS services have limited reach and effectiveness, according to a new report, published today, from the University of Birmingham's Health Services Management Centre. The report found that most patient information is provided in the form of written leaflets or via the internet.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.06.2009
Slugs A Home Run With NIH
Slugs A Home Run With NIH
June 18, 2009 — Virginia Key — The National Resource for Aplysia at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has had its resources grant with the National Institute for Health (NIH) extended for an additional five years.

Physics - Health - 17.06.2009
A sonic boom in the world of lasers
A sonic boom in the world of lasers
PA163/09 It was an idea born out of curiosity in the physics lab, but now a new type of 'laser' for generating ultra-high frequency sound waves instead of light has taken a major step towards becoming a unique and highly useful 21st century technology.

Health - Administration - 16.06.2009
School of Nursing And Health Studies Receives Grant to Improve Maternal and Infant Health
June 17, 2009 — Coral Gables — The University of Miami (UM) School of Nursing and Health Studies has received a $98,000 grant from the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) for an initiative designed to address issues of maternal and infant health in Haiti.

Health - 15.06.2009
UCL Global Health Symposium Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health
The UCL Institute for Global Health's 10th Symposium, 'Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health' was held on 10 June 2009, in collaboration with Save the Children UK, Tearfund, 'The Lancet', Water Aid and World Vision.

Physics - Health - 15.06.2009
Strong showing from UCL at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition
UCL is showcasing pioneering research in biology, health and space science as part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition.

Health - 15.06.2009
UCL Global Health Symposium Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health
The UCL Institute for Global Health's 10th Symposium, 'Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health' was held on 10 June 2009, in collaboration with Save the Children UK, Tearfund, 'The Lancet', Water Aid and World Vision.

Physics - Health - 15.06.2009
Strong showing from UCL at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition
UCL is showcasing pioneering research in biology, health and space science as part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition.

Health - Life Sciences - 11.06.2009
UCL Partners: managing director and programme directors appointed
Seven key appointments for UCL Partners (UCLP), Europe's largest academic health science centre, were announced today, including a managing director of the partnership and six programme directors who

Life Sciences - Health - 11.06.2009
Dangerous liaisons: bacterial ‘sex’ causes antibiotic resistance
Dangerous liaisons: bacterial ‘sex’ causes antibiotic resistance
Dangerous liaisons: bacterial ?sex? causes antibiotic resistance Pneumococci with DNA from other species are more resistant to antibiotics, says study - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Und

Health - 10.06.2009
Mainstreaming disability within the UN Millennium Development Goals
Professor Nora Groce (Leonard Cheshire Disability & Inclusive Development Centre at UCL) chaired the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Mainstreaming Disability in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), at the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva.

Health - 10.06.2009
WHO responds to findings of UCL-led commission with landmark resolution
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has agreed a landmark resolution in response to the final report of the UCL-led Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH).

Health - 10.06.2009
WHO responds to findings of UCL-led commission with landmark resolution
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has agreed a landmark resolution in response to the final report of the UCL-led Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH).

Health - Social Sciences - 09.06.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 09.06.2009
Fast pandemic detection tool ready to fight flu
Fast pandemic detection tool ready to fight flu
Researchers are developing new tools for rapidly characterizing biological pathogens that could give rise to potentially deadly pandemics such as Influenza A (H1N1). Los Alamos and Agilent Technologies develop first high-throughput system to be deployed at UCLA's new Global Bio Lab LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, June 9, 2009—In a joint effort by national laboratory-, universityand private-sector institutions, researchers are developing new tools for rapidly characterizing biological pathogens that could give rise to potentially deadly pandemics such as Influenza A (H1N1).

Health - Social Sciences - 08.06.2009
Unique new bone research centre opened
The University of Sheffield opened a centre of excellence for bone research today (Tuesday 9 June 2009), to mark a new phase of its outstanding research into bone related diseases in both adults and children.