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1, January , 2009

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1, January , 2009

article News story: Queen Mary academics shape youth policies at an international conference
11, November , 2009

Academics from Queen Mary, University of London came together to shape future policy on youth and wellbeing this month, at the international ‘Careif Conference’.

article News story: Simple blood test could save doctors hours of diagnosis
23, April , 2009

Ground-breaking new research is underway at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry which means doctors are close to identifying clinically useful biomarkers – compounds found in the blood - that will revolutionise trauma care and allow surgeons to diagnose which organs are injured, and to what extent, as soon as they arrive at hospital.

article News story: Aspirin for forty somethings could cut cancer risk
29, April , 2009

Taking aspirin in your 40s could cut the risk of cancer developing later in life, according to scientists from Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Major clinical study rejects cancer safety fears of most common heartburn treatment
9, September , 2009

Fears about the cancer causing effects of the second most prescribed group of drugs in the Western world have been put to rest, following the largest ever study into their use.

article News story: Blood pressure lowering drugs should not be limited to people with high blood pressure
20, May , 2009

Blood pressure lowering drugs should be offered to anyone old enough to be at risk of a heart attack or stroke, regardless of their blood pressure, according to the largest analysis of blood pressure trials to date, published on bmj.com today.

article News story: Honour for Director of the Blizard Institute
1, May , 2009

Professor Mike Curtis of Queen Mary, University of London has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences.

article News story: £300,000 funding for nausea research
3, August , 2009

Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, have been awarded almost £300,000 to get to the bottom of why we feel nauseous, a condition which cannot be controlled in many cases.

article News story: Magic ingredient in breast milk protects babies’ intestines
30, June , 2009

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that an ingredient in human breast milk protects and repairs the delicate intestines of newborn babies.

article News story: Barts and The London student wins prestigious award
1, June , 2009

A Neuroscience student from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry has won the prestigious London Student of the Year award.

article News story: New pill to treat multiple sclerosis
30, April , 2009

A new drug for multiple sclerosis can dramatically reduce the chances of a relapse or a deterioration of the condition, according to a new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Student scoops national essay prize
27, May , 2009

A student from Queen Mary has taken the top prize in a national essay writing contest.

article News story: Eight new blood pressure genes discovered
10, May , 2009

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London co-leading an international collaboration have identified eight common genetic variants which have an influence on blood pressure.  

article News story: Barts and the London student writes for The Lancet Student
15, June , 2009

Final year medical student Radhika Gulati writes for The Lancet Student website about her time spent working at speciality eye hospitals in India.

article News story: Oral cancer rates rising rapidly in east London
13, August , 2009

Experts at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry believe that tobacco chewing may have led to an alarming rise in the number of cases of oral cancer in East London.

article News story: Baking soda could reduce the need for dialysis
16, July , 2009

A daily dose of simple household baking soda can prevent the need for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease to go on a dialysis machine according to researcher at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Incentives in healthcare: new research centre launches
1, May , 2009

A new research centre opens this week (Thursday 30 April) to study the ethics, economics and psychology behind the use of incentives in healthcare.

article News story: Young men living at home with parents are more violent
20, July , 2009

Young men who stay at home with their parents are more violent than those who live independently, according to new research at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: QM gut expert awarded prestigious medal
23, March , 2009

A Professor from Queen Mary, University of London, will take home a major award for his research in gastroenterology this week.

article News story: New centre invites children into the amazing world of science
3, September , 2009

Centre of the Cell - a unique children’s science education centre - will officially open its doors for the first time today (Thursday 3 September). The centre will be unveiled by Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton.

article News story: Heart expert recognised for innovation
3, December , 2009

A leading heart expert at Queen Mary, University of London has been honoured for pioneering a host of breakthrough treatments for heart disease.

article News story: Survey of doctors reveals the decisions they make over dying patients
26, October , 2009

Over a third of doctors report making decisions which they expect will hasten the death of a patient in their care, according to research* from Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Volunteers needed to help tackle chronic fatigue
18, December , 2009

Scientists at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry are urgently seeking the help of healthy but inactive volunteers to take part in a vital new research project to help understand the mysterious illness, chronic fatigue syndrome.

article News story: Research into cancer stem cells holds promise for better cancer diagnosis and treatment
7, April , 2009

Scientists from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry have made a discovery which will make very early detection of bowel cancer possible and has the potential to improve treatment as well.

article News story: Skull bone may hold the key to tackling osteoporosis
21, December , 2009

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have uncovered fundamental differences between the bone which makes up the skull and the bones in our limbs, which they believe could hold the key to tackling bone weakness and fractures.

article News story: Oral steroids ineffective in the treatment of preschool virus-induced wheezing
22, January , 2009

A new study from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry has found that a common treatment for wheezing in preschool children is no more effective than a placebo.

article News story: Experts gather to tackle health effects of noise pollution
28, September , 2009

Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have won a million Euro grant* to bring together Europe’s foremost experts on the health effects of noise pollution.

article News story: Institute of Cancer Director honoured by Chinese Government
7, October , 2009

Professor Nick Lemoine, Director of the Institute of Cancer at Queen Mary, University of London, has been awarded this year’s Yellow River Friendship Prize.

article News story: Pioneering study may open door to first targeted treatment for common childhood brain tumour
16, April , 2009

Scientists from Barts and The London have found evidence to suggest that ‘small molecule’ drugs could offer the first effective chemotherapy for a type of low-grade childhood cancer.

article News story: Prestigious award goes to cancer specialist at Queen Mary
25, September , 2009

The outstanding achievements of Professor Andrew Lister have been recognised by The European Society for Medical Oncology.

article News story: Patient research to benefit from cutting edge heart scanner
12, November , 2009

A state-of-the-art chest scanner, the first of its kind in the UK, will allow doctors and researchers to spot heart problems that were previously undetectable.

article News story: Enzyme is key to clogged arteries
24, September , 2009

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have made an important discovery in understanding what causes arteries to clog up.

article News story: Pollution and the respiratory health of London children
18, February , 2009

An innovative study into the links between air pollution and vitamin D deficiency, and their impact on the respiratory health of children in east London is announced today, involving scientists from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

article News story: Prostate cancer patient gets a longer and better life
4, February , 2009

A 62-year old prostate cancer sufferer had his life extended by 18 years after voluntarily joining the Men’s Cancer Unit’s Intermittent Hormone Therapy Trial (IHT) at Barts and The London Cancer Centre.

article News story: Majority of UK doctors opposed to legalisation of euthanasia
25, March , 2009

Two-thirds of UK doctors are opposed to the legalisation of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, according to survery results published this week in Palliative Medicine and led by a Queen Mary scientist.

article News story: Youngsters must take more steps for their health
11, March , 2009

New figures reveal that over a third of 11 and 12 year olds in Tower Hamlets, east London are overweight or obese - 11 per cent higher than the national average, according to figures from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

article News story: Queen Mary researcher takes top job in blood pressure group
2, October , 2009

A research clinician from Queen Mary, University of London has just been elected President of the British Hypertension Society.

article News story: Why fish oils help and how they could help even more
29, October , 2009

New research from Queen Mary, University of London and Harvard Medical School has revealed precisely why taking fish oils can help with conditions like rheumatoid arthritis.

article News story: Increase in Down’s syndrome offset by better screening
27, October , 2009

The number of Down’s syndrome pregnancies has risen sharply over the last 20 years as women have opted to have children later, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal*.

article News story: Professor Liz Davenport appointed to Council of the GDC
10, August , 2009

Liz Davenport, Professor of Dental Education at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, has been appointed to the newly created Council of the General Dental Council.

article News story: Major grant from Leverhulme Trust funds immigrant health project
6, April , 2009

Queen Mary, University of London has been awarded nearly £125,000 by the Leverhulme Trust to fund a two-year project on the health of immigrants living in London, ‘Place, culture and film: an investigation of migrants’ health making practices’.

article News story: ‘Christmas’ themed menus should be renamed ‘Salty’ menus
8, December , 2009

New research carried out by Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) shows that many products on the new ‘Christmas’ and ‘Festive’ themed menus are full of salt [1]. 

article News story: New study will examine global burden of abnormal heart rhythm
30, August , 2009

A new study which will be the first to quantify the global burden of the most common abnormal heart rhythm, called atrial fibrillation, has been launched by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: A new honour for champion of science
22, October , 2009

A Queen Mary academic has been awarded a prestigious British Science Association Fellowship in recognition for her dedication to communicating science.

article News story: New study sheds light on role of ectopic lymphoid structures in joints of rheumatoid arthritis patients
10, January , 2009

Researchers have found that structures present in the joint linings of some patients with rheumatoid arthritis are able to produce anti citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA) that may be responsible for joint damage.

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