Winning photo reveals the latest in maternal health research
6 March 2017
A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been announced as one of the winners of the Wellcome Image Awards 2017.
Highly effective cervical cancer screening for low income countries
1 March 2017
Taking a small sample of cells from women at high-risk of cervical cancer could be a cost-effective and accurate strategy for early diagnosis in low and middle income countries, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Vitamin D protects against colds and flu, finds major global study
16 February 2017
A study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) finds that vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections including colds and flu.
Better health for women involved in clinical trials
14 February 2017
Women who participate in obstetric and gynaecology clinical trials experience improved health outcomes compared to those who are not involved in trials, according to research by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). This is the case regardless of whether or not the treatment is found to be effective in the trial.
Obesity leads to harmful activation of the immune system
10 February 2017
Researchers find link between a high fat diet, obesity and cardiovascular disease risk.
£2.4 million awarded for international trial on major traumatic bleeding
9 February 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and NHS Blood & Transplant have been awarded £2.4m from the National Institute for Health Research and Barts Charity to carry out a large multi-centre clinical trial to evaluate a new treatment in major traumatic haemorrhage.
New genes for height revealed in global study of 700,000 people
2 February 2017
Over 80 new genetic variants that strongly influence human height have been discovered in a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Montreal Heart Institute, The Broad Institute and the University of Exeter.
Over 100 new blood pressure genes could provide targets for treating hypertension
30 January 2017
Scientists have found 107 new gene regions associated with high blood pressure, potentially enabling doctors to identify at-risk patients and target treatments.
QMUL and BH announce major new initiative in the Life Sciences
17 January 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Barts Health NHS Trust (BH) announce plans for a major new centre for Life Sciences in Whitechapel, home to the Royal London Hospital and a campus of QMUL’s Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Major grant awarded to resolve debate on treatment after major surgery
13 January 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded $1.5m (£1.2m) by Edwards Lifesciences to carry out a study into a debated therapy for preventing complications, especially infections, after major surgery.