1, January , 2009
1, January , 2009
1, January , 2009
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
27, May , 2009
A student from Queen Mary has taken the top prize in a national essay writing contest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23, March , 2009
A Professor from Queen Mary, University of London, will take home a major award for his research in gastroenterology this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
25, September , 2009
The outstanding achievements of Professor Andrew Lister have been recognised by The European Society for Medical Oncology.
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.
24, September , 2009
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have made an important discovery in understanding what causes arteries to clog up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2, October , 2009
A research clinician from Queen Mary, University of London has just been elected President of the British Hypertension Society.
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.
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*.
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.
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’.
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 .
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.
22, October , 2009
A Queen Mary academic has been awarded a prestigious British Science Association Fellowship in recognition for her dedication to communicating science.
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.