10, January , 2018
At least 61 per cent of people who try their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests an analysis of survey data by Queen Mary University of London.
11, January , 2018
Patients with an aggressive form of leukaemia, currently ineligible for any type of targeted therapy, may in fact benefit from new drugs, according to new research by Queen Mary University of London.
16, January , 2018
Rising accident and emergency attendance rates are driven by patients’ long term health conditions, and are not related to lack of GP provision, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London of more than 800,000 patients in east London.
15, January , 2018
A study of families with rare blood sugar conditions has revealed a new gene thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin, the key hormone in diabetes.
18, January , 2018
Screening the entire population for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations, as opposed to just those at high-risk of carrying this mutation, is cost effective and could prevent more ovarian and breast cancers than the current approach, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.
25, January , 2018
A flu-like virus has now been used in experiments to successfully inhibit the growth of pancreatic cancer, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London.
31, January , 2018
There is no need for an upper limit of folate intake, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London and the School of Advanced Study, University of London.
5, February , 2018
Millions of unapproved antibiotics are being sold in India, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle University.
6, February , 2018
An international study, led by Queen Mary University of London and funded with a £5 million grant from Cancer Research UK, has been launched to answer the final questions before aspirin is recommended to reduce cancer risk.
7, February , 2018
Queen Mary University of London has partnered with four other London universities - UCL, Imperial College London, King's College London and The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - in a new initiative to transform health through data science.
8, February , 2018
The vapour from e-cigarettes seems to help pneumonia-causing bacteria stick to the cells that line the airways, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.
14, February , 2018
A new survey by Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) based at Queen Mary University of London’s Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, has found that popular Valentine’s readymade meals are very high in salt, calories, fat and sugar.
15, February , 2018
Commercially-available prognostic breast cancer tests show significant variation in their abilities to predict disease recurrence, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London of nearly 800 postmenopausal women.
20, February , 2018
Graham Davis is Professor of 3D X-ray Imaging at Queen Mary’s Institute of Dentistry. In this blog post, he describes his team’s work in helping the BBC to restore a lost episode of the Morecambe and Wise Show from a disintegrated film reel, as featured in the latest episode of BBC Click.
22, February , 2018
Beetroot may reduce the risk of kidney failure in patients having a heart x-ray, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.
23, February , 2018
UK health ministers shared the news of an upcoming funding boost to brain tumour research, during a visit to laboratories at Queen Mary University of London this week.
1, March , 2018
Thousands of children with oral pain are being taken by parents to pharmacies and non-dental health services, including A&E, instead of their dentist, and could be costing NHS England £2.3 million a year, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.
5, March , 2018
The painkiller aspirin appears to reduce the risk of stroke and death in patients with the most deadly form of tuberculosis, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (Vietnam), Western General Hospital and University of Oxford.
8, March , 2018
Cardiovascular disease patients have lower levels of an important family of protective molecules in their blood in the morning, which could be increasing their risk of blood clots and heart attacks at those times, according to early research led by Queen Mary University of London.
9, March , 2018
Women who use menopausal hormone therapy appear to have a heart structure and function that is linked to a lower risk of heart failure, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.
12, March , 2018
Over a half of stroke patients require a degree of help with taking medicine and a sizeable minority say they do not receive as much assistance as they need, according a study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and University of Cambridge.
13, March , 2018
A new survey by Action on Salt, based at Queen Mary University of London, has exposed the alarming amounts of salt found in both Chinese takeaways and Chinese ready meals sold by some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets.
14, March , 2018
Hand grip strength could be used as a simple measure of heart health, according to new research led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London.
21, March , 2018
Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy compared to those without the condition, according to a major international study led by Queen Mary University of London of over 300,000 women across 29 countries.
23, March , 2018
A new drug is the first to slow the progression of disability in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis – a severe form of the disease for which there is currently no treatment to prevent progression.
23, March , 2018
A new health promotion tool has been launched to inform people about latent tuberculosis (TB) and engage migrant communities with local NHS testing and treatment.
26, March , 2018
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London has been allocated an additional 32 new places for medical students, which will provide new opportunities for students from the local area.
26, March , 2018
Dr Ruairi Robertson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London, has been selected to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Germany.
28, March , 2018
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London will join a UK-wide effort to drive the development of new treatments for children and young people with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and its associated eye-inflammation condition, uveitis.
18, April , 2018
Queen Mary University of London PhD student Daisy Thompson-Lake and artist Emma Allen have created a film which illustrates what happens in the brain during depression.
20, April , 2018
Construction has begun on ‘Neuron Pod’ - a striking 23-metre long and 10-metre high free-standing structure which will be used as an informal science learning centre at Queen Mary University of London’s Whitechapel campus.
1, May , 2018
A new review by Action on Salt, based at Queen Mary University of London, has challenged previous studies that cast doubt on the importance of reducing salt intake on public health.
2, May , 2018
High dose vitamin D supplements improve weight gain and the development of language and motor skills in malnourished children, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London and University of the Punjab, Pakistan.
9, May , 2018
Queen Mary University of London has received funding from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) to advise researchers on how to develop high quality research proposals.
11, May , 2018
Queen Mary University of London has appointed four postdoctoral research fellows to its new Rutherford Academy of Population Genomics and Health Data Science, funded by the Medical Research Council and UK Research and Innovation’s Rutherford Fund.