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immunostaining visualising the endothelium of a mouse aorta New study identifies the key role Neuropilin-1 plays in the prevention of cardiovascular disease
23 May 2023

Research from Queen Mary University of London, published today in the journal Science Signaling, provides new insights into the prevention of cardiovascular disease by shedding light on the previously unknown role of the protein Neuropilin-1.


Previous cancer linked to long term heightened risk of cardiovascular disease
21 April 2023

UK Biobank study suggests a greater risk for blood and breast cancer survivors.

An immunological basis of chronic widespread pain in fibromyalgia
19 April 2023

In a new study researchers from Queen Mary University of London demonstrate that neutrophils cause chronic widespread pain in fibromyalgia.

Heart 150 Queen Mary researcher receives major funding award
30 March 2023

Philip Eaton, Professor of Cardiovascular Biochemistry at Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded €2.5 million by the European Research Council (ERC) to help tackle cardiovascular disease.

Model of human heart.Model of a heart. Photo by Kenny Eliason on Unsplash. Largest ever genetic study of QRS-T angles may improve risk prediction for cardiovascular disease
14 March 2023

A team of international researchers have performed the largest genetic analyses to date of electrocardiogram (ECG) measures associated with cardiovascular disease.

Healthcare professionals Study reveals how changes in workplace support and leadership training can improve mental health and reduce burnout in healthcare professionals
28 February 2023

Amongst healthcare professionals, the feeling of being supported in the workplace can protect them against adverse mental health and burnout, according to a new study published in CMAJ Open by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and medical staff at various hospitals across the UK.

Review calls for a refreshed look at clinical approach to heart muscle disorder
9 February 2023

A global review of left ventricular non-compaction has called for future efforts to better understand the features of excessive trabeculation in the heart. 

UK’s first Semmelweis statue unveiled at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
18 January 2023

Queen Mary University of London and Embassy of Hungary in London mark the 204th birthday of Hungarian obstetrician responsible for identifying the cause of puerperal fever.

Nurse taking patient's blood pressure. Ten-minute scan enables detection and cure of the commonest cause of high blood pressure
16 January 2023

Doctors at Queen Mary University of London and Barts Hospital, and Cambridge University Hospital, have led research using a new type of CT scan to light up tiny nodules in a hormone gland and cure high blood pressure by their removal. The nodules are discovered in one-in-twenty people with high blood pressure.

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