An expert in evaluating the impact of research on healthcare policy and practice has joined Kingston University and St George’s, University of London.
Patients with the most severe and dangerous form of chronic anorexia are more likely to make a significant improvement towards recovery and stay in therapy if traditional psychological treatments are re-focused from weight gain to quality of life issues.
Student researchers from across Europe will come to St George’s, University of London this month to present their work at its annual International Student Research Conference.
Leading obstetrics and gynaecology experts have honoured SGUL’s Professor Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran on his retirement.
Professor Hilary Tompsett has been appointed to the board of the College of Social Work, and highlights crucial role of the profession in climate of austerity
An expert in the palliative care of people with learning disabilities has taken up a new role at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London.
Eighteen fully funded studentships in London are being offered to NHS healthcare professionals this year to equip them for careers in clinical research.
A pioneering mobile device using cutting-edge nanotechnology to rapidly detect malaria infection and drug resistance will be ready for field testing this year, one year ahead of schedule.
Scientists have discovered how a protein within the malaria parasite is essential to its survival as it develops inside a mosquito.
Dogma among researchers exaggerates threat of resistance to best anti-malarial drugs, says malaria expert
Exaggeration over the extent of the malaria parasite’s resistance to the ‘wonder drugs’ artemisinins could jeopardise the fight against the disease, according to a leading expert.
World Malaria Day 2013, Thursday 25 April, SGUL public event launches 'Spotlight on science' series
The ‘legal high’ known as Benzo Fury may have stimulant as well as hallucinogenic effects according to new research
Researchers have identified a new disorder caused by a genetic mutation that leads to short sightedness and deafness.
St George’s, University of London researchers have been awarded £3.3million by the Medical Research Council to develop a new treatment for a deadly metabolic disorder.
The St George’s, University of London University Challenge team will be back in quarter-final action against New College, Oxford tonight (Monday 18 March).
Scientists have found a gene that, when mutated, is linked to a hereditary neurological disorder that causes mental dysfunction, immobility, seizure and a life expectancy of ten years.
Researchers from Kingston University and St George's, University of London are embarking on a study to explore the differences in satisfaction levels amongst older carers of stroke survivors from different ethnic groups.
The director of nursing of Health Education England has visited the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education to see some of the pioneering work being undertaken to recruit high-calibre nursing students.
The routine use of steroids to treat tuberculosis may help reduce deaths from all types of the disease, according to a new review of existing research.
New research provides early evidence that ‘good’ cholesterol may possess anti-aneurysm forming properties. In laboratory-based investigations, scientists found that increased levels of high-density lipoproteins (HDL), the so-called good cholesterol, blocked the development of aneurysms – dangerous ‘ballooning’ in the wall of a blood vessel – in the body’s largest artery, the aorta.
Annual deaths related to heroin and morphine are continuing to drop significantly, falling from 41 per cent of total drug-related deaths in the UK in 2010 to 32 per cent in 2011.
The St George’s, University of London University Challenge team has won the first of its quarter-final matches. It needs to win two quarter-final matches to secure a place in the semi-finals.
The St George’s University Challenge team will be poised with their fingers on the buzzer in next week’s show as they go head to head with Pembroke College, Cambridge, in the first round of the quarter-finals. The team needs to win two quarter-final matches to secure a place in the semi-finals.
Professor Peter Kopelman responds to the publication of the report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust public enquiry.
Doctors, nurses and healthcare managers must work together to address the issues highlighted in the independent report into the failures of care at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, according to a leading healthcare academic.
St George’s and Orphan Technologies enter licensing agreement to create new treatments for rare and deadly disorders
St George’s, University of London has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with rare-disease research-and-development firm Orphan Technologies Ltd to develop new therapies for deadly metabolic disorders.
New research shows that genetically modified tobacco plants can be used to produce safe protective antibodies against the deadly rabies virus.
Mike Sharland, professor of paediatric infectious diseases at St George’s, University of London, has been named as one of the country’s top four children’s doctors specialising in infectious disease by The Times newspaper.
Experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London have discovered new nurses' chances of getting a job may be affected by ethnicity, the areas in which they specialise and which university they attend.
The number of medications prescribed to a care home resident and the frequency of their contact with their GP are strong predictors of mortality in care homes shows research published today in Age & Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society.
Kingston and SGUL rehabilitation sciences expert helps point way to better use of allied health professionals
A new report has recommended ways in which allied health professionals can be used more effectively to improve clinical outcomes as well as research, education and training.
Extra student places for trainee paramedics have been made available on a London degree programme, and applications are now being invited.
The St George’s University Challenge team will be back on the show next Monday (1 April) to make their last bid for a place in the semi-final round of the competition in their third of three quarter-final matches.