Scientists find abnormality in malaria parasites that may help tackle drug resistance

A chance discovery by scientists may provide new ways to tackle the parasite responsible for malaria.

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The UK's first university-based paramedic virtual reality training centre opens

A new clinical simulation centre that can emulate scenes such as a nightclub fire or roadside crash to train the next generation of paramedics has been opened by Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting.

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Crowdfunding campaign for a clinical trial of malaria drug that may help cancer raises £50,000 target

Generous members of the public have raised £50,000 for a crowd funding project so researchers at St George’s, University of London, and St George’s Hospital, can investigate whether the malaria drug can have a positive effect on colorectal cancer.

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Nearly one in five oral penicillin doses given to children in NHS hospitals may be too high or too low

Researchers say that many children may be getting an inappropriate dose of antibiotics, as doctors use guidelines that just use age, not weight, when choosing the dose of drugs.

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New funding scheme for PhD students

Funding for a programme of prestigious studentships has been awarded to St George’s in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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