Fat disorder’s genetic cause to be researched to help future generations

A chronic condition that causes excessive fat to accumulate in the hips and legs and increases the likelihood of associated health problems will be examined by researchers to find out what genetic defects cause it.

Simplifying malaria treatment could help children and save nursing time, says new research

One child dies from malaria every 30 seconds in Africa, but a new treatment strategy could help healthcare workers tackle the disease in a simpler way, research has revealed.

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Convenience stores firm McColl's fundraising supports research into sudden cardiac death

Staff and customers from convenience stores firm McColl’s Retail Group raised £209,500 during its Halloween charity campaign, which was donated to St George's to help with research into sudden cardiac death in young people.

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St George’s gains Top 200 place in world’s most international universities poll

St George’s, University of London, has been named in a new prestigious poll of the most internationally focused universities around the world.

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Overweight young people can avoid diabetes risk if they lose weight early enough, says new research

Obese young people can still turn their chances of developing life threatening illness around if they change before middle age, says new research.

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