Major new study examines the health legacy of the London Olympic Village

The first stage of the ENABLE London project, which is studying the effect of the living environment on people’s activity levels and bodies, has been outlined today in a paper published in BMJ Open.

Worldwide study reveals new genes for heart function

The way the heart muscle functions appears to be much more complex than previously assumed.

New immunotherapy treatment could lead to better, cheaper results for pancreatic cancer

A new immunotherapy treatment has shown dramatic results in treating advanced pancreatic cancer, a deadly cancer that has seen little progress in treatment over the last 20 years.

Modifying ECG guidelines could result in cheaper cardiac evaluations for athletes

A new study is holding out the possibility of more affordable electrocardiograph screening evaluations for young athletes.

Further Education College students to be offered rapid STI testing and on-site treatment

Rates of chlamydia are as high as eight per cent in sexually active students at some London further education colleges. A new trial will aim to diagnose infections within 90 minutes and provide immediate on-site antibiotic treatment.