People who grew up in working class families are more likely to suffer heart problems later in life even if their own socioeconomic status changes, says new research.
Researchers are working to find a way to determine how serious prostate cancer is when first diagnosed to avoid unnecessary treatments, which can cause life long side effects and even death.
One test that could detect four of the most common sexually transmitted infections in 30 minutes and allow them to be rapidly treated, will be developed by St George’s, University of London and diagnostics company Atlas Genetics.
St George’s, University of London, is ranked best in the world when measured for the quality of citations or research influence in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2015-16 which looks at universities’ role in spreading new knowledge and ideas.
Patients who have emergency surgery on the weekend are 11 per cent more likely to die in the 30 days after the operation, compared to people treated on weekdays, new research has found.
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