New BMI readings for children of different ethnicities

New research has produced adjusted Body Mass Index (BMI) values that, for the first time, accurately reflect ethnic minority children’s physical makeup.

22 March 2017


More than three hours of screen time for children linked to diabetes risk factors, study shows

Daily screen time of three or more hours is linked to several risk factors associated with the development of diabetes in children, according to a study by St George’s, University of London.

15 March 2017

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“Now it’s assumed that women can do it, rather than they can’t” – an interview with our Principal

On International Women’s Day, Professor Jenny Higham, Principal of St George’s, University of London shares her thoughts about women in leadership roles at universities.

8 March 2017


“Let your voice be heard”: celebrating International Women's Day 2017

On International Women’s Day, we asked some of our researchers and teachers to pass on their thoughts about opportunities in science and medicine for women.

7 March 2017


Doctors begin new clinical trial treating cancer with 70p malaria drug

Experts from St George’s University of London, and St George’s Hospital have joined forces to investigate whether a common and cheap malaria drug can be used also against cancer.

7 March 2017