Potentially preventable hospital admissions for patients with intellectual disabilities revealed

People with intellectual disabilities are five times more likely to be admitted to hospital with potentially preventable conditions, new research shows.

6 October 2017

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Pregnant women asked to take part in a vaccine trial to tackle a severe baby disease

St George's, University of London is offering expectant mothers the chance to be among the first in the world to participate in a clinical trial aimed at protecting babies from an illness which can cause life threatening breathing problems.

 

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Cardiology Update – Meet the experts

This year’s Cardiology Update conference will be held on Friday November 3 at the Royal Society of Arts in central London.

The meeting is hosted by St George’s, University of London, principally by Professors Juan Carlos Kaski and John Camm of the university’s Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute.

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Parents with young children sought for flu vaccine study

Researchers at St George’s, University of London are calling for parents with children aged two years old this autumn to volunteer to take part in research looking at the effects of the nasal flu vaccine.  

2 October 2017

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Women in medicine exhibition to open at Royal College of Physicians

Principal Jenny Higham is featured in a new exhibition running at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) in London. The exhibition ‘Women in medicine: a celebration’ takes place from 3 October 2017 to 19 January 2018.

It features modern day female clinicians, representing their area of practice, paying tribute to women who were historically significant in the field of medicine.

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