Blood thinners may raise stroke risk in over-65s with kidney disease

Older people may be increasing their stroke risk by taking anticoagulants for an irregular heartbeat if they also have chronic kidney disease, says new research.

 

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Meet the researcher: Dr Ayesha Ahmad on the trauma of war

In Meet the Researcher - a series of interviews about inspirational and thought provoking academic research at St George’s, University of London - researchers explain their work and its impact on society.

19 February 2018

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Smokers wishing to cut down sought for new medical study

Researchers are looking for volunteer smokers who wish to cut down their smoking for a new study which is designed to establish best ways to help reduce smoking.

8 February 2018

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Experts aim to prevent deaths from heart problems in sport

Medical researchers will join forces with leaders of football and sports to discover ways to prevent deaths from undiagnosed sudden cardiac issues.

23 January 2017

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People with diabetes face increased risk of infections and death

Diabetes patients have an increased risk of suffering serious infections or death compared to the general public, new research has shown.

25 January 2018

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