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Using pedometers in a short term walking programme boosts long-term activity

Experts have found that people who use pedometers to count their steps as part of a 12-week walking programme, can have a healthier, more active lifestyle three to four years later.


International Women's Day 2018: Leanne's Amazing Medics

For over a century International Women’s Day has commemorated the achievements of women across the globe. Falling on 8 March annually, the theme of International Women’s Day 2018 is to Press For Progress and push for social and economic parity between the genders. To celebrate the day, Queen’s Young Leader Award winner and current St George’s third year Medicine student Leanne Armitage tells us her story.

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International Women's Day: women medics and the First World War

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, Carly Manson, Archivist, Archives & Special Collections, looks back at some of the pioneering women of the past who broke down gender barriers, fighting for an education to become medics during the First World War.

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Medics’ love potion leads to 50-year marriage

Alumni couple Judy and Stephen Kane met in 1965 at St George’s and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last year with a “mega party”. To mark Valentine’s Day, here they reminisce about how they met, their medical careers, and how they manage family life.

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St George’s student athletics club makes history

The Students' Union athletics club won United Hospitals Athletics Championships shield on Saturday 25 November.

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St George’s, University of London ranked third for producing most psychiatrists

St George’s has ranked joint third for creating psychiatrists in the country.

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Top 10 Tooting attractions revealed

Authentic food, a vibrant market and easy access to green spaces are just some of the attractions Tooting has to offer.

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St George’s strongest in world for research influence

St George’s, University of London, has been ranked the best in the world for the second year running for the quality of citations for research influence in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2018.

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The Class of 2017 share their stories

The St George’s, University of London Graduation 2017 saw 521 graduates join the next generation of scientists and healthcare professionals as they received their degree at our annual ceremony. The presentation took place at London’s Barbican Centre on 20 July.

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New Chair of Council champions positive future for St George’s, University of London

Michael Draper has been appointed the new Chairman of Council which is St George’s, University of London’s governing body.

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Heart problems more likely if you grow up in a working class family, says new research

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.

Men could be spared unnecessary treatment for prostate cancer with new detection method

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.

Multiple STIs could be detected with researchers developing a single 30 minute test

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.