London Marathon’s Medical Director advises runners to take extra care in soaring temperatures

The 38th London Marathon will be taking place this weekend in what could be the hottest event on record. 

19 April 2018

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Study investigates whether pregnant women are willing to go home after an induction

A study conducted by St George’s, University of London is discovering if pregnant women who need inductions will opt to go home after the process has been started in hospital. 

120 women are being recruited across two sites; St George’s Hospital in Tooting, and at the Medway Hospital in Kent. The study randomises low-risk women who have agreed to the process to either a new mechanical method, a trans-cervical balloon catheter; or to a pharmacological method, a Prostaglandin vaginal suppository.

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Genetic study could lead to new treatments for sufferers of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Research carried out by a consortium including St George’s, University of London has identified new genes for pulmonary arterial hypertension, which provides renewed hope for people affected with this incurable condition.

12 April 2018

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Top 8 tips on how to handle revision stress

Exam season is on its way and the Easter holidays mark the start of serious revision time. Whether you’re studying for A-Levels, IB, GCSEs, or uni finals, it can be a stressful time. But don’t let stress get the better of you! John Taggart, Head of Counselling at St George’s, University of London has put together a list of stress-busting tips.

12 April 2018

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St George's academics appointed to REF panels

Two St George’s academics have been appointed to panels for the next assessment of the quality of UK universities’ research, the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

11 April 2018

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