Regular take-aways linked to increase risk of heart disease in children

Children who regularly eat take-away meals may be increasing their risk factors for heart disease, suggests new research.

13 December 2017

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Experts discover ways to tackle drug resistant parasites that cause the killer disease malaria

A new analysis of all relevant previously published clinical data shows how parasites causing malaria become resistant to a commonly used treatment for malaria in travellers.

11 December 2017

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Volunteering the kindness of strangers

Helping people handle grief is a topic close to the heart of Dr Katherine Joekes, Head of Clinical Communication at St George’s. As well as training future doctors to deliver bad news, she also dedicates her Thursday afternoons to helping bereaved people cope with their loss through her work with the charity Cruse Bereavement Care (Cruse).

 

Volunteering

Meet the researcher: How is the battle against HIV/AIDS going?

In the first of a series of articles called Meet the researcher, highlighting the research at St George’s, University of London, Dr Qinxue Hu, Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Infection & Immunity, discusses his work and marks World AIDS Day which happens each year on December 1.

11 December 2017

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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.

The win is significant as it is the first time that St George’s has come top in the competition since 1876, having done so in the 150th year of the competition. This is the fourth ever win for St George’s at this event.

St George's athletics club