Discovery of new heart attack risk factor could save lives, research finds

Screening diabetes patients for damage to the blood vessels in their eyes, kidneys or nerves, could help doctors predict their risk of having a heart attack or stroke, new research has found.

St George's climbs in Guardian League Tables

St George's has climbed four places to a ranking of 24 for its medicine course in the Guardian's university league table.

Experts urge more research to discover how many babies die from antibiotic resistance

No one knows how many newborns are dying each year due to antibiotic resistant infections, because of a lack of funding to research the issue fully, Professor Mike Sharland from St George’s, University London said.

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.

Impact on athletes' hearts different for men and women, says study

A study by experts from St George’s, University of London showed that female athletes are less likely to experience changes to their heart as a result of endurance exercise compared to men. It also showed that sudden cardiac death occurs much more rarely in female athletes.

athletes using rowing machines