Are YOU beach body ready?

Do we all have an inner deity that we’d like to be? Do we need to confront our fleshy truths?

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Inaugural lectures include impact of stress on hearts

The new series of inaugural lectures continues on 1 July with two short lectures from Professor Gill Cockerill and Professor Abhiram Prasad.

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Ebola - did we get it right? - Spotlight on Science free public event

Medicine and medical research are full of moral and ethical dilemmas. Join Dr Carwyn Hooper and a team of healthcare professionals and researchers at St George’s, University of London as they describe the questions they faced when helping to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Sugar – delicious but dangerous? - Free public event

Sugar; is it a dangerous white powder we should completely cut from our diet? Or are claims that it causes obesity, diabetes, and heart disease overstated?
Was the 1972 opinion that sugar is “pure, white and deadly” close to the truth, or has that initial idea been exploited by those with a personal anti-sugar agenda? Is the sugar found naturally in fruits and juices any different to the sugar we add to our food?

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Is hygiene really healthy? - Spotlight on Science free public event

Allergic diseases like asthma and hay fever are on the rise.  Scientists at St George’s, University of London are at the forefront of understanding why this might be. Come and learn about how modern lifestyles and our growing quest for hygiene contribute to allergies.

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