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.

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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.

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Experts tackling deadly tuberculosis say thousands are dying of the curable disease each day

Researchers from across the world who are tackling the deadly bacterial disease tuberculosis (TB) attended a symposium at St George’s, University of London to discuss the way forward in treatment and prevention.

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New hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering severe pain in hands

Researchers have undertaken the world’s first drug trial aiming to tackle the pain caused by osteoarthritis in patients’ hands.

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Childhood obesity levels are highest among South Asians

Childhood obesity levels in UK are highest among South Asian children, according to new research that completely changes the current understanding of the link between ethnicity and weight status in young people.

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