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Medicine

New Drug Target To Control Onset Of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

UCL researchers have discovered a new checkpoint that prevents a certain type of cell death from occurring.

Search To Uncover Genetic Secrets Of Sarcoma

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

Sarcoma Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership (GeCIP), aims to find answers to some of the most fundamental questions about this type of cancer.

Freeze-dried Polio Vaccine Could Save Up To 1.5 Million Lives Per Year

Posted in Medicine on 1st Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

The highly infectious disease, which causes lifelong paralysis and disability mostly in young children, is a fading memory in many places.

Anti-aging Compounds Targeting Alzheimers Move Closer To Human Trials

Posted in Medicine on 17th Nov, 2018
by Alex Muller

It's hoped two new compounds on the cusp of human trials could combat Alzheimer's disease by slowing the body's aging processes.

Glowing Chemical 'could Aid Brain Cancer Surgery'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2018
by Alex Muller

A chemical that makes brain tumours glow pink could help surgeons to remove the cancer safely, a trial suggests.