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Engineered therapy for blood clotting disorder could replace potentially harmful plasma infusions 14 September 2017

An investigational treatment that mimics a key clotting enzyme is effective, safe, and may one day eliminate the need for blood products for people with a life-threatening blood disease, according to a study published today.

World Alzheimer’s Month: Q+A with Dr Jonathan Schott 12 September 2017

The BRC spoke with Dr Jonathan Schott, consultant neurologist and dementia researcher from the UCL Institute of Neurology about detection, trends and the future for Alzheimer’s disease during World Alzheimer’s Month.

Premature births breakthrough: researchers discover potential way to heal ruptures in membrane that surrounds a fetus in the womb 7 September 2017

Researchers have found a potential way of preventing premature births by healing unwanted ruptures in the delicate membrane that surrounds a fetus in the womb.

Novel device implanted in the neck significantly lowers dangerously high blood pressure 5 September 2017

A device implanted in one of the major blood vessels in the neck has been shown to significantly lower dangerously high blood pressure in a trial group of patients, according to research published in The Lancet.

First prostate cancer patient scanned using hyperpolarised MRI 31 August 2017

A University College Hospital patient has been diagnosed with prostate cancer using a hyperpolarised MRI scan earlier this month, as part of a UCL trial looking to develop more accurate and personalised treatment for cancer.

UCLH one of country's most research active trusts 4 August 2017

UCLH is one of the top ten NHS trusts in the country for its research activities, according to latest figures published by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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