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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).

Diabetes drug could be disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson’s 4 August 2017

A drug commonly used to treat diabetes could be a disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson’s disease, BRC-supported research suggests.

Neuroscience research at UCL bolstered by £29m grant 14 July 2017

A team led by BRC supported Professor Michael Hanna has won a £28,850,000 award to support the improvement of UCL’s research facilities, enabling UCL to deliver on its aim to create the world’s leading translational neuroscience environment.