Quitting smoking could do more than just stop further damage to the lungs. It could also allow new, healthy cells to actively replenish the lining of our airways which could protect against cancer, according to UCL, UCLH and Wellcome Sanger Institute researchers funded by Cancer Research UK.
Results of a clinical trial in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) in which 3 different drugs were tested at the same time, instead of 1 by 1 by 1 have been published.
Scientists have shown a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis (TB) three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save countless lives.
BRC deafness and hearing problems researchers will work in partnership with a unique medicines discovery collaboration launched today to fast-track development of treatments for hearing loss and tinnitus.
First-time marathon runners who trained for and completed a marathon saw their blood pressure go down and developed more elastic arteries – equivalent to a 4-year reduction in their ‘arterial age’ – according to a study by UCL and Barts Health NHS Trust.
UCLH today joined the UK Health Data Research Alliance.
A UCLH and UCL study has identified how a subset of immune cells are activated to kill cancerous cells, a finding in mice which could hold the key to new powerful therapies against cancer.
A new clinical trial investigating whether immunotherapy drug Ustekinumab could help to preserve insulin-producing cells in adolescents with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is now open at the NIHR UCLH Clinical Research Facility.
BRC Operations Manager Dr Sarah Watters reflects on the third BRC after-hours event in this blog.
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BRC Operations Manager Dr Louise English reflects on the success of the second BRC Lates event in this blog.
Collaborative research projects across the three UCL-linked BRCs which are applying artificial intelligence (AI) to complex problems in cancer, sepsis, hearing loss, neuromuscular diseases and emergency medicine will receive combined funding from the three BRCs to accelerate their progress.
People exposed to a lifetime of psychosocial adversity may have an impaired ability to produce the dopamine levels needed for coping with acutely stressful situations, according to a UCL-led study.
East London resident among first SUMMIT study participants to benefit from early lung cancer screening
77-year-old Bridget Barker from Hackney had successful robotic surgery to treat her lung cancer in August 2019. The cancer was discovered during a lung health check following an invitation from her GP, which was sent to her as part of the SUMMIT study.
Mouth cancer patients who have their neck glands removed at the same time as having the cancer removed from their mouth have a lower risk of death and tumour recurrence according to a study involving UCLH.