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The debilitating behaviours and all-consuming thoughts which affect people with severe obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) could be significantly improved with targeted deep brain stimulation, according to a new UCL-led study.
UCLH and UCL researchers have begun to test whether a new drug can improve hearing in patients with hearing loss, after completing a study on the safety and tolerability of the drug in 15 patients.
A second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1 – the most widespread form of HIV – after ceasing treatment, reports a paper led by researchers at UCL and Imperial College London.
The BRC will form part of a new centre to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to healthcare, and healthcare to AI.
UCL researcher Prof Shonit Punwani is set to lead a cross-institutional (UCL and Cambridge) £2.3m Cancer Research UK 5-year Programme set to develop new imaging techniques for the assessment of prostate cancer.
Researchers running a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) prevention trial exceeded their patient recruitment target, despite the challenge of recruiting people who are only at risk of RA, rather than those who already have the disease.