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PTSD may double risk of dementia

A study supported by the NIHR UCLH Biomedical Research Centre carried out at UCL has found that people who have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are up to twice as likely to develop dementia later in life.  
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Prestigious international infectious diseases award for UCLH consultant

UCLH Biomedical Research Centre supported Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician Professor Sir Alimuddin (Ali) Zumla has been awarded the 2020 Mahathir Science Award, the most prestigious international science award presented in recognition for the best scientific work in solving priority health problems in the tropics.
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Team behind life-saving breathing aid win prestigious engineering award

A team at UCLH, UCL and Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains who developed a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) breathing aid now used in hospitals across the UK have received an award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for exceptional services during a pandemic.