Fears that people with high blood pressure are more at risk from severe Covid-19 have been laid to rest, thanks to research involving UCLH.
Elevated risk of Parkinson’s disease among people with type 2 diabetes appears to be reduced by some medications used to treat their diabetes, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
Researchers have reported for the first time on a patient who developed sudden irreversible hearing loss after being hospitalised for Covid-19.
UCLH has recruited the first patient to a trial that will look at whether giving blood plasma to patients hospitalised with severe Covid-19 infection can reduce illness severity and mortality.
UCLH is the first site to recruit a patient to a national urgent public health study analysing viral genomic data in real time to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in hospitals.
Researchers have identified an immune response detectable in the blood of patients with Covid-19 that could be used to determine whether a patient with the virus will develop severe lung complications.
UCLH’s long Covid-19 clinic was featured on BBC News and ITV News this week.
UCLH will be part of a first-of-its kind clinical trial, led by scientists at UCL, that will evaluate the use of ‘real time’ viral genomic data to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within hospitals.
Professor Olga Ciccarelli will deliver the MS Society’s fifth Annual Stop MS lecture online on Wednesday 7 October.
Almost 80% of people with sudden loss of smell or taste tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies, finds a new study by researchers at UCL and UCLH.
A feature in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine has shone a spotlight on the experience of the UCLH and UCL team that worked with Mercedes F1 engineers to develop a life-saving breathing aid at the height of the pandemic.
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.
Almost 5,000 people have been recruited to Covid-19 research studies at UCLH since the pandemic began, with recruitment to studies continuing.
UCLH and UCL researchers featured prominently in AI in Health and Care Awards announced by NHSX and the NHR this week.
Elderly patients suffering the most common type of heart attack may benefit from more invasive treatment, new research involving UCLH has shown.