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Fledgling stars try to prevent their neighbors from birthing planets

(Imperial College London) Stars don't have to be massive to evaporate material from around nearby stars and affect their ability to form planets, a new study suggests.

New 'gene silencer' drug reduce cholesterol by over 50 percent

(Imperial College London) The first in a new class of gene-silencing drugs, known as inclisiran, has been shown to halve cholesterol levels in patients at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Study suggests new drug alongside statins can significantly cut cholesterol

(Imperial College London) A new class of cholesterol-lowering drug has been found to help patients cut their risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and heart attack.

Buzzing the brain with electricity can boost working memory

(Imperial College London) Scientists have uncovered a method for improving short-term working memory, by stimulating the brain with electricity to synchronize brain waves.

Atomic map of malaria drug gives it new life

(Imperial College London) Researchers have mapped how the malaria drug mefloquine works, providing a route to make effective alternatives and combat rising drug resistance.

Drug used to treat weak bones associated with micro-cracks

(Imperial College London) A type of drug used to treat weak bones is associated with an increased risk of 'micro-cracks' in bone, according to new research.

Early warning signs might have been missed in one in six heart attack deaths in England

(Imperial College London) Heart attack symptoms might have been missed in many patients admitted to hospital, according to a study on all heart attack hospital admissions and deaths in England.

£1m grant to investigate how cultural pursuits affect health and wellbeing

(Imperial College London) A joint venture between the Royal College of Music and Imperial was awarded £1 million for a new research project on the arts and health.

Statins do not benefit patients with lung cancer, new study shows

(Imperial College London) Cholesterol-lowering drugs used alongside chemotherapy have no effect on treatment outcomes for lung cancer patients, according to a new study.

Average life expectancy on the rise – but the US lags behind

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Drawing on long-term data on mortality and longevity, researchers from the Imperial College London and the World Health Organization (WHO) have predicted the average life expectancies for people in 35 countries born in 2030. Residents...Show More Summary

Now Experts Say You Should Eat 10 Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day

Researchers at Imperial College London analyzed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake and concluded that five-a-day is good, but ten is better.

There's a New Recommended Daily Quota for Fruits, Veggies

If you've struggled to meet the World Health Organization's five-a-day fruits and veggies recommendation, you may want to reassess your consumption strategy. An Imperial College London study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has found that doubling the current suggestion to 10 servings a day could stave off 7....

Brits told to eat 10 fruit and veg a day, Twitter goes into utter meltdown

Britain is in meltdown today after new research revealed we should be eating ten portions of fruit and veg a day to cut the risk of early death. The study by Imperial College London analysed all available research on populations worldwide. Show More Summary

Up to 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day may prevent 7.8 million premature deaths

(Imperial College London) A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.This is the finding of new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, which analyzed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake.

U.S. Will Have Lowest Life Expectancy Among All Industrialized Nations By 2030

Last among the world's industrialized nations. And that's with the Affordable Care Act in place. What happens with the Republicans completely destroy what's left of the social safety net? Source: BBC Imperial College London and the World...Show More Summary

South Korean Women on Brink of Longevity Milestone

Life expectancy is expected to climb dramatically in most developed countries by 2030—just not in the United States. Using 21 mathematical models, scientists at Imperial College London and the WHO predict females born in the US in 2030 will live an average of 83 years compared to 81 in...

Average life expectancy set to increase by 2030

(Imperial College London) Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 -- and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new research. The study, led by scientists from Imperial College London in collaboration...Show More Summary

MS treatment that 'resets' immune system may halt disease progression for at least 5 years

(Imperial College London) A type of treatment for multiple sclerosis that 'resets' the immune system may stop progression of the disease in nearly half of patients.In a new study, led by Imperial College London, the treatment prevented symptoms of severe disease from worsening for five years, in 46 percent of patients.

Online-only pharmacies that don't require prescriptions could fuel antibiotic resistance

(Imperial College London) Scientists have found that antibiotics are illegally available without prescription on 45 percent of online pharmacy websites surveyed, in a study out today.

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