(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.
(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.
(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.
(Imperial College London) Scientists have uncovered a method for improving short-term working memory, by stimulating the brain with electricity to synchronize brain waves.
(Imperial College London) Researchers have mapped how the malaria drug mefloquine works, providing a route to make effective alternatives and combat rising drug resistance.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(Imperial College London) Cholesterol-lowering drugs used alongside chemotherapy have no effect on treatment outcomes for lung cancer patients, according to a new study.
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
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.
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....
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
(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.
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
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...
(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
(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.
(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.