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Founders Factory has hired an ex-Imperial machine learning guru to support its startups

LONDON — Founders Factory, a company that aims to create and scale startups, has hired former Imperial College London researcher Jeffrey Ng as its chief scientist. At Founders Factory, Ng — who has cofounded several of his own software...Show More Summary

Geologists Find Evidence of a Real Brexit

"Without this dramatic breaching Britain would still be a part of Europe," says Sanjeev Gupta—and no, he's not talking about Brexit. In what he dubs "Brexit 1.0—the Brexit nobody voted for," the Imperial College London researcher reveals two massive floods were responsible for physically separating Britain from...

Study reveals how ulcer-inducing bacteria survive in the stomach

Scientists at The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with researchers at Imperial College London and Perth-based biotech Ondek Pty Ltd, have revealed new insights into the structure of an important biomolecule in Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers.

New experimental drug offers hope for menopausal women with frequent hot flushes

(Imperial College London) Women plagued by frequent hot flushes during the menopause could cut the number of flushes by almost three-quarters, thanks to a new drug compound.

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

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