School of Public Health
14 Feb 2012
Patients’ ratings of hospitals tally with objective measures of the hospital’s performance - News release
05 May 2011
New research has shed light on the origins of a fungal infection which is one of the major causes of death from AIDS-related illnesses - News
27 Apr 2011
Patients admitted to hospital with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face a sixfold greater risk of death if they become infected with Clostridium difficile, a new study has found - News release
Imperial researchers have identified a gene that appears to play a role in regulating how much alcohol people drink - News release
High levels of “good” HDL cholesterol predict a substantial reduction in the risk of bowel cancer...
The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI), a unit in the School of Public Health (DIDE) has attracted a donation of £500K from a private donor for their work on treating Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa.
Five new genetic variants linked to heart disease have been identified in a meta-analysis of four large genome-wide association studies, published in Nature Genetics this week.
Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with higher blood pressure, according to a study of over 2,500 people reported in the journal Hypertension.
A new School of Public Health that aims to address the major global health challenges of the 21st century is being launched at Imperial College London today.
Mathematical models predict that some policy interventions might not be best employed at the start of an epidemic.
The big drop in the numbers of people infected with HIV in Zimbabwe is because of mass social change, driven by fear of infection, according to an international study reported in PLoS Medicine.
Study shows western high-income countries have achieved impressive progress in lowering hypertension and cholesterol- News Release
Study will help researchers model how epidemics spread and how interventions such as school closures can contain outbreaks- News Release
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