Latest King's College London Stories
Stroke is the leading cause of death in people over 65 in low- and middle-income countries.
A team of UK researchers claims to have put forth the first ever experimental evidence in support of a long-standing theory about how biological patterns such as a leopard's spots or a tiger's stripes are formed.
Scientists at King's College London and the National Diabetes Centre (Sri Lanka) have found evidence of a high number of risk factors for type 2 diabetes among the young urban population in Sri Lanka.
Tuberculosis patients may receive treatments in the future according to what version they have of a single 'Goldilocks' gene.
The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) last Thursday unveiled the WADA accredited anti-doping laboratory, which will operate during the London 2012 Games.
Treating 'brain tsunamis' or 'killer waves' could stop many victims of major head injury from suffering additional brain damage, a study published in Lancet Neurology has found.
Researchers from King's College London have produced the first animal product-free clinical grade human embryonic stem cell lines.
Stem cell scientists at King's College London will today (Tuesday 6 December) announce they have submitted to the UK Stem Cell Bank (UKSCB) their first clinical grade human embryonic stem (hES) cell lines that are free from animal-derived products, known as 'xeno-free' stem cells.
Researchers at King's College London have discovered how one of the most common household painkillers works, which could pave the way for less harmful pain relief medications to be developed in the future.
Scientists have developed a rapid method that can be used to simultaneously screen patients for a range of genetic and acquired clinical conditions from a single dried blood spot.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.