Latest King's College London Stories

2010-11-09 14:09:52

The preservation of a protein found in particular synapses in the brain plays a key role in protecting against vascular dementia after a stroke.

2010-11-01 11:39:30

A study of 40,000 Norwegians found that people who regularly exercise during their free time are less likely to have symptoms of depression and anxiety.

2010-10-18 17:30:40

Genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to psoriasis are reported in five papers published online this week in Nature Genetics.

2010-09-21 11:44:48

A landmark report on the Global Economic Impact of Dementia finds that Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are exacting a massive toll on the global economy, with the problem set to accelerate in coming years.

2010-09-15 17:19:19

Experts from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Transplantation at King's College London, based at Guy's Hospital, have revealed exciting new scientific developments for people with an organ transplant, intended to help prevent rejection of the new organ and extend its life.

2010-08-25 01:51:14

First randomized controlled trial demonstrates patients do not benefit from routine balloon pumping during high-risk angioplasty.

2010-08-11 11:47:15

Doctors may eventually be using a 15-minute brain scan to cheaply and accurately test for autism.

2010-05-29 08:55:00

British researchers said Friday that prescribing heroin to addicts who cannot kick the habit helps them stay off street drugs.

2010-02-08 06:25:00

Scientists announced Sunday they have identified for the first time definitive variants associated with biological ageing in humans.

2010-01-06 11:39:37

New UK research, published today in PLoS ONE, has not reproduced previous findings that suggested Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may be linked to a recently discovered virus.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".