Latest London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Stories

2011-04-05 14:28:17

Taking statins could help prevent people dying from pneumonia, according to a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

2011-03-18 07:55:00

Despite what has been dubbed an obesity epidemic, life expectancy throughout Europe is on the rise, according to researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

2011-02-01 17:27:44

Think of your genome as a dynamic outdoor sculpture.

2011-01-19 10:35:00

Healthy people may derive no benefit from taking cholesterol-lowering statins, according to a review of previous studies.

2010-08-11 11:25:00

Colder weather caused by global climate change could lead to more heart attacks than ever before, according to a new study published Tuesday in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

2010-07-12 12:46:13

A controversial new study, commissioned by the Royal Society of the United Kingdom, will analyze how population growth will impact sustainable development and the economy, according to a statement release by the organization on Monday.

2010-06-15 13:50:00

According to a paper published on Tuesday by The Lancet, an easy-to-use blood-clotting drug that costs just a few dollars can save up to 100,000 lives each year from road accidents and violence.

2009-11-02 07:30:00

ACTwatch, a research project led by PSI, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, released evidence today that indicates that artemisinin combination therapy, the most effective medicines for treating malaria, continue to have a significantly low presence on the market among populations considered to be most at risk.

2009-07-29 10:00:00

Organic foods have no more nutritional value than their non-organic counterparts, according to a new report from the UK-based Food Standards Agency.

2008-12-09 14:18:58

British researchers, reporting success with malaria vaccine trials, are calling for the next phase of development -- a broader vaccination base. Experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said the trial has proven successful among infants and toddlers in Tanzania and Kenya, the school reported in a news release.

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