Latest London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Stories
Starch-based intravenous (IV) fluids used by the NHS to treat seriously ill patients are causing unnecessary deaths.
The number of people in England adding salt to food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the five years following a national campaign.
Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have created a comic influenced by the Japanese manga style to help busy medical staff who treat patients suffering from bleeding.
Giving young children medicine once a month during the rainy season to protect them against malaria could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year in some areas of Africa.
Clinical trials are urgently needed to test a new treatment that could jointly tackle leading causes of death for babies in sub-Saharan Africa.
A new evaluation by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine of the physical rehabilitation response after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, finds that many hands didn't always make light work.
New research has found that treatment of hypertension has failed to improve in the last decade in the countries of the former Soviet Union.
Studies in monkeys are unlikely to provide reliable evidence for links between social status and heart disease in humans.
Research led by scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has exploited a revolutionary genetic technique to discover how human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) drugs target the parasite which causes the disease.
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