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Latest London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Stories

2011-03-24 14:21:18

Current rules requiring researchers to obtain consent for patients to take part in clinical trials in emergency situations are causing life-threatening delays to treatment.

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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.

2011-02-02 01:21:16

Two separate studies – carried out in Burkina Faso and Mali– have found that combining intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children (IPTc) with insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) can substantially reduce the incidence of severe malaria.

2010-09-17 13:40:56

Health experts will today call for a greater prioritization and targeting of aid to save the lives of mothers, newborns, and children in poor countries.

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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).

2010-04-21 14:40:45

The largest ever trial of fish oil supplements has found no evidence that they offer benefits for cognitive function in older people.

2010-04-19 13:41:34

Scientists investigating ovale malaria, a form of the disease thought to be caused by a single species of parasite, have confirmed that the parasite is actually two similar but distinct species which do not reproduce with each other.

2010-01-19 17:53:05

Recruiters from the British Regular Army visit London's poorest schools most often, new research from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine shows.

2009-12-11 14:22:09

20 mph traffic speed zones reduce casualties by 41.9% with the greatest reduction in child casualties.

2009-10-15 12:10:51

People are more likely to wash their hands when they have been shamed into it, according to a study by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.


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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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