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2013-06-02 16:20:04

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Queen Mary 2 sails in New York tomorrow, Saturday 1 June 2013, she will be arriving on the 77th anniversary of the maiden call of the original Queen Mary in New York in 1936. It is interesting to compare the prices for these two voyages: Queen Mary Queen Mary 2 GBP18 10 shillings GBP1,199 Lead-in fare (Third Class Cabin) (inside Britannia...

2013-02-20 14:37:20

The high cost of medication, stigmatization and poor acceptance of their condition are causing young adults to take a dangerous approach to managing their asthma, according to new research published today in the journal BMJ Open. In the UK 5.4 million people are currently receiving treatment for asthma: 1.1 million children (one in 11) and 4.3 million adults (one in 12). There were 1,131 deaths from asthma in the UK in 2009. Most asthma deaths are preventable. Despite the availability...

2012-10-11 11:20:32

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for its renowned events, the iconic Queen Mary presents CHILL, an experience that will bring cheer, enchantment and cold temperatures to Southern California just in time for the holiday season. The only event of its kind on the West Coast, CHILL is a not-to-miss holiday event. Beginning Nov. 17, CHILL will offer a completely unique holiday experience featuring: The Ice Kingdom: Holiday-inspired scenes, made from more than...

2012-04-24 10:23:54

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening June 16, 2012, in association with breast cancer charity, Pink Ribbons Crusade, The Queen Mary(TM) will present "Diana: Legacy of a Princess," a priceless collection of evening gowns, dresses, personal accessories, photographs, heirlooms and other cherished memorabilia associated with Princess Diana and the Royal Family. Presented in a new gallery, the exhibition is a major undertaking by The Queen Mary and will further its...

2012-04-10 10:43:28

A new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London reveals the many difficulties faced by people with diabetes in self-managing their disease. People with diabetes have to invest a great deal of time and effort to manage their condition. This includes not only monitoring the level of sugar in their blood, organizing their medication and following a restrictive diet but also social challenges such as negotiating relatives' input and gaining access to doctors when they need to....

2012-02-17 11:05:09

Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London are aiming to improve the health of Londoners by combining a century-old mapping technique with up-to-the-minute technology. Using type 2 diabetes as their example, the researchers have compiled detailed maps of east London highlighting the geographical 'hotspots' of disease risk. The maps, which are published today in BMJ Open reveal startling similarities to the renowned 'poverty maps' created in the late 19th Century by Victorian...

2011-12-14 10:20:27

More than one baby in every 50 is born with a birth defect (congenital anomaly) according to the latest annual report by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers (BINOCAR) — significantly more common than previously reported estimates of around one in 80. The study — led by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) — is the most up-to-date and comprehensive of its kind,...

2011-11-04 23:10:00

Frontline GP staff help patients get the treatment they need GP receptionists play a major and important role in ensuring that patients get the correct treatments when they need them, according to a study published today (3 November) in the British Medical Journal. The new study, from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, flies in the face of popular opinion that receptionists act as a barrier to patients getting the treatment they need. The research focuses on how GP...

2011-09-12 14:25:06

A common chemotherapy drug has been successfully delivered to cancer cells inside tiny microparticles using a method inspired by our knowledge of how the human immune system works. The drug, delivered in this way, reduced ovarian cancer tumours in an animal model by 65 times more than using the standard method. This approach is now being developed for clinical use. The research was funded by, among others, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Follow-on Fund -...

2011-01-14 09:24:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Golin Harris for Cunard at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=bfa8fcd5-0b90-4d57-8bd1-99eac6881578# Riding the wave of America's love affair with all things Royal, Cunard's flagship, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, the youngest fleet at sea, sail into the New York Harbor. The three luxury cruise ships make a historic rendezvous at the Statue of Liberty. The meeting of the...