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All posts by Imperial College London


Thousands of Londoners hospitalised in three years due to harmful air pollution

We have recently released a new opportunity on VOICE where researchers from Imperial College London are inviting VOICE members to vote ...

  • 18/07/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Lungs & Airways


Major study finds no conclusive links to health effects from waste incinerators

Researchers have found no link between exposure to emissions from municipal waste incinerators (MWIs) and infant deaths or reduced foet...

  • 17/07/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research


Have a 'Good Book' suggestion on personal experience of health & care? Add it to our list

To celebrate World Book Day (23 April) this year, staff from the Imperial BRC Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC) tweeted a list ...

  • 17/05/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Carers, Social Care, Healthy living & wellbeing


Sight-saving imaging tool wins Imperial’s biggest startup competition

A team of Imperial students are hoping to make avoidable blindness a thing of the past with a revolutionary imaging tool. VUI Diagnosti...

  • 25/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Eyes, Big Data & Digital Health


Education and more awareness campaigns are key to tackling raised blood pressure

Less than half of the population with raised blood pressure are aware they have the condition, says an Imperial expert. Professor Neil ...

  • 21/03/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Blood & Immune System


Researcher urges food industry to reduce salt in food

The food industry must do more to lower the amount of salt in their products in order to tackle high blood pressure, says an Imperial e...

  • 20/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Healthy living & wellbeing


Common chest infection puts babies at risk of hospitalisation in preschool years

Infants who are admitted to hospital with the common infection bronchiolitis are at increased risk of further emergency hospital visits...

  • 20/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Lungs & Airways


AI system learns to predict survival rates from the movement of your heart

Cardiac imaging forms an important part of the initial assessment of patients suspected of having heart failure. Currently, doctors eva...

  • 13/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Heart & circulation


Could smart tattoos soon monitor your health?

What do you get when you cross an engineer, a tattooist, and a dash of creativity? Smart tattoos, of course! It was exciting to see t...

  • 05/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Healthy living & wellbeing


Five new women-led startups building a better future

From pioneering diagnostic tools to next-generation construction materials, Imperial’s female students are at the helm of ground-breaki...

  • 04/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society


New sensor technology can diagnose reproductive health problems in real-time

Researchers have developed new robotic sensor technology that has the capability to diagnose women’s reproductive health problems in re...

  • 22/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Women's Health


Artificial intelligence can predict survival of ovarian cancer patients

Researchers have created new machine learning software that can forecast the survival rates and response to treatments of patients with...

  • 18/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Big Data & Digital Health