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Weight influenced by microbes in the gut

Weight influenced by microbes in the gut

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Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to a study by researchers at King's College London and Cornell University.
Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes

Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes

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Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, such as gastric bypass or gastric banding, could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by around 80 per cent in obese people, compared with standard care, new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal suggests.
Cancer awareness lower amongst ethnic minorities

Cancer awareness lower amongst ethnic minorities

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Ethnic minorities in England are less aware of cancer symptoms and more likely to report reasons for not going to see the doctor, even when they have a symptom that they think might be serious, according to research from the Division of Cancer Studies at King's College London.
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9th Annual Art & Science Exhibition

9th Annual Art & Science Exhibition

Date
19 Nov/3 Dec 2014
Description
This year's exhibition will explore the theme of 'What the eye cannot see'. The exhibition is hosted jointly by the Department of Anatomy and the Gordon Museum of Pathology and will run for two weeks from 19 November to 3 December 2014.
francis crick institute symposium

francis crick institute symposium

Date
24 Nov 2014
Location
UCL Institute of Child Health (UCL ICH)
Description
'Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (III) Symposium 2014' the Francis Crick Institute Symposium hosted by University College London.
Postgraduate open evening

Postgraduate open evening

Date
24 Nov 2014
Description
A postgraduate open evening is an excellent opportunity to find out more about the courses offered at King's College London. You will get the opportunity to speak to staff and students, hear from our Graduate School, tour the campus, and meet our student support teams.
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