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Friday 26th May 2017

Vitamin D in pregnancy may help prevent childhood asthma

Vitamin D in pregnancy may help prevent childhood asthma
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A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the immune system of the newborn baby, which could help to protect against asthma and respiratory infections, a known risk factor for developing asthma in childhood.
Date:
26 May 2017
Wednesday 24th May 2017

Researchers pinpoint how diesel fumes could cause 'flare up' of respiratory symptoms

Researchers pinpoint how diesel fumes could cause 'flare up' of respiratory symptoms
Description
Scientists have shown how diesel fumes trigger respiratory reflexes which could potentially worsen underlying conditions, such as asthma.
Date:
24 May 2017
Tuesday 23rd May 2017

City life could present psychosis risk for adolescents

City life could present psychosis risk for adolescents
Description
Living in a city could significantly increase young people's vulnerability to psychotic experiences, according to a new study from King's College London and Duke University.
Date:
23 May 2017
Thursday 18th May 2017

Honorary Professorship at Peking University Health Science Centre for Principal Ed Byrne

Honorary Professorship at Peking University Health Science Centre for Principal Ed Byrne
Description
King's President & Principal, Professor Ed Byrne AC, has received an Honorary Professorship from leading Chinese institution and King's partner, Peking University Health Science Centre.
Date:
18 May 2017

Palliative care increase by 2040

Palliative care increase by 2040
Description
The number of people requiring palliative care over the next 25 years is likely to increase substantially, requiring a shift in healthcare priorities in England and Wales, according to new research by King's published in the open access journal BMC Medicine.
Date:
18 May 2017
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