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Friday 12th October 2018

Number of people having strokes falls by 43%

Number of people having strokes falls by 43%
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Research from the School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences has shown that the number of people having strokes has fallen 43% between 2000 and 2015.
Date:
12/10/2018
Friday 21st September 2018

Does air pollution cause dementia?

Does air pollution cause dementia?
Description
According to a new study air pollution appears to be linked to an increased risk of developing dementia.
Date:
21/09/2018
Monday 10th September 2018

King's Forensics celebrates symposium success

King's Forensics celebrates symposium success
Description
On 3 and 4 September 2018 King's Forensics, School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences, held their inaugural symposium: Global Forensics in the 21st Century.
Date:
10/09/2018
Tuesday 28th August 2018

UK air pollution could cause 36,000 deaths a year

UK air pollution could cause 36,000 deaths a year
Description
A new report led by King's estimates that between 28,000 and 36,000 people die as a result of air pollution every year in the UK.
Date:
28/08/2018
Tuesday 17th July 2018

Study reveals how people develop multiple long-term conditions in inner-cities

Study reveals how people develop multiple long-term conditions in inner-cities
Description
New research from the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences reveals the complex reasons that patients develop multiple, long-term conditions in urban areas.
Date:
17/07/2018
Wednesday 11th July 2018

Charities and social enterprises now key to public health provision in England

Charities and social enterprises now key to public health provision in England
Description
A new study by researchers from the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences shows that third sector organisations are playing a growing part in public health provision in England.
Date:
11/07/2018
Thursday 5th July 2018

Experts from King's guide UK government's Clean Air Strategy 2018

Experts from King's guide UK government's Clean Air Strategy 2018
Description
Research and expert advice from King's Environmental Research Group (ERG), School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences, has shaped the government's plans to tackle air pollution.
Date:
05/07/2018
Wednesday 27th June 2018

Professor Kim Wolff MBE appointed to lead King's Forensics

Professor Kim Wolff MBE appointed to lead King's Forensics
Description
Professor Kim Wolff has been appointed Professor of Analytical, Forensic & Addiction Sciences, Director of King's Forensics and Head of the Drug Control Centre.
Date:
27/06/2018
Thursday 24th May 2018

King's study finds link between antidepressant use and weight gain

King's study finds link between antidepressant use and weight gain
Description
Researchers in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences have found that patients prescribed any of the 12 most commonly used antidepressants were 21% more likely to experience an episode of gain weight than those not taking the drugs.
Date:
24/05/2018
Monday 21st May 2018

Do women receive equivalent stroke care to men?

Do women receive equivalent stroke care to men?
Description
New research presented by George Dunn, Project Manager of the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme, suggests not.
Date:
21/05/2018
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