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More than three hours of screen time for children linked to diabetes risk factors, study shows

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 Daily screen time of three or more hours is linked to several risk factors associated with the development of diabetes in children, according to a study by St George’s, University of [...]

New screening guidelines for athletes’ hearts

Thursday, 23 February 2017 This week new international standards have been published which will help doctors responsible for the cardiovascular care of athletes. Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of mortality in athletes during [...]

Genetic study identifies a new form of congenital muscular dystrophy

Thursday, 16 February 2017 A new form of congenital muscular dystrophy has been discovered which is caused by mutations in a previously un-linked gene. The study has been published in the American Journal of Human [...]

St George’s leads the first study into the safety of e-cigarettes

St George's leads the first study to closely follow toxicity markers in smokers who replace tobacco for e-cigarettes. Researchers at St George’s, University of London, in collaboration with Public Health England, are looking at markers of [...]

Pedometers can improve activity levels even when patients use them without support, study shows

Tuesday, 09 January 2017 Researchers have shown that people can improve their physical activity by just using a pedometer, a handbook and an exercise diary and don't need to rely on one-to-one support. The PACE-UP [...]

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