First study into the safety of e-cigarettes seeks volunteers

The first study to closely follow toxicity markers in smokers who replace tobacco for e-cigarettes is seeking volunteers.

McColl’s stores help fund sudden cardiac death research

Cash raised at convenience stores across the UK during a Halloween charity campaign has led to a donation of £300,000 to researchers at St George’s University of London tackling sudden cardiac deaths in younger people.

High levels of hospital acquired infection on children’s intensive care wards, study shows

A new study demonstrates ‘unacceptably high’ rates of hospital-acquired infections among children in the UK and Europe.

St George's professor honoured with MBE

Professor Deborah Bowman, Professor of Medical Ethics, has been appointed MBE in the New Year Honours for services to medical ethics.

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

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.