Refugee doctor named in Physicians of the Year 2017 list

Syrian refugee Dr Tirej Brimo who graduated from St George’s, University of London, has been named in a prestigious global list of the best physicians of the year by a leading medical website.

19 December 2017

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Experts reveal how exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

New research has confirmed that exercise can help smokers finally kick the habit.

20 December 2017

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Regular take-aways linked to increase risk of heart disease in children

Children who regularly eat take-away meals may be increasing their risk factors for heart disease, suggests new research.

13 December 2017

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Experts discover ways to tackle drug resistant parasites that cause the killer disease malaria

A new analysis of all relevant previously published clinical data shows how parasites causing malaria become resistant to a commonly used treatment for malaria in travellers.

11 December 2017

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Volunteering the kindness of strangers

Helping people handle grief is a topic close to the heart of Dr Katherine Joekes, Head of Clinical Communication at St George’s. As well as training future doctors to deliver bad news, she also dedicates her Thursday afternoons to helping bereaved people cope with their loss through her work with the charity Cruse Bereavement Care (Cruse).

 

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