Experts reveal how exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

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

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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.

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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.

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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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Meet the researcher: How is the battle against HIV/AIDS going?

In the first of a series of articles called Meet the researcher, highlighting the research at St George’s, University of London, Dr Qinxue Hu, Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Infection & Immunity, discusses his work and marks World AIDS Day which happens each year on December 1.

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