King's College London

Type: Organization
Name: King's College London
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Cities poised to hand diesel drivers extra charges

29 July 2014London and other regions are understood to be looking at ways to curb emissions from diesel cars, including introducing extra charges, in efforts comply with clean air rules from Europe.London mayor Boris Johnson has drawn up plans to charge ... [Published Localgov.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Hubs Go Awry in Brain Disorders: Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's Target Connection Centers

In the brain, a handful of bustling hubs routinely handle heavy volumes of messages. In many cases, these key transit centers are the same areas affected by brain disorders, scientists report June 19 in Brain.The results highlight the importance of studying ... [Published HighBeam Research - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 6 reports

Study tracks worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant

( King's College London ) Two beneficial variants of a gene controlling red blood cell development have spread from Africa into nearly all human populations across the globe, according to a new study led by King's College London. The international team ... [Published Infrosoft - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists develop an astronaut-friendly technique to test lung function

A novel technique developed by the Microgravity Centre, Brazil, could allow astronauts aboard the ISS to measure the effect that prolonged exposure to microgravity can have on human lung capacity. Research like this is a vital stepping stone to understanding ... [Published Gizmag - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Fat cats should pay for job creation

MAY I add to the debate about the wages/jobs trade-off between Jonny Steinberg ( Unemployed won't buy notion of wage restraint , July 25) Mike Schussler and Gilad Isaacs (Daily Maverick, July 15 and 23)?There can be a trade-off between raising wages and ... [Published BDlive - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pneumonia: New health services needed for rise in 100-year-olds

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Respiratory Therapeutics Week -- Over 35,000 people lived to 100 years or more in England over the last ten years, with a large proportion subsequently dying from frailty exacerbated by pneumonia, according to a ... [Published NewsRX - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UK Universities now Cold-Calling Ex Students

Jul 27British Universities have started targeting past-graduates in a bid to raise funds, by adopting the US-style tactics of cold-calling ex-students and sending spam emails. This new method of fundraising has resulted in 9 million graduates being contacted, ... [Published Pareto Law - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

University of Cambridge staff to be paid the living wage

All employees will be paid at least £7.65 an hour, following a student-led campaign All members of staff directly employed by the University of Cambridge will be paid the living wage from the beginning of August, in a victory for student campaigners.A ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Early reading skills may have positive influence on intelligence later

Washington, July 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that early reading skill might positively affect later intellectual abilities.According to the study by University of Edinburgh and King’s College London, early remediation of reading problems might ... [Published TruthDive - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Call for business volunteers to take part in literacy initiative ‘Time to Read’

- Jul. 28, 2014 - BELFAST, U.K. -- Responsible business organisation, Business in the Community (BITC) Northern Ireland is calling on volunteers from local businesses to take part in their literacy initiative, ‘Time to Read’ to help improve the literacy ... [Published Prlog - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Early reading skill benefits IQ later

A new research carried out in the UK claims that strong early reading skill may positively affect intellectual abilities in later life. The researchers at the University of Edinburgh and King's College London examined 1890 identical twins for the stu ... [Published Press tv - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 7 reports

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children with strong reading skills may be on a fast track to a brighter future, a new study suggests.Kids with above average reading skills may have higher intelligence ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 24 2014]

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Indeed, the AFP's Ukrainian hosts stand in breach of a cardinal provision of SC/2166, "that all military activities, including by armed groups, be immediately ceased in the immediate area surrounding the crash site to allow for security and safety of the international investigation"
"It is likely that a test in blood would in reality be combined with other tests such as PET or CSF."
...' Dr Anthony Pereira Director of King's Brazil Institute added: "This is great news and demonstrates the Brazilian Government's commitment to this prestigious and extremely successful programme."

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Indonesia's jarring wealth gap [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 29 2014]
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Useful blood gene variants spread in humans wor... [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 29 2014]
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Chronic Stable Angina Therapeutics Market: New ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Jul 29 2014]
A Cautiously Happy Kazakhstan: Eurasian Economi... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Jul 29 2014]
Running just a few minutes per day 'cuts risk o... [Published Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
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Study tracks worldwide spread of beneficial blo... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 29 2014]
Childhood Reading Skill is Related to ʺHigher I... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 29 2014]
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Study tracks worldwide spread of beneficial blo... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 29 2014]
Israeli attacks designed to “terrorize” Gaza po... [Published Electronic Intifada - Jul 29 2014]
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SunTech Medical Acquires Central Blood Pressure... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jul 29 2014]
MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunTech Medical, the global leader in clinical-grade, non-invasive blood pressure measurement solutions, has acquired King’s College London’s central blood pressure technology as well as the assets of Centron Diagnostics ...
SunTech Medical Acquires Central Blood Pressure... [Published Business Wire Health News - Jul 29 2014]
MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunTech Medical, the global leader in clinical-grade, non-invasive blood pressure measurement solutions, has acquired King’s College London’s central blood pressure technology as well as the assets of Centron Diagnostics ...
Statement: Legal experts and human rights defen... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
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No, ISIS Isn’t Ordering Female Genital Mutilati... [Published Think Progress - Jul 24 2014]
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Palestinian Suffering Used to Demonize Israel :... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 23 2014]
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