London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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Nurses and midwives should be able to approve abortions, UK study concludes
If adopted, shake-up of 1967 Abortion Act would scrap rule that two doctors must approve termination

Anna Bawden

07, Mar, 2023 @1:17 PM

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John Colley obituary
Other lives: Professor of public health medicine who helped to reveal the dangers of childhood exposure to atmospheric pollution

Michael Wadsworth

17, Jan, 2023 @8:09 PM

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Tom Meade obituary
Epidemiologist whose research into the role of blood in heart disease paved the way for new targeted treatments

Penny Warren

22, Nov, 2022 @3:55 PM

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London medical school benefited from colonial exploitation, report finds
Development of ‘tropical medicine’ at LSHTM was shaped by white supremacy and racist pseudoscience, says study it commissioned

David Batty

11, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Non-compliant online STI tests put patients at risk, experts warn
Few sexually transmitted infection test kits available online meet official standards, BMJ study finds

Andrew Gregory Health editor

12, Apr, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Structural racism at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, finds report
Review concluded institution’s colonial legacy still had negative impact on students and staff of colour

Sally Weale Education correspondent

13, Dec, 2021 @6:49 PM

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Will Omicron kill Christmas? How science stacks up in boosters v Covid variant battle
Analysis: UK faces grim winter if vaccines offer poor overall protection, but if the virus has weak powers to evade immunity, hospital cases can be contained

Robin McKie Science editor

12, Dec, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Scientists fear falling trust in Boris Johnson could harm bid to curb Omicron surge
Researchers say new rules may be needed to cut deaths, but there are concerns that ‘fed-up’ people will ignore government

Michael Savage, Robin McKie, Robyn Vinter

12, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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David Warhurst obituary
Other lives: Parasitologist whose work contributed to the treatment of malaria

Michael Warhurst

08, Jul, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Faster than a PCR test: dogs detect Covid in under a second
Study in London used six enthusiastic dogs in a double-blind trial

Linda Geddes

24, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Alan Clements obituary
Other lives: Author of ‘The Biology of Mosquitoes’ who researched novel methods of control to reduce mosquito-borne diseases

Gabriella Gibson

18, Mar, 2021 @5:44 PM

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'Tier 5': England faces possible new Covid restrictions, source says
Experts warn tier 4 may not be enough to contain new, highly transmissible variant

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

29, Dec, 2020 @12:10 PM

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