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Imperial College London

Consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.


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Many of us love helium balloons but we need to find and conserve more for use in MRI scanners. PA/Matthew Fearn

We’ll all be worse off when the helium balloon pops

Helium is God’s gift to humankind. It’s particularly fantastic for science and medicine and has allowed us to make an enormous number of fundamental advances. We use it for a whole vast array of things…
Are women are more likely to survive broken heart syndrome? Gabriela Camerotti

A broken heart has some truth to it after all

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – the strange heart condition that may shed some light on some anecdotal tales about broken hearts.
Older people who are obese more likely to suffer from stiffened arteries and an increased risk of heart disease than younger people, a study suggests. Clara Molden/PA

Obesity in middle age more likely to harden arteries

Too much body fat in middle age increases hardening of arteries, according to a new study by researchers at Imperial College London. The study looked at 200 volunteers aged from 18 to 80 and found that…


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