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Eureka@UCL is presents: Health Economics for Translational Research

This free afternoon event aims to give an introduction for PhD students, early and mid career translational researchers in using health economic analysis. This will cover the basic principles of health economics, how you can effectively plan research and grants to include health economic analysis. This day will be supported by case studies from around UCL and London to show how this has happened in both clinical and non clinical settings.

Steroid induced diabetes

Steroids are hormonal chemical messengers that are produced naturally in the body by the adrenal glands (which are just above each kidney) and by the reproductive organs. Man-made versions of these hormonal substances are used to treat a wide range of illnesses and medical conditions. 

Eating out

Fast food and takeaways are fun and easy. But most fast food is high in fat and salt. This grub should not be up for grabs often. Have it as a treat now and then, or for special occasions.

The Eating Disorders Team clinical outcomes and feedback

The Feeding and Eating Disorders Service was noted in the Care Quality Commission Inspection Report for Great Ormond Street Hospital as having a number of areas of outstanding practice. These include that because the hospital is treating many patients that could be treated at very few hospitals in the UK it is developing ground breaking clinical guidance which it is sharing with clinical colleagues in the wider medical community and the fact that we are actively involved in research.