Oncology & Cancer

One in three UK cancer patients diagnosed as emergencies

More than a third of cancers in the UK are discovered after patients are rushed to hospital, one of the highest rates in comparable high-income countries, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.

Neuroscience

Neural roots and origins of alcoholism identified

The physical origin of alcohol addiction has been located in a network of the human brain that regulates our response to danger, according to a team of British and Chinese researchers, co-led by the University of Warwick, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxious searchers miss multiple objects

A person scanning baggage or X-rays stands a better chance of seeing everything they're searching for if they aren't feeling anxious, according to a new laboratory experiment.

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