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New research from King's has identified three key inflammatory proteins which are lower in individuals at risk of severe COVID-19.

New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London, and Weill Cornell Medicine, New York City, has identified three key inflammatory proteins which are lower in individuals at risk of severe COVID-19.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Jun 2021

Simple blood test can accurately reveal underlying neurodegeneration, according to new research

A new study of over 3000 people led by King’s College London in collaboration with Lund University, has shown for the first time that a single biomarker can accurately indicate the presence of underlying neurodegeneration in people with cognitive issues.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Jun 2021

Shifts to remote mental health services continued after lockdown, according to new study

Research led by King’s College London has found that the introduction and lifting of COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ policy in Spring 2020 was associated with significant changes in mortality and service delivery across mental healthcare providers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 May 2021

Mothers’ depression impacts mother-infant relationships

Research led by King’s College London has found that women with depression during pregnancy, or with a history of depression, had a reduced quality of mother-infant interaction at both eight weeks and 12 months after their babies were born.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 May 2021

Inflammation is a core feature of depression: new evidence from large-scale study

People with depression have higher levels of inflammation in their bodies than those without depression, regardless of socioeconomic background, ill health or unhealthy behaviours, a study by King’s College London finds.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 May 2021