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Forecasting which children will cost society the most

Forecasting which children will cost society the most

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A detailed analysis of the lives of nearly a thousand people from birth to age 38 shows that a small portion of the population accounts for the lion's share of social costs such as crime, welfare dependence and health-care needs as adults. The study, by researchers at King's College London, Duke University and the University of Otago in New Zealand, found that just one-fifth of the study population accounted for 81 percent of criminal convictions and 77 percent of fatherless childrearing. This fifth of the group also consumed three-quarters of drug prescriptions, two-thirds of welfare benefits and more than half of the hospital nights and cigarettes smoked.
New test to identify risk of diabetes in pregnancy

New test to identify risk of diabetes in pregnancy

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In a new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE, a team of researchers led by King's College London have successfully developed a method that more accurately identifies those obese women at high risk of gestational diabetes, than what is currently being used.
Wellcome invests £12M in Imaging research at King's

Wellcome invests £12M in Imaging research at King's

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Wellcome has today announced that King's has been awarded £12.1m for a Wellcome Trust/EPSRC Centre for Imaging, which will focus on the science and translation of medical imaging and related computational modelling.
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Annual Cyprus Lecture

Annual Cyprus Lecture

Date
5 Dec 2017
Location
Anatomy Lecture Theatre (K6.29), King's Building, Strand Campus
Description
Annual Cyprus Lecture at the Centre for Hellenic Studies (CHS).
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