Centre will support researchers working in public health and tropical medicine.
Study examined likely impact on smoking rates in adults and children.
The University of Cambridge and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health will pioneer collaborative research in dementia, obesity, tobacco and alcohol, as well as disease progression and treatment.
Reducing consumption of red and processed meat could make a major contribution to cutting greenhouse gas emissions18 Sep 2012
Research quantifies the reduction in greenhouse gases, as well the effect it would have on health, if UK cut amount of red and processed meat eaten.
Delirium also found to worsen severity in those already diagnosed with dementia and increase the pace of cognitive decline.
From campus to community, the worlds of mental health research and medical practice are being brought together by a collaboration involving researchers, health and social care providers, and the patients themselves.
Population-based interventions for tackling unhealthy diet and physical inactivity could save millions of lives. An ambitious research programme is providing evidence for how best to deliver the goal.
Research programmes at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health focus on common chronic disorders. Currently under the spotlight is dementia and a major new project that will underpin improved prevention, screening and patient care.