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Nov
16
New research finds omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of premature birth

A new Cochrane Review published today has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.

Nov
16
£5 million awarded for research into vaccines for disease epidemics

The NIHR has awarded £5 million of global health funding for research into how infectious diseases spread and develop into epidemics in low- and middle-income countries, so that new vaccines can be tested in clinical trials or used more effectivel

Nov
16
Spotlight on social care and social work research

The needs and demands of adult social care and social work are rising and research is helping to inform practice, so people are provided with better and more effective services in the future.

Nov
15
Spotlight on social care and social work research

The needs and demands of adult social care and social work are rising and research is helping to inform practice, so people are provided with better and more effective services in the future.

Nov
15
Meet Stephen… A patient research ambassador supporting research in Dorset

Meet Stephen, a patient research ambassador supporting research at Dorset County Hospital

Nov
15
Spotlight on social care and social work research

The needs and demands of adult social care and social work are rising and research is helping to inform practice, so people are provided with better and more effective services in the future.

Nov
15
London air pollution may be restricting children’s lung development

Children exposed to diesel-dominated air pollution in London have poor lung capacity, putting them at risk of lifelong breathing disorders, according to research supported by the NIHR.

Nov
15
Spotlight on social care and social work research

The needs and demands of adult social care and social work are rising and research is helping to inform practice, so people are provided with better and more effective services in the future.

Nov
15
London air pollution may be restricting children’s lung development

Children exposed to diesel-dominated air pollution in London have poor lung capacity, putting them at risk of lifelong breathing disorders, according to research supported by the NIHR.

Nov
14
NIHR supports development of a universal blood plasma filtration system

The NIHR has funded new research to produce a filter that will allow patients to receive blood plasma transfusions without having to wait for plasma that matches their blood group.