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Oct
23
Participants in landmark genetics study reach 20,000

A study funded by the NIHR Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit to determine whether the addition of genetic information can improve risk prediction of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) has recruited its 20,000th participant.

Oct
23
Heading a football causes changes to the brain

Research funded by the NIHR Brain Injury Healthcare Technology Cooperative (HTC) has identified small but significant changes in brain function immediately after routine football heading practice.

Oct
19
Patients more likely to survive in research-active hospitals

A study has found that bowel cancer patients are more likely to survive in research-active hospitals.

Oct
19
Anti-inflammatory drugs could help treat symptoms of depression

Research supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre suggests that anti-inflammatory drugs, similar to those used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, could in future be used to help in some cases of depression.

Oct
19
Patients more likely to survive in research-active hospitals

A study has found that bowel cancer patients are more likely to survive in research-active hospitals.

Oct
17
Round 10 of NIHR Fellowships has launched

Round 10 of NIHR Fellowships launch with focus on clinical trials

Oct
17
Round 10 of NIHR Fellowships launch with focus on clinical trials

Round 10 of NIHR Fellowships launch with focus on clinical trials

Oct
16
Smart specs to help people with facial palsy

Research funded by the NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Programme aims to aid facial palsy rehabilitation using technology centred on the use of miniaturised sensors to track facial movement.

Oct
13
Results of a 15 year trial into the treatment of aortic aneurysms published

Research comparing endovascular repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms with the traditional open repair method has published its results in The Lancet after a 15 year follow up.

Oct
11
Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery

Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery, according to research funded by the NIHR.

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