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May
14
New screening trial aims to improve detection and treatment for Group B Strep in pregnant women

A landmark NIHR-funded clinical trial is aiming to improve the diagnosis and treatment of a potentially life-threatening infection in newborn babies.

May
14
Hormone hope for at-risk pregnant women

Research suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby.

May
14
Prophylactic antibiotics halve the rate of infections after childbirth, study finds

Using a single dose of antibiotic to prevent infections after assisted vaginal births would reduce antibiotic use by 17% and halve the rate of infection, according to a new NIHR-funded study.

May
13
Regular crosswords and number puzzles linked to sharper brain in later life

Older adults who regularly take part in word and number puzzles have sharper brains, according to the largest online study to date.

May
13
NIHR’s National Director for Patients, Carers and the Public to join the Academy of Medical Sciences

Simon Denegri OBE will be stepping from his role as NIHR’s National Director for Patients, Carers and the Public to join the Academy of Medical Sciences as their new Executive Director in October this year.

May
13
South West patients needed for biggest ever study into depression and anxiety

Healthcare professionals in the South West are proud to be able to offer patients in the region the opportunity to take part in the biggest ever study of depression and anxiety.

May
13
South West patients needed for biggest ever study into depression and anxiety

Healthcare professionals in the South West are proud to be able to offer patients in the region the opportunity to take part in the biggest ever study of depression and anxiety.

May
13
Prophylactic antibiotics reduce infections after childbirth and overall antibiotic use

Using a single dose of antibiotic to prevent infections after assisted vaginal births would reduce antibiotic use by 17% and halve the rate of infection, according to a new NIHR-funded study which published in The Lancet.

May
13
NIHR’s National Director for Patients, Carers and the Public to join the Academy of Medical Sciences

Simon Denegri OBE will be stepping from his role as NIHR’s National Director for Patients, Carers and the Public to join the Academy of Medical Sciences as their new Executive Director in October this year.

May
13
International Nurses Day 2019 - CRN Kent, Surrey and Sussex Primary Care Research Nurses

Clinical Research Network (CRN) Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) has three research nurses and a senior research nurse who work within the primary care team. To mark International Nurses Day 2019 we are highlighting their important role.