Researchers at the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre have been awarded a £158,000 project grant from the nation’s biggest heart charity to compare the accuracy of two different diagnostic tests that are normally used to help detect causes of heart failure.
Researchers from Leicester’s Hospitals and the University of Leicester will lead a £2 million project to address patients with chronic lung disease in the developing world through pulmonary rehabilitation.
A cardiology consultant from Leicester has been awarded a prestigious research professorship from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
The size of muscles in patients suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) could be more important to maintaining good physical performance than muscle quality, new research has shown.
New research published in The Lancet, which was funded and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has come to important conclusions about screening women for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs).
A man with type 2 diabetes is imploring the people of Leicester to take part in a health study which gave him a completely “new lease of life”.
Alan Hutchinson, from Barlestone in Leicestershire, agreed to take part in a research project at the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) investigating how a certain type of medication impacted people’s hunger.