An international team including researchers from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, has found that patients who were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) in the past 12 months benefit from early rhythm control therapy.
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Regular use of airway clearance devices can reduce exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 50 per cent after just six months’ use, and significantly improve symptoms, according to Leicester researchers.
A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched today (Sunday 5 July).
Researchers discover why some people are more likely to develop a devastating lung disease than others.
Scientists and health professionals at Leicester’s Institute for Lung Health are celebrating its twentieth birthday this week.
A multi-national team of researchers, including authors from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), have produced clear evidence that higher levels of physical activity – regardless of intensity – are associated with a lower risk of early death in middle aged and older people.