A study led by researchers at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre has shown that a less invasive heart procedure for a common condition is just as effective as conventional open-heart surgery. The findings are published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) today (Tuesday 17 May). Read More
A large-scale study of almost a million UK adults led by Leicester researchers has revealed that under 45s and women were more likely to gain weight and jump a body mass index (BMI) category during COVID-19 lockdown.Read More
COVID-19 vaccination rates are much higher in White and Indian people and lower amongst Black individuals, new research published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health has identified. Read More
A new study of genetic data published today (Wednesday) of more than 400,000 UK adults has revealed a clear link between walking pace and a genetic marker of biological age.Read More
A new study investigating the extent to which COVID-19 damages organs has opened in Leicester this week.Read More
Patients with moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and a history of frequent ‘attacks’ who were given a medicine called astegolimab reported an increase in health-related quality of life compared to those on a placebo, according to findings from a study published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine.