Volunteers are needed to help Leicester researchers design a programme for peripheral arterial disease screening, with the aim to improve heart and circulatory health. Read More
Today (3 January 2021) is the Festival of Sleep. It’s common knowledge that it’s important to get enough sleep, but did you know that when you sleep and wake may have a big impact on your health?
Professor Tom Yates, of the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, and Professor Kamlesh Khunti, from NIHR Applied Research Collaboration East Mildands, will investigate the risk of COVID-19 on ethnic minorities in one of 12 new projects aiming to accelerate the use of data for coronavirus research, it has just been announced.Read More
A project trialling the use of self-screening kiosks in Leicestershire workplaces to detect symptoms of COVID-19 has been launched by the University of Leicester through the Leicester Life Sciences Accelerator (LLSA) and the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre.Read More
A drive to encourage ethnic minority healthcare workers to participate in a Government-backed study investigating the risks of COVID-19 to their health has been launched today.Read More
Ethnic minority healthcare workers are more likely to have built up antibodies to COVID-19, a team of researchers from Leicester has found.Read More