Dr Anvesha Singh has been awarded nearly £900,000 as part of a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Advanced Fellowship, during which she will be investigating the best time for patients with heart valve disease to undergo surgery.
Previous research in diabetes led by Leicester researchers has played a key role in laying foundations for new breakthrough in weight-loss treatment.Read More
“It would be an understatement to say that many of us are currently facing the greatest challenges of our professional and personal lives.Read More
A study led by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) – a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University – has highlighted chronic levels of physical inactivity in people with kidney disease.
Presented by Dr Stephen Bailey, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Loughborough University. This lecture will summarise the effects of short term dietary nitrate supplementation on cardiovascular health, particularly blood pressure, muscle function and exercise capacity/performance. The effects will be discussed in healthy adults as well as adults with cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and heart failure.
A new study conducted by researchers in Leicester and Nottingham has shown the potential for a new blood test to not only diagnose human tuberculosis (TB) but also identify those at most risk of developing the disease, according to findings published in medical journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.