New research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) at the University of Leicester could change the way people living with a debilitating heart condition are treated. The £2.7m clinical trial aims to identify the best time to operate on people living with severe aortic stenosis (AS).
Is health an asset? Does it enhance family, social and economic life? Presented by Professor Paul Downward, Professor of Economics, Loughborough University.
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.
The University of Leicester has been awarded a Wellcome Trust grant of over £5 million. The grant will enable the University to support 40 genomic epidemiology and public health genomics PhD students beginning in the 2020/21 academic year.
Patients in the East Midlands with respiratory illnesses including asthma and COPD will benefit from a pioneering data hub announced today.
Loughborough University is leading a multi-million-pound research programme to establish if a ‘snacktivity’ approach to physical activity, where people are encouraged to undertake short bursts of physical activity throughout the day, is effective in improving people’s health.