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.
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
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 nurse researcher who was the lead author of a paper into the risk factors of heart failure has learnt that the paper has been named ‘2020 Paper of the Year’ by the prestigious journal, Circulation: Heart Failure.Read More
Adults with type 2 diabetes that have no history, signs or symptoms of heart problems have been shown to have severely limited exercise capacity, according to researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre. Such limitations place them at impending risk of developing heart failure, according to the team who led the study.Read More
A nationwide study led by Leicester academics has shown that a less invasive procedure to treat a common heart problem is just as effective as open-heart surgery.Read More