The COVID-19 pandemic may be the “tipping point” for people to start cycling and walking to work, Leicester researchers have said.Read More
A new £2.1m research study investigating the risks of COVID-19 on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) healthcare workers has been launched, after evidence has emerged that higher proportions of associated deaths within these groups were recorded- more than twice that of the white population.Read More
The Leicester Kidney Lifestyle Team has been involved in the set-up and launch of a new online wellbeing platform for kidney patients called Beam for Kidney Disease. Read More
New research by University of Leicester academics reveals lockdown measures imposed in late March, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, may not have been as effective in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities with data showing that cases in these groups continued to rise in the three weeks after the announcement was made.Read More
A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched today (Sunday 5 July).
Obese people among black and minority ethnic communities (BME) are at around two times higher the risk of contracting COVID-19 than white Europeans, a study conducted by a team of Leicester researchers has found.Read More