A new MRI scanner facility that will help expand vital research into heart and circulatory diseases has opened at Glenfield Hospital.Read More
Researchers in Leicester are developing a new programme to provide exercise-based rehabilitation to people living with multiple long-term health conditions.Read More
New research by academics at the University of Leicester published today (Friday 25th June) has given fresh hope to patients with type 2 diabetes, after Eli Lilly and Company’s SURPASS-2 clinical trial showed that 60% of patients achieved a 10% percent or greater weight loss with 15 mg of the medicine tirzepatide after four weeks.Read More
Professor Sir Nilesh Samani, Professor of Cardiology at the University and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Glenfield has been awarded the Mackenzie Medal of the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS).Read More
Funding for a five-year project, that aims to develop a new type of care package that addresses gaps in support for people under 40 living with type 2 diabetes, has been awarded to a research team in Leicester.
Hippocrates himself noted “walking is the best medicine”. Now over 2000 years later, modern science has demonstrated just how sage this advice was. From our first steps as a toddler to our last steps before infirmity, walking is the primary mechanism of traversing our day to day lives and maintaining our independence. Just how we make use of this ability has a fundamental impact on our health and wellbeing.Read More