Ground-breaking research on the impact of sitting on our health from Leicester Biomedical Research Centre has led to the creation of the SMART Work programme, the UK’s first evidence-based free resource kit to encourage desk-based workers to sit less and move more often throughout the day.Read More
A healthy lifestyle increases life expectancy by more than six years among people who have multiple health conditions, Leicester researchers have said.Read More
Researchers in the Leicester Kidney Lifestyle Team at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, based at Leicester General Hospital, are leading a new national study investigating how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting people with a kidney condition, including those who have received kidney transplants.Read More
An international team including researchers from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, has found that patients who were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) in the past 12 months benefit from early rhythm control therapy.
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Regular use of airway clearance devices can reduce exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 50 per cent after just six months’ use, and significantly improve symptoms, according to Leicester researchers.
An international team of scientists, led by the Universities of Leicester and Glasgow, has announced findings that could pave the way to a new treatment for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).Read More