A patient from Leicester has become the first person in the UK to enter a study investigating the long terms effects of COVID-19.Read More
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
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
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 major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched today (Sunday 5 July).