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  • Rapid evaluation for healthcare innovations

    June 08, 2018

    Promising innovations that are transforming the way that health services are provided will benefit from rapid evaluation to ensure their impact is fully and more quickly understood.

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  • Brains of people with conduct disorder wired differently

    May 13, 2018

    New research has revealed clues that might help explain why young people with the most severe forms of antisocial behaviour struggle to control and regulate their emotions, and might be more susceptible to developing anxiety or depression as a result.

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  • Frequent saunas reduce the risk of stroke

    May 10, 2018

    Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a new international study. In a fifteen year follow up study, people taking a sauna four to seven times a week were 61% less likely to have a stroke than those taking a sauna once a week. This is the first prospective large scale study on this topic, and the findings were reported in Neurology.

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  • Transforming treatment for arthritis and uveitis

    April 04, 2018

    Researchers from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Translational Medicine and Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust will join a UK-wide effort, including colleagues from five other universities, to drive the development of new, targeted treatments for children and young people with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and its associated eye inflammation condition, uveitis.

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  • GPs should encourage blood pressure monitoring at home

    March 25, 2018

    A team of experts has recommended GPs encourage people with hypertension to monitor their blood pressure at home and use those readings in their day to day care.

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  • Rethink on 28 day prescriptions urged

    March 16, 2018

    The widely adopted practice of issuing twenty eight day rather than longer duration prescriptions for people with long-term conditions lacks a robust evidence base and should be reconsidered, according to a study published in the British Journal of General Practice. Related research shows that considerable savings could be made by the NHS switching to longer prescriptions.

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  • £1.5m award to explore new pancreatic cancer treatments

    February 23, 2018

    University of Liverpool scientists have been awarded £1.5m by Cancer Research UK to help boost understanding about pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers.

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  • Toothpaste ingredient may help fight malaria

    January 23, 2018

    An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of the currently used drugs. This discovery, by researchers at the University of Cambridge, was aided by Eve, an artificially intelligent robot scientist based at the University of Manchester's School of Computer Science.

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  • Redesigning supermarkets to encourage healthy eating

    January 23, 2018

    Behavioural and cognitive scientists at the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol have launched a new four year programme of research funded by a Wellcome Collaborative Award in Science to investigate ways to nudge people towards healthier behaviour. This includes improving diets, reducing alcohol consumption, and stopping smoking, in order to improve health across the population. The research will also investigate how best to implement this evidence.

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  • Accelerating drug discovery in kidney diseases

    November 09, 2017

    A new consortium to accelerate the discovery of novel drugs to treat kidney diseases was announced on November 6th.

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