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Xtreme Everest researchers find new nitrate benefits 11 December 2014

XtremeEverest researchers have shown that eating more leafy greens such as spinach and kale could thin the blood and help oxygen get where it is needed in the body more efficiently.

NICE adopts researcher's weight loss surgery recommendations 9 December 2014

A BRC-supported researcher’s recommendations that weight loss surgery should be offered to thousands more people in order to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes have been adopted by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).  

Clinical trials initiative launched to tackle poverty-related diseases 5 December 2014

The second programme of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP2) was launched this week in Cape Town, South Africa.

Using our genes to treat cardiovascular disease - public seminar 25 November 2014

The BRC Cardiometabolic programme is holding a seminar for patients and the public on using our genes to treat or prevent cardiovascular disease.  

£250,000 to develop dementias research 24 November 2014

Professor Martin Rossor, Director of the NIHR Queen's Square Dementia Biomedical Research Unit (BRU), has been awarded £250,000 to help accelerate progress in dementias research as part of the MRC Dementias Research Platform UK (DPUK).

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UCLH research leads appointed 19 November 2014

Research growth at UCLH received a boost last month with the formal appointment of nine research leads to promote research within their clinical area.

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