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Researchers running a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) prevention trial exceeded their patient recruitment target, despite the challenge of recruiting people who are only at risk of RA, rather than those who already have the disease.
Patients took centre stage at the BRC’s 2019 annual meeting which showcased BRC impact across research themes such as dementia, obesity and mental health, and looked ahead to upcoming research.
Patients, members of the public, healthcare professionals and researchers have taken a new approach to research design by co-producing plans for a study on the link between gum disease and diabetes.
The BRC has released a film about the in2science scheme which provides lab placements for ‘A’ level students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The world’s first genetic sequencing of precancerous lung lesions could pave the way for very early detection and new treatments, reports a new study led by UCL researchers.
Medications commonly used to combat physical health diseases, such as high blood pressure, could bring significant benefits to people with serious mental illnesses (SMI), including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a large cohort study led by UCL.

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