BRC News

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Plan to improve health of people with obesity launched

A three year plan to improve the health and lives of people living with obesity has been launched by the Obesity Empowerment Network (OEN UK), which was co-founded by the BRC’s Obesity theme lead Professor Rachel Batterham.

UCLH first in world to trial inhaled surfactant for Covid-19

UCLH is the first hospital in the world to treat a Covid-19 patient with nebulised (inhaled) surfactant – a substance which makes it easier to breathe – as part of a clinical trial. Lung surfactant is a substance that reduces the work of breathing and prevents the lungs from collapsing. In some