University of Leicester
A new study has found that some kinds of infection data may not be comparable across hospitals, and may not be suitable for use as a performance measure.
Health Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Standards of care in children's intensive care units come under scrutiny in a new audit report published today by the University of Leeds and the University of Leicester.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Delegates from around the world will gather for the launch of a new book on medical screening edited by University of Leicester academics.
Other Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Turning the volume up too high on your headphones can damage the coating of nerve cells, leading to temporary deafness; scientists from the University of Leicester have shown for the first time.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Leicester have announced that the UK's first operation to tackle heart failure (HF) with a novel nerve-stimulating device will be performed today (Thursday August 23) at Glenfield ...
Cardiology Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical staff struggle to spot problem drinking in their patients unless they are already intoxicated, according to research by the University of Leicester.
Addiction Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new diabetes study at the University of Leicester has discovered that South Asians (people of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lanka origin) have higher levels of blood sugar than white Europeans independent of risk ...
Diabetes Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Research led by the University of Leicester concludes that people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes need ongoing advice from GPs sustained over a number of years rather than a one-off session when they are first diagnosed.
Diabetes Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers in the University of Leicester's Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology have identified a cellular mechanism that could underlie the development of tinnitus following exposure to loud noises. The discovery ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Compounds found in curry are being investigated as a way of improving drug response in patients with advanced bowel cancer in a new study launched today (Monday).
Cancer May 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A University of Leicester study has provided clear evidence that allowing a patient to see a particular doctor in the GP surgery has an important impact on reducing hospital admissions.
Health Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Online dating scammers groom their victims by developing 'hyper-personal' relationships which can leave victims feeling doubly traumatised.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patient information leaflets for cancer trials are not up to the job, reveals a new study from the University of Leicester.
Cancer Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The biggest study into the treatment of urinary incontinence with botulinum toxin (trade name Botox) has demonstrated that it is effective in treating overactive bladder (OAB) - a debilitating common condition which can affect ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists investigating a 'biochemical switch' linked to strokes and heart disease claim to have made an advance in understanding how it is 'turned on'.
Medical research Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |