UK study in over 80,000 adults finds smokers tend to eat less and have a less healthy diet than non-smokers

New research being presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Venice, Italy (12-15 May 2024), suggests that smokers tend […]

Celebrating International Nurses’ Day 2024

We’re celebrating the rich experiences and backgrounds of the research nurses working within the NIHR Leicester BRC this International Nurses’ […]

International studies confirm positive effects of weight loss medicine for people with obesity-related heart failure

Two new studies have confirmed the benefits of weight loss medication, semaglutide, for patients living with obesity-related heart failure. The […]

You’re invited to an exclusive performance of the play Unseen Unheard on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 from 5.30pm 

The NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and Gilead Science would like to invite you to join us at Gilead organised […]

Study seeking to find first medication for Long COVID welcomes first participant

Researchers in Leicester have welcomed the first patient living with inflammatory Long COVID onto a study testing the effectiveness of […]

COVID-19 study team recognised for outstanding impact in medical research

A Leicester team behind a major UK study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been […]

Public event will discuss exercise-rehabilitation for people with multiple long-term conditions

You are invited to join the conversation about how exercise-based rehabilitation exercise-rehabilitation can help people with multiple long-term conditions. The […]

You’re invited to our Public Involvement in Health Research Event

Come and hear about health improvement research taking place here in Leicester at our Public Involvement in Health Research Event […]

Check out 16 Jan BBC Morning Live – filmed here at the NIHR Leicester BRC

Check out BBC’s Morning Live, 16 Jan 2024 from around 10 minutes in, to watch a feature on clinical trials […]