9 November 2018
A new systematic review from researchers at the University of Oxford has found limited evidence of any benefit for heart failure patients who follow a low-salt diet, despite many international guidelines recommending this.
7 November 2018
A Cochrane stakeholder engagement project led from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences informs national call funding for tobacco research.
6 November 2018
Tests also have no effect on admission or return visits, finds research published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
29 October 2018
The largest study of people with mild hypertension shows that medical treatment may not be worthwhile in those who are at low risk of heart attack and stroke.
19 September 2018
Cochrane-REWARD prize recognises efforts to reduce research waste
6 September 2018
Oxford academic Dr Ben Goldacre has been appointed chair of the UK government’s new HealthTech Advisory Board.
23 August 2018
Congratulations to the CONDUCT study team for completing recruitment.
20 August 2018
Study finds no evidence of important benefits in 2-8 year olds with prolonged glue ear.
14 August 2018
A pioneering study into myeloma, a rare cancer, could lead to GPs using simple blood tests to improve early diagnosis.
10 August 2018
The University’s recent Recognition of Distinction Exercise has awarded new titles to five staff in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.
6 July 2018
Regular contact with healthcare professionals, support from peers and engaging in organised exercise could help people with chronic lung conditions to lead more active - and generally better lives, according to new research.