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Substantial variation in uptake of new prescribing guidance by gps

Substantial variation in uptake of new prescribing guidance by GPs

Big data

Findings have important implications for patient care and health expenditure, finds research from the EBM Data Lab.

Snack tax may be more effective than a sugary drink tax to tackle obesity

Snack tax may be more effective than a sugary drink tax to tackle obesity

Health behaviours

Effect was double that seen for similar price increase on sugar sweetened drinks

Awards for teaching excellence

Awards for teaching excellence

Awards & appointments Research methods & EBM Teaching

Awards recognise excellence in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Public engagement and involvement proposals given green light

Public engagement and involvement proposals given green light

Awards & appointments Public engagement & involvement

The projects will reach out to rural communities and black and ethnic minority groups - audiences who are seldom engaged in primary care research.

Ps9 million investment for health and social care research across oxford and the thames valley

£9 million investment for health and social care research across Oxford and the Thames Valley

Awards & appointments

Head of Department Professor Richard Hobbs announced as Director of the new NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Oxford and Thames Valley.

Doctors should offer structured weight loss programmes as treatment for non alcoholic fatty liver disease

Doctors should offer structured weight loss programmes as treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Health behaviours

Doctors should offer structured weight loss programmes to patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease finds new research led by the University of Oxford.

Reducing the global burden of atrial fibrillation through prevention of weight gain

Reducing the global burden of atrial fibrillation through prevention of weight gain

Cardiovascular & metabolic

Preventing weight gain could be an important strategy in reducing the global burden of atrial fibrillation, suggests a new study by researchers from the University of Oxford published in the journal, Heart. Nick Jones, study author, explains the findings.

Meet your meat persona

Meet your 'Meat Persona'

Health behaviours Public engagement & involvement

University of Oxford researchers will be at Oxford’s Westgate Shopping Centre from Monday 24th to Sunday 30th June and they want you to Meat Your Persona.

Online shopping interventions may help customers buy healthier foods

Online shopping interventions may help customers buy healthier foods

Health behaviours

Altering the default order in which foods are shown on the screen, or offering substitutes lower in saturated fat could help customers make healthier choices when shopping for food online, new research finds.

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