25 February 2019
Replacing all regular meals with a low calorie diet of soups, shakes and bars, together with behavioural support, is cost-effective as a routine treatment for obesity
14 February 2019
Research led by Dr Clare Taylor and Professor Richard Hobbs finds that survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer, in a large study published by The BMJ today.
12 February 2019
Two publications from the Department's cancer diagnostics researchers are featured in the British Journal of General Practice's most read research articles of 2018.
8 January 2019
A diagnostic test-specific checklist to assess decision modelling has been developed and piloted.
7 January 2019
In this episode of the Big Questions podcast, Dr Christina Potter in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences is asked "Should I be a vegan?"
21 December 2018
Researchers recommend greater action to promote best practice as a new study reveals a rise in prescriptions of opioids for treating chronic pain rise between 1998 and 2018.
30 November 2018
Hundreds of thousands of people will receive help to battle obesity and Type 2 diabetes under radical new NHS plans to trial very low calorie diets for the first time.
29 November 2018
Tests ordered by GPs now cost the NHS at least £2.8bn per year, finds Oxford University-led study.
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 funding call for tobacco research.
6 November 2018
Tests also have no effect on admission or return visits, finds research published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.