26 June 2019
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.
13 June 2019
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.
18 April 2019
New Cochrane Review investigates the effectiveness of different forms of nicotine replacement therapy in helping people give up smoking
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.