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.
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.
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.
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.
4 July 2018
A simple computer algorithm is shown to correctly classify patients with hypertension in 97% of cases.
16 May 2018
Upcoming trial involving 120,000 patients to investigate screening for stroke prevention
12 April 2018
NewKI, one of UK’s largest observational studies of incident chronic kidney disease (CKD) in general practice, gets underway this month, involving 3,205 Oxfordshire residents and led by Oxford University researchers.
3 April 2018
There should be a rethink in how doctors talk to some patients with reduced kidney health, replacing the term ‘chronic kidney disease’ (CKD) with different bands of kidney age, according to an Oxford-led group of researchers writing in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
21 March 2018
The time it takes to diagnose type 1 diabetes could be reduced by two weeks in up to one third of children, suggests a study led by Oxford University researchers.