Department cancer-risk research featured in special edition of PLOS Medicine focussed on advances in early cancer detection
2 September 2021
The research, led by researchers at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, is highlighted in a special collection of studies that focus on early cancer detection, hailed by the Editors as “cutting edge, and potentially scalable, innovations that have the potential to inform research, policy, and clinical cancer management.”
20 January 2021
At-home blood pressure monitoring using a web-based system offering personalised support and linked to a remote healthcare professional can result in better hypertension management than face-to-face consultations, finds a study led by University of Oxford, Bristol and Southampton researchers.
13 August 2020
New research will help GPs to identify the signs, symptoms, and blood test results they should look for to swiftly diagnose cancer in people with unexpected weight loss. The findings have implications for existing health policy and guidelines.
4 July 2018
A simple computer algorithm is shown to correctly classify patients with hypertension in 97% of cases.
18 September 2017
A collaboration of nine member departments of the NIHR School of Primary Care Research has been awarded £1.8 million to undertake, develop the methods, and build capacity in systematic reviews covering priority areas in primary care.
4 September 2017
University of Oxford researchers have been awarded £1.24 million to lead a medical diagnostics co-operative that will drive forward the development, evaluation and uptake of new medical diagnostic technologies to improve outcomes for patients in the community.
28 June 2017
Existing digital technologies must be exploited to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery which focuses on tests, treatments and targets rather than the therapeutic benefits of empathy.
9 February 2017
A mobile-based intervention for COPD is one of three digital health technologies from Oxford in new collaboration with Drayson Technologies.
16 January 2017
Dr Michelle Van Velthoven joins international gathering of bright young researchers from across the globe.
5 January 2017
“Screen and treat” policies to preventing type 2 diabetes are unlikely to have substantial impact on this growing epidemic, concludes an Oxford-led study published by The BMJ today.