The NIHR has awarded over £10 million of funding to four collaborative projects that will use artificial intelligence (AI) methods to better understand clusters of multiple long-term conditions.
01 September 2022
A new NIHR-funded study will aim to overcome loneliness among people with learning disabilities.
31 August 2022
A new artificial intelligence (AI) e-learning course has been developed for research professionals.
30 August 2022
New NIHR-funded research shows initial surgery is more successful and cost effective than undergoing treatment with rehabilitation first when treating longstanding anterior cruciate ligament injuries.
30 August 2022
The NIHR is calling on senior nurses and midwives across England to sign up to its new Senior Research Leader programme.
25 August 2022
The team behind the world-leading RECOVERY trial of COVID-19 treatments are leading a new study investigating a potential treatment for people who have been diagnosed with monkeypox. The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has commissioned and funded the study. The first patients have now been recruited.
23 August 2022
Professionals other than GPs are increasingly treating patients in general practice settings, a new NIHR-funded study finds.
22 August 2022
GP practices across the UK will play a vital role in a new Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) study looking into the leading cause of infant hospitalisation.
19 August 2022
A new NIHR funded study of 57 people with mild COVID-19 estimates how long people are infectious for and when they can safely leave isolation.
19 August 2022
New research funded by NIHR suggests that the backlog of patients waiting for tests as part of the NHS bowel screening programme could be tackled by raising the threshold at which patients are invited for more in depth investigations.
17 August 2022
NIHR-supported Moderna Omicron bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster receives UK approval from MHRA
15 August 2022
People in England continued to feel distressed even after all legal COVID-19 restrictions ended in February 2022, suggests new research funded by the NIHR.
05 August 2022
New research shows NIHR is the leading European medical research funder in implementing best practices for clinical trial transparency.
02 August 2022
Hospital patients who develop deadly infections will be offered double the traditional course of antibiotics in a new trial, funded by the NIHR.
01 August 2022
NIHR responds to a new Government report on busting bureaucracy.
Changes in people’s drinking patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to lead to thousands of extra cases of diseases including cancer and stroke, according to new research funded by NIHR.
A study funded by NIHR and UK Research and Innovation has found that people with long COVID experience a wider set of symptoms than previously thought, including hair loss and sexual dysfunction.
British primary and secondary school children are getting the majority of their lunchtime calories from ultra-processed foods.
Preg-CoV, a COVID-19 vaccine study, is calling on pregnant women to join hundreds of volunteers and help researchers find the most effective use of boosters.
New research funded by NIHR has estimated that the NHS breast screening programme has low rates of overdiagnosis, when screening detects very slow-growing cancers that would never have gone on to cause symptoms.
New NIHR-funded research from the University of Oxford, has shown that doctors can simplify treatment for the most common fracture in children, reducing NHS costs.
The NIHR has recognised the achievements of GPs and GP surgeries that have enhanced capability and participation in research with two awards in partnership with the the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).
Robots will have their surgical skills put to the test as researchers trial their use in hip replacement surgery for the first time.
NIHR has introduced £11.8 million of funding for promising early career researchers to pursue dementia research and to build up their number and skills across the NIHR family.
The latest NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) annual statistics show research participation levels remain at remarkably high levels, following an unprecedented period in research history.