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
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
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
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.
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).
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.
Research has found that weight/BMI policies introduced by NHS CCGs are associated with a decrease in knee replacement surgery and may be contributing to health inequalities.
Women, people aged 50-60, and people with poor pre-pandemic mental or physical health are more at risk of long COVID, according to research funded by the NIHR and UK Research and Innovation.
Interrupting the treatment of vulnerable people on long-term immune supressing medicines for two weeks after a COVID-19 booster vaccination can double their antibody response to the jab, new research finds.
NIHR has launched a new publishing platform that allows researchers to rapidly publish any research information they wish to share, supporting transparency, reproducibility and impact from publicly funded research.
Charities and government research organisations including the NIHR have awarded £4.25 million to MND experts at six UK universities to kick start collaborative efforts to end motor neurone disease (MND)
A single MRI scan of the brain could be enough to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research supported by NIHR.
NHS trusts delivering non-commercial clinical research will benefit from additional funding to deliver studies across England - following a financial policy change lowering the point at which trusts can claim back research excess treatment costs.
In a comment piece published in The Lancet Oncology journal, NIHR cancer experts welcomed the Government’s 10 year cancer plan consultation.