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Professor Richard Hobbs, Director of the NIHR CLAHRC Oxford, is appointed CBE for services to medical research, and receives the RCGP Discovery Prize.

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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 from CLAHRC Oxford supported researchers finds.

Low calorie meal replacements are a cost-effective routine treatment for obesity in the NHS

NIHR CLAHRC Oxford supported Researchers: 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

Only “modest” improvement in heart failure survival rates since 2000

Research led by Dr Clare Taylor and CLAHRC Oxford Director 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.

CLAHRC-supported DROPLET study informs NHS action to tackle obesity and type 2 diabetes

Hundreds of thousands of people will receive help to battle obesity and Type 2 diabetes under radical new NHS plans to trial very low calorie diets for the first time.

Trio of wins for ‘better management of medical-psychiatric multimorbidity’ theme researchers and clinicians.

November was a busy and successful month for members of our ‘better management of medical psychiatric multimorbidity theme’, with both individual researchers and teams winning awards, and the opening of a new psychological medicine service teaching and research centre.

Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia

New research supported by CLAHRC Oxford and led by CLAHRC Oxford Theme 2 lead, Professor Sallie Lamb, suggests that while exercise can improve the fitness of people with dementia it does not slow their cognitive decline.