The latest research and news from the NIHR CLAHRC Oxford and our partners
13 June 2019
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.
25 February 2019
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
14 February 2019
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.
30 November 2018
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.
30 November 2018
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.
17 May 2018
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.
27 April 2018
A 10% tax on sweet snacks could lead to a similar reduction in consumer demand as taxing sugar-sweetened drinks, with the potential effect expected to be greatest in low-income households.
22 February 2018
CLAHRC Oxford supported researchers were recently invited to present evidence to the ‘suicide and self-harm’ All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG). The group were surprised and impressed by the evidence presented and intend to forward it to the Minister for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt.
New study on health service costs of self-harm emphasises need for effective clinical services and prevention initiatives
8 September 2017
CLAHRC Oxford supported study reveals the health service costs for hospital care of people who self-harm, emphasising the need for effective clinical services and prevention initiatives.
8 August 2017
Usama Ali, medical statistician at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM), wowed the crowd at the Royal Statistical Society's (RSS) Young Statisticians Meeting, winning best presentation for his work on a CLAHRC Oxford funded project preventing falls in hospitals.
25 July 2017
A CLAHRC Oxford infographic, produced to share the preliminary results of the OxFAB study with participants of the study, has been shortlisted as part of the NIHR’s Let’s Get Digital competition.
25 November 2016
HRH Princess Anne presents Professor Susan Jebb and Dr Carmen Piernas with British Nutrition Foundation awards
26 October 2016
A CLAHRC Oxford and Oxford AHSN study led by our Early Intervention theme lead and Deputy Director, Professor Belinda Lennox, has shown how early community intervention to tackle psychosis paves the way to shave £63 million off the societal costs of the illness.
23 September 2016
The NIHR CLAHRC Oxford is delighted to announce the launch of 11 new projects tackling issues ranging from weight management and mental health to understanding and using patient experience feedback to improve health services.
15 June 2016
CLAHRC Oxford is delighted to have received an honourable mention in the Outreach and Public Engagement category at the 2016 OxTALENT awards for an infographic produced to share the preliminary results of The Oxford Food and Activity Behaviours (OxFAB) study with its participants.
16 February 2016
Nearly 100 people from over 20 organisations came together under one roof in late November last year. Their purpose? To identify new opportunities for collaborations and explore some of the barriers and facilitators to collaboration in health and social care at our second annual Stakeholder Symposium.