Funding to help test new MS intervention
Plymouth University news: A research team led by Dr Jenny Freeman has received more than £350,000 funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to trial a new intervention designed to help people with severe MS.
REVERT Study findings
University of Plymouth: Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) REVERT Study findings
New study looking to prevent hospital admissions of older people in Cornwall
Helen Lyndon's study will develop, implement and test a nurse-led intervention to improve healthy living in older people with frailty.
Nurse’s research to help older people live healthier lives
Helen Lyndon, a nurse consultant whose work centres on caring for older people, has begun a four-year fellowship at the University of Plymouth to develop and test a nurse-led intervention to improve healthy living in older people with frailty.
Autism research team invited on to national network
The Welcome Research Hub – comprised of academics from the School of Psychology, Plymouth Institute of Education and Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) – will be joining charity Autistica’s ‘Discover’ Research Network.
£2.7 million study to focus on dementia support workers in primary care
A new study led by the University of Plymouth is investigating how to introduce dementia support workers into GPs surgeries, with the ultimate aim of improving the quality of life for dementia patients and their carers.
Clinically isolated syndromes (CIS)
University of Plymouth: Find out how you can take part in the SWIMS project if you have CIS.
Researchers recruiting local smokers to major national study looking at reducing cigarette consumption
Researchers are looking for hundreds of Plymouth smokers who don’t want to quit but do want to reduce the number of cigarettes they smoke, to take part in the Trial of physical Activity and Reduction of Smoking (TARS) study
Obesity and diabetes research
Plymouth University's obesity and diabetes research theme. Weight gain and obesity have a major impact on health and quality of life. However, the origins of obesity are complex and effective prevention strategies and treatment interventions are lacking
Project launched to teach Tai Chi to people with dementia
Plymouth University news: The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit, part of Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, is playing a role in this study