Beacon Medical Group is to become the first place in the South West to offer its patients the chance to take part in an innovative clinical trial investigating whether swallowing a special sponge can detect Barrett’s Oesophagus - a condition that can increase a person’s risk of developing oesophageal (food pipe) cancer.Read " Plymouth patients to be offered ‘sponge …"
Research News — articles for 2018
A dementia screening app developed by two Plymouth psychologists has been named a winner at the world's largest healthcare awards programme, the HSJ Awards.Read " Dementia screening app wins national awa…"
Last month, colleagues past and present gathered together at an event to mark the official retirement of Rob Sneyd, Professor of Anaesthesia and Dean of the University of Plymouth Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry since 1998.Read " Valedictory symposium held to celebrate …"
Researchers from Plymouth are leading a major national study to help smokers to cut down, even if they don’t want to kick the habit entirely.Read " Plymouth research study is helping smoke…"
The Research, Development and Innovation team are looking to involve the people of Plymouth and the local community in designing the new research strategy for University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.Read " Would you like to be involved in health …"
Teenagers in Plymouth are to be the first - and only - in the South West to join the fight against meningitis, by taking part in a major national study.Read " Plymouth teenagers taking part in major …"
ACEmobile, a dementia screening app developed by two Plymouth psychologists, has made the final in two categories of the world’s largest healthcare awards programme, the HSJ Awards.Read " Dementia screening app shortlisted for t…"
An epilepsy monitoring app, co-developed by a Plymouth psychologist, is one of six technology projects featured by the NHS to celebrate digital innovation within healthcare.Read " Epilepsy monitoring app featured in cele…"
“For busy people to take the time, like this, to get together and share ideas, and to collaborate on research … that’s the absolute gold standard,” said Roy Lilley, speaking at last month’s Research, Development and Innovation conference.Read " “Collaborative research, like this, is t…"
An innovative study, led by researchers at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and the University of Plymouth, is seeking to improve survival rates for patients following major surgery.Read " A world-first study aims to improve surv…"