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University of Leicester in the news: 10 October - 19 October 2011

University of Leicester in the news: 10 October - 19 October 2011

Posted by fi17 at Oct 28, 2011 03:30 PM |

A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media

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How a regular walk can help kidney disease patients stay healthy

Posted by fi17 at Oct 20, 2011 04:00 PM |

Exercise reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to new research involving the University of Leicester.

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Prestigious award combines University innovations with design know-how

Prestigious award combines University innovations with design know-how

Posted by fi17 at Oct 18, 2011 12:20 PM |

Design Council Award will help transform four academic projects into viable commercial products

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University of Leicester in the news: 5 September - 9 October 2011

University of Leicester in the news: 5 September - 9 October 2011

Posted by pt91 at Oct 17, 2011 03:20 PM |

A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media

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University researchers' innovative new diabetes test features in national report

University researchers' innovative new diabetes test features in national report

Posted by fi17 at Oct 14, 2011 11:59 AM |

New system means pharmacists can test patients and give results in minutes, making it easier to detect those at risk of type 2 diabetes

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Genes for every occasion: links to heart and lung health identified

Genes for every occasion: links to heart and lung health identified

Posted by pt91 at Sep 26, 2011 04:50 PM |

This last week has seen two high profile studies linking genes to prevalent illnesses by teams with expertise from the University of Leicester.

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New blood test spots missed medication

New blood test spots missed medication

Posted by pt91 at Sep 22, 2011 05:05 PM |

The University of Leicester has been assisting our neighbours, De Montfort University, in developing a simple test that only requires a 5mm spot of your blood.

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Genes that pile on the pressure identified

Genes that pile on the pressure identified

Posted by pt91 at Sep 14, 2011 04:05 PM |

University of Leicester researchers have been involved in identifying six gene regions with links to high blood pressure.

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University of Leicester involved in three new Biomedical Research Units

University of Leicester involved in three new Biomedical Research Units

Posted by pt91 at Sep 14, 2011 03:05 PM |

New partnerships focus on Cardiovascular Diseases; Diet, Lifestyle and Nutrition and Respiratory Disease.

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Three nominations for Leicester in Times Higher Awards 2011

Three nominations for Leicester in Times Higher Awards 2011

Posted by pt91 at Sep 12, 2011 03:15 PM |

The shortlist for the most prestigious awards in the Higher Education sector has been announced and the University of Leicester has picked up a hat-trick of nominations

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