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ACE inhibitors and ARBs not associated with severity of Coronavirus

Researchers have found ACE inhibitors (a type of blood pressure medicine commonly used in patients with high blood pressure or diabetes) and ARBs (used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure) did not increase the severity of COVID-19 disease in patients in two hospitals.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Jul 2020

Growing numbers of alcohol related hospital admissions linked to local spending cuts

A new BRC supported study by King’s College London has shown an association between increases in alcohol related hospital admissions and decreases in spending on alcohol services since they came under the responsibility of local authorities in 2012.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Jul 2020

New Research Training and Capacity Development lead announced

Dr Rina Dutta has been appointed to the role and is set to take over as Professor Richard Brown retires as Training and Capacity Development Lead for the NIHR Maudsley BRC.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Jun 2020

Study shows Cognitive Remediation Therapy leads to improvement in cognitive skills and well-being in people with bipolar disorder

Researchers have found promising results in a proof-of-concept clinical trial targeted at improving cognition in people with bipolar disorder.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Jun 2020

Introducing the CRIS Natural Language Processing (NLP) Service

This blog was written by Dr Anna Kolliakou, Clinical Informatics Interface and Network Lead, and Professor Rob Stewart, Clinical and Population Informatics Lead at the NIHR Maudsley BRC.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 22 Jun 2020