NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Deciphering the genetics behind eating disorders

By studying the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, an international team is shedding light on the genetic links between eating disorders, mental illnesses and body weight regulation

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Mar 2021

‘Trending’ doctors’ notes could help hospitals predict COVID-19 surges

Data mining technology developed by researchers at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre could help hospitals plan for surges in COVID-19 cases, based on notes recorded electronically by doctors.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Feb 2021

Malnutrition predicts faster functional loss in dementia patients

New research led by King’s College London and  Stavanger University Hospital. highlights the importance of assessing malnutrition in people with dementia, in order to help slow loss of independence or functional decline.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Feb 2021

How research on chronic illnesses will improve Long-COVID-19 treatment

A new paper funded by the NIHR Maudsley BRC, published today in Oxford Open Immunology, examines prior findings in the field of neuroimmunology that suggest potential treatment strategies for patients suffering long-term symptoms from COVID-19.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Feb 2021

Antibiotic may improve outcomes for depression in people with low level inflammation

King’s College London researchers have found evidence that minocycline, a widely used antibiotic with anti-inflammatory properties, gave greater improvement in depressive symptoms in patients with treatment resistant depression with low-grade peripheral inflammation.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Jan 2021