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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

Novavax trial reveals 89.3% effectiveness in preventing COVID-19

Interim analysis of study shows that the NIHR-supported Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is 89.3% effective at preventing COVID-19, including effectiveness against the new variants of concern.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 29 Jan 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

The significant effect of lockdown on gambler’s mental health

King’s College London study assesses the potential impacts of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown on longer term depression, anxiety, and stress in gamblers in the UK.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Jan 2021