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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

New centre of excellence for children and young people's mental health launched

​Plans for a ground-breaking new £65m centre for children and young people’s mental health have been announced today.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Feb 2020

Exposure to trauma ‘activates’ genes into causing depression

The genetic risk of inheriting depression is doubled for people who report having been exposed to trauma

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Jan 2020

New study finds evidence for reduced brain connections in schizophrenia

Innovative NIHR Maudsley BRC-funded research has used advanced scanning methods to show lower levels of a protein found in the connections between neurons in the living brains of people with schizophrenia.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Jan 2020

CRIS blog: Using CRIS to evaluate mental health diagnoses in routine national statistics

Dr Katrina Davis is a Research Associate working with Professor Matthew Hotopf and with the UK Biobank Mental Health Outcomes Consortium. She will be starting a BRC PhD studentship in October this year, working with the CRIS database.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Apr 2018