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Research shows treatment for rheumatoid arthritis works less well in patients with depression symptoms

Recently published research shows that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) responded less well to biologics, the key treatment for many autoimmune rheumatological diseases, if they also had symptoms of depression when they started the treatment.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 Feb 2018

NIHR Maudsley BRC Research Champions announced

As part of NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and King’s Diversity and Inclusion charters we have appointed five Research Champions.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Feb 2018

Bipolar Disorder researchers awarded international grant

The European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme has given R-Link €7.7m for a cohort trial of lithium initiation, the results of which could provide people with bipolar disorder and clinicians better and more accurate information to make appropriate decisions regarding prescription of  lithium.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Jan 2018

Exposure to nature in cities beneficial for mental wellbeing

Researchers at King’s College London, landscape architects J & L Gibbons and art foundation Nomad Projects have used smartphone-based technology to assess the relationship between nature in cities and momentary mental wellbeing in real time. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Jan 2018

1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems

A new King’s College London study, funded by NIHR, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, found that 1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems. This is more common than previously thought – but two simple questions can help identify these problems so that women can be treated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Jan 2018
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