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Multiple long-term conditions

Health informatics Q&A, with Dr Mo Osman

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We are delighted to welcome Dr Mo Osman to the team as BRC Informatics Fellow. His role is brand new and reflects the…

People with Long-COVID after hospitalisation face limited recovery after one year

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People who were hospitalised with COVID-19 and continued to experience symptoms at five months show limited further recovery one year after hospital discharge.

These findings are from recent results of…

Newcastle BRC Director to present at NIHR conference

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Professor Avan Sayer will deliver keynote address at the NIHR Academy Members’ Conference this year.

The conference will take place online on 23 and 24 November 2021. The title for…

Five steps for action from the International Sarcopenia Translational Research Conference 2021

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Following a successful event, jointly hosted by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (Newcastle BRC) and Newcastle University’s AGE Research Group, we look at the key messages for interdisciplinary…

Frailty in Chronic Limb Threatening Ischaemia (FraiLTI)

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Principal Investigator: Mr Sandip Nandhra

Full title: A prospective multicentre observational study to determine the incidence of frailty, sarcopenia and multimorbidity in chronic limb threatening ischaemia and the associated impact…

Using EEG to understand and identify delirium in inpatients with Parkinson’s disease

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Principal Investigator: Dr Rachael Lawson

Research has shown that people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are at increased risk of delirium. Delirium is an acute neuropsychiatric syndrome associated with altered levels…

Characterising the dynamic inter-relationships between polypharmacy and multiple long-term conditions

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Principal Investigator: Professor Nick Reynolds

Full project title: Characterising the dynamic inter-relationships between polypharmacy and multiple long-term conditions. Using artificial intelligence (AI) to map patient journeys into multimorbidity clusters in…

SARC-NET: Paving the way for public participation in sarcopenia research

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In a project funded by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), researchers have facilitated patient participation in sarcopenia research through a brand-new dedicated registry.

Background

The NIHR Newcastle BRC is…

Understanding how local area deprivation, health inequality and multimorbidity contribute to progression of dementia and cognitive impairment

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Principal Investigator: Dr Calum Hamilton

The Study

As many as 40% of dementia cases may be preventable through addressing modifiable individual risk factors in earlier life. However, many of these factors…

Funding boost to research multimorbidity in hospital patients

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Scientists have been given almost £4m to improve understanding of multimorbidity in hospital patients.

Research led by Newcastle University will focus on multiple long-term conditions in hospitalised patients and is…

How can we live longer in better health?

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Newcastle experts contribute to House of Lords report on healthy ageing and make recommendations for improvements.

Today (Friday 15th January 2021), the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee

Changing healthcare through patient-led research: a trainee’s story

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A recent study conducted by Newcastle BRC’s Liver Disease theme PhD student, Jadine Scragg, and supervised by NIHR Clinical…