The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) will invest millions of pounds into research addressing the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity. The call for proposals follows comments from the Chief Medical Officer who has highlighted obesity as one of the biggest threats to the nation’s health.
The NIHR hopes researchers will submit applications covering a broad spectrum of research that will evaluate interventions and services to determine what practices are cost-effective in preventing and treating obesity in adults and children.
World Cancer Day - the NIHR is highlighting the contributions to cancer research of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMCs), which it co-funds alongside Cancer Research UK and the Departments of Health for England, Scotland and Wales.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has recently listed its top 10 most read articles of 2015, which highlights three studies supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN).
Best Research for Best Health sets out the country’s goals for research and development and demonstrated a commitment to creating a vibrant national research environment that contributed to the health and wealth of England.
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