Primary school teachers experience higher levels of clinically significant distress than people in comparable professions, according to the first study to make the comparison over a sustained time period.
NIHR-funded researcher Professor Roman Hovorka has been nominated for the Groundbreaking Pioneer or Discovery category of The Sun’s Who Cares Wins health awards for his research developing an artificial pancreas for people with type 1 diabetes.
A new rapid technique for genetic sequencing developed by NIHR researchers has been successfully used to diagnose children in intensive care, enabling them to receive the best treatment and reducing the time they have to spend in hospital.
A team led by clinicians from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded NIHR funding to carry out pioneering research to investigate how to improve the support available to young people experiencing symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD).
Training teachers to focus their attention on positive conduct and to avoid jumping to correct minor disruption improves child behaviour, concentration and mental health, finds a study funded by the NIHR.
Over 3,000 primary school children in polluted areas of London and Luton will have their lung health monitored over a four-year period in a new international study funded by the NIHR, launched today by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.