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Health data: first UK snapshot review of research activity and key investments

23 May 2018

Mapping the Landscape of UK Health Data Research and Innovation is a new landmark report which gives a snapshot of key activities and major investments in the complex and flourishing area of UK health data research.

Improving heart health could prevent frailty in old age

21 May 2018

New research, funded by the MRC, found that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could be prevented.

UK Biobank data reveals new Alzheimer’s risk gene

18 May 2018

An international research team funded by the MRC, and led by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Queensland, has identified three new genes linked to the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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