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Targeting dementia in the earlier stages of the condition could be critical for the success of future therapies, say researchers from the University of Bristol, who have found that the very earliest symptoms of dementia might be due to abnormal stability...

Neuro-physiotherapist Melanie Falk has been elected to the board of the Association for Chartered Physiotherapists on Neurology (ACPIN). Mel is a member of MOVE HIT's executive team.

Two Health Integration Teams (HITs), Bristol Bones and Joints and STITCH, are responsible for £340,000 annual savings in the city’s two acute trusts, through changes to services and care pathways.

Health Integration Teams (HITs) have brought £3,988,121 of funding to the region since July 2016. Some of these awards are for research, while others are for service innovation.

New research has found NHS patients admitted to hospital at the weekend with a hip fracture are at no greater risk of death compared to weekdays. In fact, the risk of death during the hospital stay was lower at the weekend than in the week.

A new Evaluation Online Network, open to anyone in the West of England and beyond, launched on 7 March. So far the network includes 64 staff working in a variety organisations and settings with an interest in evaluation.

Fifteen students from Redland Green School's post 16 centre presented their research findings to a group of senior health researchers on Wednesday 22 March. This was the culmination of two terms' work during which the students explored the world of healt...

Researchers have generated the first immortalised cell lines which allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells. The team, from the University of Bristol and NHS Blood and Transplant, were able to manufacture red blood cells in a more efficient sc...

The Parkinson's and Other Movement Disorders Health Integration Team (MOVE HIT) at North Bristol NHS Trust hosted the Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Nurse Association Annual Conference on 16-17 March 2017.

Telomeres are regions of repetitive DNA at the end of human chromosomes, which protect the end of the chromosome from damage. Whilst shorter telomeres are hypothesized biological markers of older age and have been linked to many diseases, including cancer...

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