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  • Better healthcare for care homes

    Better healthcare for care homes

    Improving the delivery of existing NHS services to care homes is the focus of a new collaborative project led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme.

    09 May 2013 4:38pm

  • Children's 'healthy' foods marketed at children are higher in fat, sugar and salt

    Children's 'healthy' foods marketed at children are higher in fat, sugar and salt

    Foods being marketed to children in UK supermarkets are less healthy than those marketed to the general population according to researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, who question whether more guidelines may be needed in regulating food marketed to children.

    07 May 2013 4:35pm

  • Interviewers' gestures mislead child-witnesses

    Interviewers' gestures mislead child-witnesses

    Children can easily be led to remember incorrect information through misleading gestures from adults, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire. These findings are being presented this week at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference.

    09 Apr 2013 4:51pm

  • It's all in the genes - preventing rapeseed crop failure

    It's all in the genes - preventing rapeseed crop failure

    Understanding what affects the resistance genes in rapeseed crops is the focus of a new Marie Curie Fellowship research project being led by Dr Henrik Stotz at the University of Hertfordshire.

    25 Mar 2013 4:15pm

  • Designing a new drug against pancreatic cancer

    Designing a new drug against pancreatic cancer

    Stopping the growth and spread of pancreatic cancer is the focus of a new project led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and funded by the Association for International Cancer Research.

    04 Feb 2013 4:13pm

  • Hertfordshire NHS Trust Granted University Trust Status

    Hertfordshire NHS Trust Granted University Trust Status

    The University of Hertfordshire has awarded Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT), the main provider of mental health and learning disability services across the county, University Trust status, making it only the third mental health organisation in the country to be awarded this prestigious status.

    25 Jan 2013 4:21pm

  • Pioneering Research into Dementia

    Pioneering Research into Dementia

    Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire are leading two of the twenty-one new Government-funded projects into dementia research - to boost dementia diagnosis rates and trial ground-breaking treatments, as well as helping people with dementia live well with the condition today.

    17 Jan 2013 3:58pm

  • Care Homes and NHS Need to Work Together

    Care Homes and NHS Need to Work Together

    Care homes and NHS healthcare services must work more closely together to improve levels of care for older people, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire. The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research (NIHR HS&DR) Programme.

    14 Jan 2013 4:10pm

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