Patients receiving low dose steroid at increased risk of cardiovascular disease

08 December 2020 Glucocorticoids are steroids widely prescribed to treat a range of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. While high doses of steroids are known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, the impact of lower doses is unknown. A study published in PLOS Medcine by Mar Pujades-Rodriguez at Leeds University and colleagu es suggests that even […]

Blood Test To Speed Lung Cancer Diagnosis is Highly Cost Effective, Study Finds

27th January 2020 A study funded by The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) SBRI programme and led by Leeds University Academic Unit of Health Economics, supported by the NIHR Leeds In-vitro Diagnostics Co-operative (NIHR Leeds MIC), shows that using a blood test in the cancer risk assessment of indeterminate pulmonary nodules is highly cost-effective […]