Category: Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle

21 April, 2pm: ‘Should physical activity calorie equivalent (PACE) labelling be included on food labels ...

By Professor Ashley Cooper, Professor Angie Page and Jessica Bourne at the University of Bristol ...

Encouraging older people to walk more

16 October 2020

We are looking for volunteers to help us understand why ...

Hundreds take part in study to support people with diabetes during COVID-19

17 September 2020

More than 800 people have now taken part in our ...

Handgrip strength shown to identify people at high risk of type 2 diabetes

2 September 2020

Findings demonstrate handgrip strength could be a cost-effective early screening ...

Body mass index may not be the best indicator of our health – how can we improve it?

30 July 2020

By Dr Karen Coulman, Research Fellow (NIHR Clinical Lectureship), and ...

Coronavirus could trigger diabetes in previously healthy people

23 June 2020

By Julian Hamilton-Shield ,Professor of Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology at ...

Digitalising diabetes support groups in response to COVID-19

4 May 2020

Recruitment is underway for a new study with Diabetes UK ...

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: #DRYMESTER the only safe approach

29 January 2020

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy leads to poorer cognitive functioning in children, according to the most ...

Developing and testing interventions for dietary change in routine care to reduce cardiovascular risk

28 January 2020

BRC Nutrition theme seminar series Professor Susan Jebb leads the NIHR Oxford BRC Obesity, Diet ...

Brilliant teamwork, lads! Results from Gromit Unleashed 2 healthy living quiz published

19 December 2019

Results from a mini healthy living quiz, devised by researchers and completed by more than ...

Complementary and alternative therapies to treat colic: the jury’s still out but some therapies show promise

12 November 2019

A review of the evidence on the use of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies to ...

Event brings together PhD students and Early Career Researchers across BRC

21 October 2019

Thirty PhD students and Early Career Researchers (ECR) attended the NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre ...

NIHR Bristol BRC appoints Signant Health to explore the use of eConsent in a prostate cancer study

15 October 2019

The National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Bristol BRC) at the ...

Childhood obesity: what is the minimum change in BMI-SDS needed to reduce body fat?

18 September 2019

Childhood obesity interventions that lead to children’s body mass index standard deviation scores (BMI-SDS) being ...