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University of Leeds researchers lead £20 million fight against cardiovascular diseases

Researchers from the University of Leeds are leading the fight against heart diseases thanks to more than £20 million of funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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Student satisfaction rises

The University recorded another uplift in performance in this year’s National Student Survey, with 88% of our final year students saying they are satisfied with the quality of their course at Leeds.

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Scientists unlock key to blood vessel formation

Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered a gene that plays a vital role in blood vessel formation, research which adds to our knowledge of how early life develops.

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Professor Mark Bellamy (School of Medicine), and President of the Intensive Care Society, talks about the threat of sepsis, as the effectiveness of antibiotics lessens.

BBC Radio 4
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Tickling your ear could be good for your heart

Research by Dr Jenny Clancy and Professor Jim Deuchars (Faculty of Biological Sciences) shows that stimulating the ear with a TENS machine is good for the heart.

Nature World News
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Tickling your ear could be good for your heart

Research by Dr Jenny Clancy and Professor Jim Deuchars (Faculty of Biological Sciences) shows that stimulating the ear with a TENS machine is good for the heart.

Daily Telegraph
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