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Research projects to the fore on International Clinical Trials Day

- For International Clinical Trials Day today, the University is highlighting two research projects which show the importance of clinical trials to public health.

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Research aims to improve access to music for people using hearing aids

- Beethoven composed some of his most famous works after he became profoundly deaf.

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Hi-tech nanoknife treatment to kill kidney tumour

- A pioneering procedure has been carried out by a University of Leeds specialist using a hi-tech ‘nanoknife’ technology to destroy cancer cells using pulses of high voltage electrical current.

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Hand washing vital in multi-bed hospital wards

- Hospital room designs make a significant difference to the likelihood of bugs being spread through person-to-person contact between medics and patients, according to University of Leeds research.

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Innovation gives pregnant women with diabetes round-the-clock glucose control

- Achieving better glucose control in pregnant women with diabetes by using continuous glucose monitoring may help them give birth to healthier children, new research from the University of Leeds says.

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Older people at higher risk of emergency cancer diagnosis

- People over 60 are at higher risk of being diagnosed with lung or bowel cancer as an emergency in hospital than younger people, according to a new report, led by the University of Leeds.

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