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#TeamResearch - We couldn’t have done it without you!

#TeamResearch - We couldn’t have done it without you!

20 Jul

As our #TeamResearch campaign draws to a close, we take a moment to reflect on the celebrations, and the extraordinary people making the extraordinary happen in research then, now, and in the future.

Welsh innovation changing the future of healthcare research

Welsh innovation changing the future of health care research

13 Jul

Ever faster advances in technology have transformed every aspect of our lives in the 70 years since the NHS was born, none more so than in the NHS itself.

Wales plays leading role in one of the world’s biggest cancer trials

Wales plays leading role in one of the world’s biggest cancer trials

12 Jul

The STAMPEDE cancer trial has recruited its 10,000th patient, and has been responsible for improving the lives of hundreds of prostate cancer patients in Wales.

Socialising with friends key to tackling teenage inactivity

Socialising with friends key to tackling teenage inactivity

12 Jul

New research into teenage inactivity undertaken at Swansea University Medical School has shown that young people are more likely to take up exercise which is fun and can be done with their friends.

Wales’ role in the genomic revolution

Wales’ role in the genomic revolution

12 Jul

As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary, we look at Wales’ pioneering role in this type of ‘precision medicine’ – and what this might mean for us all in the future.

How researchers in Wales are looking beyond the medicine cabinet to improve the lives of those living with dementia

How researchers in Wales are looking beyond the medicine cabinet to improve the lives of those living with dementia

11 Jul

As the number of people over 65 in Wales grows faster than anywhere else in the UK, research is rising to the challenge of helping ensure good physical, mental and social wellbeing into retirement and beyond.