Research news

New link between gut microbiome and artery hardening discovered

The level of diversity of the ‘good bacteria’ in our digestive systems has been found to be linked to a feature of cardiovascular disease – hardening of the arteries – in new research by experts at the University of Nottingham and King’s College London.

Centre announces five more years of osteoarthritis research funding

The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis has been awarded a further £2m from Arthritis Research UK to continue its research into improving the understanding of the effects of sport and exercise on joint health and osteoarthritis.