News and updates
Omega-3 helps fight obesity-related disease
New research shows omega-3 supplements could help lower the risk of diseases associated with obesity, like type 2 diabetes, liver disease and heart disease.Read more
New smartphone app for arthritis patients
We are testing a prototype app that uses mobile phones’ movement detectors to track the daily activity and joint pain of rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Surgeons trial new drug to help brain haemorrhage patients
Surgeons in Southampton aim to improve outcomes for brain haemorrhage patients in the trial of a new drug based on an antioxidant found in broccoli.
Nurses' winnings spent on toys for children with complex needs
Our paediatric research nurses have chosen to use their £2000 Hospital Heroes award to make the children’s area a more welcoming and interesting place for children with complex needs.
Exploring patients' views about whole genome testing
Research at the facility is investigating what participants think about genomic testing and their experience of taking part in the NHS’s world-leading project to sequence 100,000 genomes.
Children with ‘wobbly eye’ disorder struggle to recognise faces
A new Southampton-led study shows that children with the eye movement disorder nystagmus may have greater difficulty recognising faces than other things.
CRF nursing team wins hospital heroes award
Our paediatric research nurse team has won the Hospital Heroes clinical impact award for delivering a new meningitis vaccine for children.