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Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure

Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham, has discovered that a drug, commonly used to treat patients with either obesity or Type II diabetes, could be used as a novel new way to lower brain pressure.
Date:
23/08/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Black holes: scientists 'excited' by observations suggesting formation scenarios

Description
Physicists have described how observations of gravitational waves limit the possible explanations for the formation of black holes outside of our galaxy.
Date:
23/08/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Rediscovery of the earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, made available in English for the first time

Rediscovery of the earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, made available in English for the first time
Description
The earliest Latin Commentary on the Gospels, lost for over 1500 years, has been rediscovered and made available in English for the first time.
Date:
23/08/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Consul General visits Birmingham as India marks 70 years of independence

Consul General visits Birmingham as India marks 70 years of independence
Description
The Consul General of India visited the University of Birmingham to learn more about the University's work and its plans for engaging with partners in India.
Date:
18/08/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, International, Research

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Date:
16/08/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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