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University of Birmingham scholar and athlete Jonny Davies brings back the medals for GB

University of Birmingham scholar and athlete Jonny Davies brings back the medals for GB
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Jonny Davies, third year Biochemistry student and University of Birmingham sport scholar, last week bought home 2 medals for the GB Athletics team at the World University Games in Taipei. With a Silver in the 5000m and a Bronze for 1500m, Davies is proving to be one of the ones to watch on the track, especially given the extremely competitive nature of the 5000m.
Date:
12/09/2017
Categories:
Sport, Students

Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer

Cancer survivors who quit smoking sooner can live longer
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Lung cancer survivors who quit smoking within a year of diagnosis will live for longer than those who continue to smoke, according to new research led by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford.
Date:
12/09/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study shows so-called 'healthy obesity' is harmful to cardiovascular heath

Study shows so-called 'healthy obesity' is harmful to cardiovascular heath
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Clinicians are being warned not to ignore the increased cardiovascular health risks of those who are classed as either 'healthy obese' or deemed to be 'normal weight' but have metabolic abnormalities such as diabetes.
Date:
11/09/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to overweight children in China

Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to overweight children in China
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that Chinese children who go to bed later and sleep less are more likely to be more overweight.
Date:
11/09/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences

University of Birmingham scientist wins £1.4m to unlock mystery of how cancer 'steals the keys' to healthy growth

University of Birmingham scientist wins £1.4m to unlock mystery of how cancer 'steals the keys' to healthy growth
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A Scientist at the University of Birmingham has received a £1.4 million award from Cancer Research UK to carry out pioneering research that may discover how cancer 'steals the keys' from the body's locksmiths, disrupting healthy cell growth and function.
Date:
08/09/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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