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Tommy's opens UK's first national early miscarriage centre

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Tommy's, the UK baby charity that funds research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth, is to open the country's first national clinical research centre dedicated to early miscarriage on 1 April, comprising of a partnership of three universities: The University of Birmingham, The University of Warwick, and Imperial College London.
Date:
21/01/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Current therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease shown to be ineffective

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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that physiotherapy and occupational therapy do not produce improvements in quality of life for patients with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease.
Date:
19/01/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Very small reductions in kidney function linked with heart disease

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Very small reductions in kidney function are directly linked to subtle heart and blood vessel damage, according to new research from the University of Birmingham, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). This shows for the first time that the heart damage seen in people with Chronic Kidney Disease is a direct result of their reduced kidney function.
Date:
15/01/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Pioneering study to help adults delay frailty and live independently for longer

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A major study, involving researchers from the University of Birmingham, has launched aiming to help older people stay fitter and live independently for longer.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham staff recognised in New Year Honours

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Two leading lights at the University of Birmingham have been recognised in the 2016 New Year Honours.
Date:
04/01/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Vice Chancellor
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