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Study reveals treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat leaving them at an increased risk of stroke

Study reveals treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat leaving them at an increased risk of stroke
Description
A study by the University of Birmingham has revealed a treatment gap in patients suffering from a heart condition that causes an irregular or abnormally fast heartbeat.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival
Description
One of the largest clinical trials for prostate cancer led by the University of Birmingham has found that adding Abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment improves survival by 37 per cent.
Date:
05/06/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study leads to breakthrough in better understanding acute myeloid leukaemia

Description
A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukaemia.
Date:
23/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Five Awards Won by New University Building Developments

Five Awards Won by New University Building Developments
Description
Four new developments at the University of Birmingham have between them received five regional industry awards for their design and development.
Date:
22/05/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

'Healthy obesity' is a myth, study suggests

'Healthy obesity' is a myth, study suggests
Description
A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that 'healthy' obese people are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than the general population.
Date:
19/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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