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Researchers identify inflammatory biomarkers indicating brain injury

Researchers identify inflammatory biomarkers indicating brain injury
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified inflammatory biomarkers which indicate whether the brain has suffered injury.
Date:
10/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years

Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered that patients who suffer from both Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea are at greater risk of developing a condition that leads to blindness within an average period of less than four years.
Date:
04/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New study links antibiotic resistance to common household disinfectant triclosan

New study links antibiotic resistance to common household disinfectant triclosan
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Norwich Research Park have discovered a link between a major mechanism of antibiotic resistance and resistance to the disinfectant triclosan which is commonly found in domestic products.
Date:
03/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
Description
Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival suggesting that controlling this mechanism could stop progression of the disease, according to new research by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford.
Date:
26/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham
Description
Senior leaders from Nankai University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore future research partnerships, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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