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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

Women experiencing delay in labour willing to forsake their own birth plans

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A new study of women's experiences of delay in labour has revealed that many mums-to-be are prepared to abandon their antenatal plans for how they wanted their labours and births to be.
Date:
21/12/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Progesterone supplements do not improve outcomes for women with a history of recurrent miscarriages

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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy do not improve outcomes in women with a history of unexplained recurrent miscarriages.
Date:
25/11/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Diabetes drug could be used to combat fatty liver disease, research shows

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New research published in The Lancet has shown that a drug, currently used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, can be effective in clearing fatty liver disease from some patients. The researchers from the University of Birmingham believe that the findings present the possibility of new therapies for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, for which there is no current licensed treatment.
Date:
20/11/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Her Majesty The Queen attends official ceremony for new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

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Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, unveiled a commemorative plaque at an official ceremony on Thursday, 19 November at the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry at Pebble Mill, Edgbaston.
Date:
19/11/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching
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