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Poor mental health in the West Midlands region costs more than £3000 per person, study finds

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A new study has estimated the financial impact of poor mental health on the West Midlands region to be over £12 billion per year, including nearly £2 billion a year as a direct cost to the NHS – equivalent to more than £3000 for every person living in the area.
Date:
31/01/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

Saliva test could offer new way to check immunity

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New research from the University of Birmingham shows that antibody levels in saliva are linked to those in blood serum, suggesting a new method for assessment of protection against bacterial infections.
Date:
15/12/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

M40 Alliance forms to accelerate arthritis therapy

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A new partnership to speed up the development of novel treatments for arthritis has been launched, supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.
Date:
07/12/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham signs agreement with Chinese medical researchers

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Wenzhou Medical University to explore new opportunities for working together on translational and allied health research.
Date:
05/12/2016
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Old Joe turns red for World AIDS Day

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Old Joe will be turning red today, Thursday 1st December, to recognise World Aids Day, and to highlight some of the ongoing research taking place at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/12/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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