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Surgery patients in lower income countries have three times greater risk of dying

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New research has shown that patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries.
Date:
04/05/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Extended rest between weight lifting sets could help muscle growth

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have found that extended rest intervals between sets of weight-lifting could help with muscle growth.
Date:
03/05/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Exposure to particulate air pollutants associated with numerous cancers

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Researchers have found that long-term exposure to environmental pollutants was associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.
Date:
29/04/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New £180m fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

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A major new fund designed to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills across the Midlands Engine, has been officially launched today with significant backing from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning

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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that flu vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning. The findings, published in the journal Vaccine, suggest administering vaccinations in the morning, rather than the afternoon, could induce greater, and thus more protective, antibody responses.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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