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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

Musical Sun reduces range of magnetic activity

Musical Sun reduces range of magnetic activity
Description
A study of the Sun led by the University of Birmingham using sound waves suggests that the layer in which the significant magnetic activity is located has grown thinner in recent years.
Date:
04/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical 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

Clean cold offers India's farmers sustainable economic growth - study

Clean cold offers India's farmers sustainable economic growth - study
Description
'Clean Cold' chains are essential to the progression of India's farming industry, according to a new report.
Date:
28/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Birmingham and Beijing neuro experts host global conference

Birmingham and Beijing neuro experts host global conference
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham and Peking University hosted a international conference in Beijing that saw top researchers gather to discuss the science behind human decision making.
Date:
27/06/2017
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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