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Research suggests that diabetes could be due to failure of beta cell 'hubs'

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The significant role of beta cell 'hubs' in the pancreas has been demonstrated for the first time, suggesting that diabetes may due to the failure of a privileged few cells, rather than the behaviour of all cells.
Date:
21/07/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Chinese media chiefs sign agreement with University of Birmingham

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Chinese media chiefs visited the Shakespeare Institute, in Stratford-upon-Avon to sign an agreement to collaborate on publishing the University of Birmingham's work in China.
Date:
21/07/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Olympic bid cities should boost bargaining position to avoid future risk

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Cities bidding to host future Olympic Games should sharpen their negotiating skills to help avoid financial ruin - according to a University of Birmingham report.
Date:
20/07/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

GP records indicate long term effects on patients of 'mini-strokes'

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New findings from the University of Birmingham challenge the 'transient' nature of mini-strokes and provide insight into the long term impact of an under-recognised condition. TIA patients in the study consulted their GPs more frequently than similarly aged patients for fatigue, cognitive impairment and anxiety or depression.
Date:
20/07/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Youngest siblings more likely to go into business, study finds.

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New research into birth order effects has found that the last-born children of non-entrepreneurial parents are more likely to go into business than first-borns.
Date:
14/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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