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Landmark signing provides boost to Birmingham Life Sciences

Landmark signing provides boost to Birmingham Life Sciences
Description
The University of Birmingham has purchased 9.9acres of land in the Selly Oak area to develop a brand new Life Sciences Park.
Date:
23/03/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
16/03/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens  play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Scientists led by the University of Birmingham have discovered that a new class of male sex hormones known as androgens plays a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Addison's patients lack killer immune cells - study

Description
Research led by University of Birmingham scientists has found that people suffering from the adrenal disorder known as Addison's disease suffer from an immune system defect which makes them prone to potentially deadly respiratory infections.
Date:
27/02/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Increased levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that increasing the levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength in humans.
Date:
15/02/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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