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University of Birmingham scientists name 'Connshing syndrome' as a new cause of high blood pressure

University of Birmingham scientists name 'Connshing syndrome' as a new cause of high blood pressure
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Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease.
Date:
21/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Immune system can spot tell-tale change in identity of cancer antigens - study

Immune system can spot tell-tale change  in identity of cancer antigens - study
Description
A new study has identified novel mechanisms whereby T cells may be able to distinguish an emerging class of targets specifically increased on cancer cells.
Date:
13/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham welcomes appointment of Sir Bruce Keogh as Chair of Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

University of Birmingham welcomes appointment of Sir Bruce Keogh as Chair of Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Description
The University of Birmingham has strongly supported the merger of Birmingham Children's Hospital and Birmingham Women's Hospital Trusts and we are delighted that the new Trust has secured someone of the national stature and unrivalled experience of Sir Bruce Keogh as its next chair.
Date:
06/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

New insight into role of male hormones in fertility and polycystic ovary syndrome

New insight into role of male hormones in fertility and polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Research led by University of Birmingham scientists in collaboration with Northwestern University in Chicago, US, has provided fresh insight into the role of male hormone in supporting and disrupting the production of eggs by ovarian follicles.
Date:
03/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

A new treatment for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious disease

A new treatment for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious disease
Description
A study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, describes a new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases with benefits for patients and healthcare providers.
Date:
31/03/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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