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Self-employed men have higher levels of testosterone, study finds

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An abundance of the sex hormone testosterone is associated with being self-employed, a study from the University of Birmingham, University of Surrey and the University of Adelaide study has found.
Date:
01/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Jamaican Olympics legacy continues to inspire in Birmingham

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The legacy of the Jamaican track and field team's stay in Birmingham will live on and inspire even more young people in the form of a brand new scholarship at the University of Birmingham, launched today.
Date:
21/02/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Students

Mother Teresa: the 'demon' saint

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The late Mother Teresa, one of the world's highest-profile religious figures, was accused of being mad, vain, evil, and also of having an inappropriate relationship with a priest who was her spiritual director, according to newly published research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
10/02/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

British medical tourists seeking treatment overseas without sufficient information and advice

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A team of researchers has found that British people travelling abroad for medical treatment are often unaware of the potential health and financial consequences they could face.
Date:
04/02/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham launches policy commission report: Healthy Ageing in the 21st Century: The best is yet to come

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Cultural sensitivity should be a vital component in all future services for older people, experts at the University of Birmingham, will say today (Monday).
Date:
03/02/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
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