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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

Principal appointed for new University of Birmingham School

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The University of Birmingham and the governors of the University of Birmingham School are delighted to announce the appointment of one of the country's most outstanding headteachers to its flagship training school. Michael Roden, Head of King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Birmingham, will join the University of Birmingham School as Principal in April 2014 in order to prepare for its opening in September 2015.
Date:
11/12/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Does doctor know best? A new approach to "evidence" based health care

Does doctor know best? A new approach to "evidence" based health care
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Leading health care experts have today called for a fresh approach to evaluating treatment amid claims that dog walking and singing classes can lead to greater health improvements than traditional medicine for some patients.
Date:
18/11/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
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