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Study finds GPs are unwilling to refer patients for bowel cancer checks

Study finds GPs are unwilling to refer patients for bowel cancer checks
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GPs can be reluctant to refer patients with symptoms of bowel cancer for further investigations, a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Exeter has found.
Date:
21/09/2017

Women in preterm labour to be offered antibiotics to combat Group B Strep

Women in preterm labour to be offered antibiotics to combat Group B Strep
Description
Women who go into labour before 37 weeks of pregnancy should be offered antibiotics to prevent a possible transmission of Group B Streptococcal (GBS), according to updated guidance published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
Date:
19/09/2017

University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress

University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress
Description
The world's first international congress dedicated to clean cold will see academic experts join leaders from industry and government to map a global response to ever-increasing global demands for cooling.
Date:
18/09/2017

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success
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Researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham welcomed a delegation of senior colleagues from a leading Brazilian university to further strengthen ties between the two institutions.
Date:
16/09/2017

Women in preterm labour to be offered antibiotics to combat Group B Strep

Women in preterm labour to be offered antibiotics to combat Group B Strep
Description
Women who go into labour before 37 weeks of pregnancy should be offered antibiotics to prevent a possible transmission of Group B Streptococcal, according to updated guidance published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.The Green-top Guideline has been co-authored by Professor Peter Brocklehurst at the University of Birmingham and provides guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists.
Date:
16/09/2017

University of Birmingham researchers reveal emerging signalling mechanism in G protein-coupled receptors

University of Birmingham researchers reveal emerging signalling mechanism in G protein-coupled receptors
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham shows more precisely how G protein-coupled receptors are the key target of a large number of drugs.
Date:
16/09/2017

Parkinson's disease: taking a look at treatment options and support

Parkinson's disease: taking a look at treatment options and support
Description
Dr Alison Cooper, Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Pharmacology, takes a look at treatment options and support available for people diagnosed with Parkinson's disease for The Birmingham Brief.
Date:
16/09/2017

New evidence shows that healthy obesity is a myth

New evidence shows that healthy obesity is a myth
Description
Dr Rishi Caleyachetty, an epidemiologist at the University of Birmingham, writes for The Conversation UK on how new evidence shows that healthy obesity is a myth.
Date:
15/09/2017

Parkinson's disease: taking a look at treatment options and support

Description
Dr Alison Cooper discusses treatment options and support for people with Parkinson's disease.
Date:
14/09/2017

Parkinson's disease: taking a look at treatment options and support

Description
Dr Alison Cooper discusses treatment options and support for people with Parkinson's disease.
Date:
14/09/2017
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