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Posted 26 April 2016

Flu jab works better when given in the morning, research shows

New research from the University of Birmingham suggests that administering vaccinations in the morning, rather than the afternoon, could induce greater, and thus more protective, antibody responses with the potential to lead to more efficient flu prevention strategies.

Posted 07 April 2016

Birmingham Academic to feature on BBC's 'How to Stay Young' programme

University of Birmingham academic, Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, will be appearing on the BBC's How to Stay Young programme on Thursday 7th April at 9pm, demonstrating and offering expertise on the 'Sit to Rise' test, an easy-to-administer test, measuring flexibility and strength in the elderly.

Posted 31 March 2016

Dentistry ranked 17th in the World

The University of Birmingham is among the top 50 places in the world to study dentistry, according to a prestigious global survey of universities.

Posted 24 March 2016

New cancer imaging scans to reduce the need for risky surgery

Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.

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