Research news

Birmingham professor talks about the language of cancer

Description
A University of Birmingham professor tackles a different aspect of cancer today, as he features in a BBC World Service documentary about the language used to describe the disease.
Date:
19/11/2013

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

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

Research is the key to saving lives, conference hears

Description
Leading academics in the field of maternal health have called on researchers to do more to help save the lives of mothers and babies around the world following a major conference at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
14/11/2013

Birmingham researchers look to give sports clubs a heads-up on concussion dangers

Description
A study looking into what happens to the brains of sportspeople in the aftermath of a concussion – and what could happen if they suffered a subsequent head injury - has been launched by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/11/2013

Birmingham researchers look to give sports clubs a heads-up on concussion dangers

Description
A study looking into what happens to the brains of sportspeople in the aftermath of a concussion – and what could happen if they suffered a subsequent head injury - has been launched by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
06/11/2013

Birmingham research tackles liver transplant failure

Description
The re-infection of transplanted livers with hepatitis C virus (HCV) – which can irreparably damage the new organ - could be halted by administering a drug which blocks the virus entering the liver, research from the University of Birmingham being presented at the Liver Meeting demonstrates.
Date:
06/11/2013

Birmingham researchers find depression in hip fracture patients hinders physical recovery and compromises immunity

Description
Older people who suffer a hip fracture should be routinely tested and treated for depression to aid their recovery and prevent their immune systems from being compromised, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/10/2013

Maori remains make the long journey to their ancestral home

Description
A collection of Maori skeletal remains and a tattooed Maori head discovered at the University of Birmingham were handed back to New Zealand in a spiritual ceremony on Friday.
Date:
18/10/2013

University of Birmingham joins UK government delegation in China to boost research and development

Description
The University of Birmingham's Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Edward Peck will join a UK government delegation led by Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts, on a high profile trade visit to Shenzhen and Guangzhou.
Date:
15/10/2013

New hope for premature babies at risk of brain damage

Description
Babies who suffer a bleed on their brain could be saved from debilitating brain damage after researchers at the University of Birmingham found that a new drug can prevent the swelling of the organ which causes it.
Date:
10/10/2013

Older people urged to get moving to a new, scientifically researched exercise DVD

Description
While the post-Christmas period usually sees a glut of celebrity exercise DVDs hit the shops, a Birmingham researcher is launching an exercise DVD with a difference for an alternative date – Older Adults Day on Tuesday (October 1).
Date:
01/10/2013

Personalisation and co-production - bringing services closer to the needs of users and carers?

Description
Personalisation has the potential to deliver services in new and different ways that are nearer to what service users and their carers want and need.
Date:
01/10/2013

Study confirms long term benefits of tamoxifen are relevant to all women who take it for five years

Description
Taking tamoxifen for an extra five years benefits women with breast cancer that has not spread to the lymph glands (node negative disease), as well as women where lymph node spread was found at operation, updated research from the University of Birmingham being presented at this year's European Cancer conference* demonstrates.
Date:
30/09/2013

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

Description
The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

Description
The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013

Missing immune response may prove a vital link for new leukaemia treatments

Description
Patients suffering from leukaemia could have their immune system engineered to fight the disease, after scientists at the University of Birmingham discovered that they lacked an immune response to a certain class of proteins which could be restored through stem cell transplants.
Date:
19/09/2013

Birmingham gets set to turn orange for eye research

Description
People who suffer from a rare but debilitating eye condition could have their chances of going blind reduced, thanks to a pioneering new test developed by a University of Birmingham researcher who has been given a top award by a sight charity for the work.
Date:
17/09/2013

Prof Ian Henderson on Dara O'Briain's Science Club

Prof Ian Henderson on Dara O'Briain's Science Club
Description
Professor Ian Henderson is a guest on Dara O'Briain's Science Club discussing microbes in the intestines
Date:
30/08/2013

Researchers find depression in hip fracture patients hinders physical recovery and compromises immunity

Description
Older people who suffer a hip fracture should be routinely tested and treated for depression to aid their recovery and prevent their immune systems from being compromised, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
06/08/2013

Birmingham researchers find depression in hip fracture patients hinders physical recovery and compromises immunity

Description
Older people who suffer a hip fracture should be routinely tested and treated for depression to aid their recovery and prevent their immune systems from being compromised, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
02/08/2013
Displaying 61 to 80 of 282
Previous 2 3 4 5 6 Next