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08/04/2014

Key Lecture on Antibiotic Resistance by Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England

Key Lecture on Antibiotic Resistance by Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England
Description
Dame Sally has been quoted as saying that antibiotic resistance is "as big a threat to human health as climate change" and started her talk with a quote from a 2013 Lancet article: "We are at the dawn of a postantibiotic era… with almost all disease causing bacteria resistant to the antibiotics commonly used to treat them".
Date:
08/04/2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
16/01/2014

House of Lords Action on Rheumatoid Arthritis

House of Lords Action on Rheumatoid Arthritis
Description
Professor Karim Raza presents at a House of Lords summit on increasing public awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Date:
16/01/2014
Categories:
Alumni, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Sport, Students, Teaching
30/08/2013

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
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Sport, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
06/08/2013

New Birmingham Research Findings: Recovery from hip fracture hindered by depression

New Birmingham Research Findings: Recovery from hip fracture hindered by depression
Description
Professor Janet Lord discusses how depression following a hip fracture hinders recovery from research undertaken by the Musculoskeletal Ageing Research Group, University of Birmingham
Date:
06/08/2013
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Students

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
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/08/2013

Meet the Scientist at Thinktank on 31st October 2013

Meet the Scientist at Thinktank on 31st October 2013
Description
Meet the Scientist at Birmingham's Thinktank Millennium Point on 31st October 2013 featuring scientists, doctors and nurses from the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Date:
05/08/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
17/01/2013
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