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30/08/2017

Rugby players take part in ground-breaking concussion study

Rugby players take part in ground-breaking concussion study
Description
Rugby players from Aviva Premiership Rugby and Greene King IPA Championship are to take part in a major study led by the University of Birmingham as part of its work to develop a ground-breaking pitch-side test to diagnose concussion and brain injury.
Date:
30/08/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
26/08/2017

New healthcare apps co-launched by Birmingham researchers to personalise atrial fibrillation care

New healthcare apps co-launched by Birmingham researchers to personalise atrial fibrillation care
Description
The new 'CATCH ME' apps, developed by the CATCH ME consortium, have been aligned to 2016 European Society of Cardiology guidelines and will support the healthcare professional-patient relationship.
Date:
26/08/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
23/08/2017

Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure

Scientists discover common obesity and diabetes drug reduces rise in brain pressure
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham, published today in Science Translational Medicine, has discovered that a drug commonly used to treat patients with either obesity or Type II diabetes could be used as a novel new way to lower brain pressure.
Date:
23/08/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/08/2017

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have established a global bacterial vaccinology network that will facilitate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections that affect low and middle income countries.
Date:
14/08/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
03/08/2017

New hope to prevent dangerous blood clots found in the legs

New hope to prevent dangerous blood clots found in the legs
Description
Common anti-allergy medicines could prove to be an effective treatment for potentially fatal blood clots in the legs, according to new research by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/08/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
01/08/2017

Phase 2 begins for leading MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research

Phase 2 begins for leading MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research
Description
The MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, which was recently renewed with £2.3 million funding over the next five years, has begun phase two of its research programme.
Date:
01/08/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
20/07/2017

Professor appointed to key role to improve treatment for rheumatic conditions

Professor appointed to key role to improve treatment for rheumatic conditions
Description
A professor at the University of Birmingham has been appointed to a key role focusing on developing research to improve treatment and outcomes for patients with arthritis.
Date:
20/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
18/07/2017

'Golden Hour' study details earliest changes to the immune system after trauma

'Golden Hour' study details earliest changes to the immune system after trauma
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham are carrying out pioneering research as part of a major £10 million study aimed at improving outcomes for patients who have suffered a traumatic injury.
Date:
18/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham becomes partner in €19 million European heart disease project

University of Birmingham becomes partner in €19 million European heart disease project
Description
The University of Birmingham is part of a major new €19 million project aimed at breaking new ground for the development of treatments for millions of patients with heart disease in Europe.
Date:
18/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
17/07/2017

Study discovers anticoagulant drugs are being prescribed against safety advice

Study discovers anticoagulant drugs are being prescribed against safety advice
Description
A study by researchers at the University of Birmingham has shown that GPs are prescribing anticoagulants to patients with an irregular heartbeat against official safety advice.
Date:
17/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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