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17/09/2013

Birmingham gets set to turn orange for eye research

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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
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
06/08/2013

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

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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
02/08/2013

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

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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
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/07/2013

The Royal baby and modern fatherhood

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Prince William has made it to hospital for the birth of his first child, it has been reported, with no need for a dash back from Anglesey - but new ethics research from the University of Birmingham says that the culture of fathers being involved in all aspects of antenatal and maternity care, including the birth, may mean that men experience the disadvantages of the 'medicalisation' of pregnancy without the attendant advantages it offers mothers.
Date:
12/07/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
08/07/2013

University of Birmingham Professor ranked in "Hottest Research of 2012"

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Professor Gregory Y H Lip, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, has been ranked amongst the Science Watch® "Hottest Research of 2012".
Date:
08/07/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
03/06/2013

Robots, dancers, and dinosaurs make their way to this year's University Community Day

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The University of Birmingham is throwing open its doors next weekend to welcome the public to its annual Community Day on Sunday 9 June.
Date:
03/06/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Sport, Students
17/05/2013

Salt consumption in India: the need for data to initiate population-based prevention efforts

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International researchers are studying the salt intake of Indian adults to provide vital new data to aid the development of a national salt reduction strategy.
Date:
17/05/2013
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
16/05/2013

Birmingham joins 'The Conversation' as founding partner

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The University of Birmingham has committed support to a new independent news and commentary website produced by academics and journalists, which launches in the UK today.
Date:
16/05/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
24/04/2013

Discovering the gender of an unborn baby and giving him or her a name, may help fathers bond with their offspring.

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Dads who find out the sex of their unborn child and give him or her a name may find it easier to connect emotionally with their baby, a study conducted at the University of Birmingham has found.
Date:
24/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
09/04/2013

University launches new institute to address biggest issues facing society

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250 years after the creation of the Lunar Society, which brought together leading industrialists, academics and philosophers to debate the biggest issues affecting society, the University of Birmingham is launching an Institute of Advanced Studies with a similar remit.
Date:
09/04/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
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