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02/12/2013

Urine test could help diagnose aggressive bladder cancer

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A simple urine test could distinguish between aggressive and less aggressive bladder cancers according to a new University of Birmingham study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Date:
02/12/2013
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Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
21/11/2013

Revolution in liver disease diagnosis could help NHS priority list

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A ground-breaking scan that can identify and help to treat liver disease, could make painful and invasive liver biopsies a thing of the past, thanks to a trial being led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
21/11/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
19/11/2013

Birmingham professor talks about the language of cancer

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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
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/11/2013

Research is the key to saving lives, conference hears

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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
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
07/11/2013

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

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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
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
06/11/2013

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

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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
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham research tackles liver transplant failure

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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
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
29/10/2013

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:
29/10/2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
18/10/2013

Maori remains make the long journey to their ancestral home

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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
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
10/10/2013

New hope for premature babies at risk of brain damage

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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
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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