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19/01/2016

Current therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease shown to be ineffective

Current therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease shown to be ineffective
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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that physiotherapy and occupational therapy do not produce improvements in quality of life for patients with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease.
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19/01/2016

Very small reductions in kidney function link with heart disease

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New research from the University of Birmingham, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), has found that very small reductions in kidney function are directly linked to subtle heart and blood vessel damage.
Date:
19/01/2016
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Medical and Dental Sciences
11/01/2016

University of Birmingham collaborates with EastEnders to reduce stigma around Postpartum Psychosis

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University of Birmingham founded project, Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP), along with two leading mental health charities, have helped EastEnders to dramatise Postpartum Psychosis in a high profile storyline.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
05/01/2016

University of Birmingham Staff and Alumni recognised in New Year Honours list.

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Two leading academics from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham have been recognised in the 2016 New Year Honours.
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05/01/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
02/12/2015

University visited by Minister for Life Sciences

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The University was delighted to be joined by the Minister for Life Sciences, George Freeman MP, on the 11th November to discuss our vision for Life Sciences at Birmingham.
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02/12/2015
26/11/2015

Progesterone supplements do not improve outcomes for women with a history of recurrent miscarriages

Progesterone supplements do not improve outcomes for women with a history of recurrent miscarriages
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New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy do not improve outcomes in women with a history of unexplained recurrent miscarriages.
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26/11/2015
20/11/2015

Diabetes drug could be used to combat fatty liver disease, research shows

Diabetes drug could be used to combat fatty liver disease, research shows
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New research published in The Lancet has shown that a drug, currently used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, can be effective in clearing fatty liver disease from some patients.
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20/11/2015

Diabetes drug could be used to combat fatty liver disease, research shows

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New research published in The Lancet has shown that a drug, currently used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, can be effective in clearing fatty liver disease from some patients. The researchers from the University of Birmingham believe that the findings present the possibility of new therapies for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, for which there is no current licensed treatment.
Date:
20/11/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
19/11/2015

Her Majesty The Queen attends official ceremony for new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

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Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh unveiled a commemorative plaque at an official ceremony today at the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry at Pebble Mill, Edgbaston.
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19/11/2015
17/11/2015

Salmonella infections can lead to life-threatening thrombosis, our research shows

Salmonella infections can lead to life-threatening thrombosis, our research shows
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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have, for the first time, identified how Salmonella infections that have spread to our blood and organs can lead to life-threatening thrombosis.
Date:
17/11/2015
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