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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

University of Birmingham researchers in major new centre to tackle crippling condition of rheumatoid arthritis

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Leading medical research charity Arthritis Research UK and the University of Birmingham have announced a major new research centre that aims to find out more about the causes of rheumatoid arthritis.
Date:
29/10/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
21/10/2013

Visit enhances University's key strategic partnership with Guangzhou

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Two years after the launch of the University of Birmingham's collaborative centre in Guangzhou, Vice- Mayor Wang Dong is visiting Birmingham this week to expand the strategic partnership between the City and the University.
Date:
21/10/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
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
15/10/2013

The BNF Birmingham legacy

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Our new pharmacy programme may have only just started, but Birmingham has been instrumental in the development of the most important pharmacy-based publication of all time - the British National Formulary (BNF)
Date:
15/10/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences
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
01/10/2013

Older people urged to get moving to a new, scientifically researched exercise DVD

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While the post-Christmas period usually sees a glut of celebrity exercise DVDs hit the shops, a Birmingham researcher is launching an exercise DVD with a difference for an alternative date – Older Adults Day on Tuesday (October 1).
Date:
01/10/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
30/09/2013

Study confirms long term benefits of tamoxifen are relevant to all women who take it for five years

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Taking tamoxifen for an extra five years benefits women with breast cancer that has not spread to the lymph glands (node negative disease), as well as women where lymph node spread was found at operation, updated research from the University of Birmingham being presented at this year's European Cancer conference* demonstrates.
Date:
30/09/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
20/09/2013

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

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The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

Description
The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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