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07/11/2013

Saving Mothers Lives at the GLOW Conference 2013

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Translational research bringing better healthcare closer to mothers and babies worldwideOn Friday 1st November the GLOW Conference 2013 enabled over 140 researchers and clinical practitioners to learn from the latest findings and work more effectively both as independent experts and complementary collaborators in the fight for better maternal healthcare worldwide. The opportunity to make a difference must be grasped and the time to grasp it is NOW.
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07/11/2013
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Medical and Dental Sciences

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.
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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

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
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