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06/07/2016

Antibiotics unnecessarily prescribed for conjunctivitis in children

Antibiotics unnecessarily prescribed for conjunctivitis in children
Description
New research from the University of Birmingham has found that a number of policies used by childcare providers for conjunctivitis are contrary to national guidance, and lead to unnecessary prescription of antibiotics and exclusion of children from nurseries.
Date:
06/07/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
09/06/2016

University scientist recognised with NIHR award

University scientist recognised with NIHR award
Description
Dr Alexandra Sinclair, A National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham has been recognised with a national award for her research work.
Date:
09/06/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
01/06/2016

Under the Microscope: A Q&A with Professor Subrata Ghosh

Description
Under the Microscope: A Q&A with Professor Subrata Ghosh, Director of the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) and Professor of Translational Medicine at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/06/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
16/05/2016

Lung Cancer Study Day

Lung Cancer Study Day
Description
Dr Alice Turner and Dr Babu Naidu from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing to speak at a Lung Cancer Study Day to be held at the Centre for Professional Development, Medical School.
Date:
16/05/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
09/05/2016

Insitute of Inflammation & Ageing Launch Workshop 2016

Description
The Institute of Inflammation and Ageing held its inaugural workshop event on Friday 8th April 2016. The event was hosted and chaired by Institute Director, Professor Janet Lord, (who was recently featured in the BBC programme 'How To Stay Young') and Deputy Director Professor Chris Buckley.
Date:
09/05/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
04/05/2016

Surgery death rates three times higher in lower income countries

Surgery death rates three times higher in lower income countries
Description
New research has shown that patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries.
Date:
04/05/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
24/03/2016

New cancer imaging scans to reduce the need for risky surgery

Description
Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.
Date:
24/03/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
24/02/2016
19/01/2016

Very small reductions in kidney function link with heart disease

Description
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
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
11/01/2016

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

Description
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
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