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Standard chemotherapy treatment for HPV-positive throat cancer remains the most effective, study finds

Standard chemotherapy treatment for HPV-positive throat cancer remains the most effective, study finds
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A new study funded by Cancer Research UK and led by the University of Birmingham has found that the standard chemotherapy used to treat a specific type of throat cancer remains the most effective.
Date:
15/11/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New study calls for careful consideration when planning dams and reservoirs, and more efforts in water conservation

New study calls for careful consideration when planning dams and reservoirs, and more efforts in water conservation
Description
In a study published today, a team of drought scientists argue that while many dams and reservoirs are built, or expanded to alleviate droughts and water shortages, they can paradoxically contribute to make them worse.
Date:
14/11/2018
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham appoints Indian cold chain expert to professorship

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The University of Birmingham has appointed leading Indian sustainable cold chain expert Pawanexh Kohli as an honorary professor of 'post-harvest logistics'.
Date:
13/11/2018
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Teaching

Research brings personalised medicine to treat leukaemia one step closer

Research brings personalised medicine to treat leukaemia one step closer
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have revealed the roles that different types of gene mutations play in causing blood cancers in a study that was the culmination of a decade's research.
Date:
12/11/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University leads pioneering research to find solutions to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance

University leads pioneering research to find solutions to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance
Description
While this week marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, experts at the University of Birmingham are carrying out pioneering research to find real world solutions to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Date:
12/11/2018
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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