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Levothyroxine treatment in women with thyroid antibodies may not increase live birth rate

Levothyroxine treatment in women with thyroid antibodies may not increase live birth rate
Description
Treating women with thyroid antibodies but a normal thyroid function with a medicine called Levothyroxine does not make them more likely to deliver a live baby, new research suggests.
Date:
23/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Order! Order! Commons Speaker lifts the lid on Brexit at the University of Birmingham

Order! Order! Commons Speaker lifts the lid on Brexit at the University of Birmingham
Description
The man at the centre of this week's historic and highly-charged Brexit ruling hot-footed it to the University of Birmingham to urge students to play a more active role in politics.
Date:
22/03/2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

Excess hormones could cause a condition that can lead to blindness in women, study finds

Excess hormones could cause a condition that can lead to blindness in women, study finds
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has found that increased levels of hormones including testosterone could cause a brain condition that can lead to blindness in women.
Date:
21/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham students give dental health help to India's poor

Birmingham students give dental health help to India's poor
Description
Dental students from the University of Birmingham are travelling to northern India to deliver essential health services to people with limited access to basic healthcare facilities.
Date:
21/03/2019
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Students

Dementia is a global challenge – a new report asks if anyone is ready to meet it?

Dementia is a global challenge – a new report asks if anyone is ready to meet it?
Description
A University of Birmingham report has concluded that national governments, health and social services, businesses, families and communities have to find new ways of responding to the rapidly growing number of people.
Date:
18/03/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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