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COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death – global study

COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death – global study
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Patients undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at greatly increased risk of postoperative death,a new global study published in The Lancet reveals.
Date:
29/05/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

COVID-19 mortality in hospitalised cancer patients is not significantly affected by anti-cancer treatments, study finds

COVID-19 mortality in hospitalised cancer patients is not significantly affected by anti-cancer treatments, study finds
Description
A new study has found the mortality rate in cancer patients who are assessed or treated in hospital with COVID-19 is not significantly affected by chemotherapy or other anti-cancer treatments.
Date:
29/05/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Vice Chancellor's debate to discuss trolls, flat-earthers and fake news purveyors

Vice Chancellor's debate to discuss trolls, flat-earthers and fake news purveyors
Description
The University of Birmingham's Vice Chancellor's Great Debate will be discussing "trolls, flat-earthers and fake news purveyors."
Date:
26/05/2020
Categories:
Research, Vice Chancellor

Education project launched to understand Birmingham learning at home during COVID-19

Education project launched to understand Birmingham learning at home during COVID-19
Description
The University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council are working together to study the implications of the shutdown on schools, teachers, pupils and parents due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
22/05/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham secures funding for critical UK clinical trial for children diagnosed with rare childhood cancer

University of Birmingham secures funding for critical UK clinical trial for children diagnosed with rare childhood cancer
Description
A team from the University of Birmingham will coordinate the UK arm of a critical European clinical trial into a rare childhood cancer.
Date:
21/05/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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