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Experts in Dubai finalise surgical guidelines that will save thousands of lives

Experts in Dubai finalise surgical guidelines that will save thousands of lives
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Research experts gathered medical professionals from around the world in Dubai to finalise international surgical guidelines that will help to save thousands of lives in low and middle income countries.
Date:
19/06/2019

Women who are experiencing domestic abuse are nearly three times as likely to develop mental illness

Women who are experiencing domestic abuse are nearly three times as likely to develop mental illness
Description
Academics at the University of Birmingham have identified a significant association between mental illness and domestic abuse in UK women.
Date:
07/06/2019

Perspective – 'Forged by Fire': burns injury and identity in Britain, 1800-2000

Perspective – 'Forged by Fire': burns injury and identity in Britain, 1800-2000
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Professor Jonathan Reinarz, Director of the Social Studies in Medicine, writes for Perspective on how burns disasters have shaped group identities.
Date:
06/06/2019

Progesterone could increase live births in women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Progesterone could increase live births in women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage
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Research led by the University of Birmingham suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby.
Date:
08/05/2019

Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat
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University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help to improve care for surgical patients.
Date:
17/04/2019

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 led by the University of Birmingham suggests.
Date:
23/03/2019

High quality evidence helps clinicians worldwide understand how to prevent infection after miscarriage surgery

High quality evidence helps clinicians worldwide understand how to prevent infection after miscarriage surgery
Description
New international guidelines on how to provide treatment for women having miscarriage surgery are needed after a large-scale international trial led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/03/2019

Junior doctor has finger on the pulse as WMP Special

Junior doctor has finger on the pulse as WMP Special
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Dr Joht Chandan regularly swaps his stethoscope for solving crime after helping to break new ground as a West Midlands Police Special Constable – and qualify as a detective!
Date:
28/02/2019

Young babies given a general anaesthetic experience no lasting impacts, new study finds

Young babies given a general anaesthetic experience no lasting impacts, new study finds
Description
New research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has found that giving young babies a general anaesthetic has no lasting impact on their brain development or behaviour.
Date:
15/02/2019

Researchers call for further investment in UK heart failure services

Researchers call for further investment in UK heart failure services
Description
Survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century finds a study carried out by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford
Date:
15/02/2019
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