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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Simple tips to curb overindulgence can help stop pounds piling on at Christmas

Simple tips to curb overindulgence can help stop pounds piling on at Christmas
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A study by the University of Birmingham and Loughborough University has shown that regular weighing at home and simple tips to curb excess eating and drinking can prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas.
Date:
11/12/2018

The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts

The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts
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The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded following a large-scale systematic review of research.
Date:
10/12/2018

Birmingham to lead ground-breaking research into patient experience of cell therapies

Birmingham to lead ground-breaking research into patient experience of cell therapies
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Birmingham health researchers, with industry partners including health technology companies Dignio and Datatrial, have been awarded £1.1 million by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI)'s Innovate UK, to investigate patients' experience of cell and gene therapies.
Date:
10/12/2018

New Chair of Global Health appointed in the Institute of Applied Health Research

New Chair of Global Health appointed in the Institute of Applied Health Research
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Professor Justine Davies joins the University of Birmingham from Kings College London. With a keen interest in non-communicable diseases and their necessary health system structures, Professor Davies is also working towards improved data collection for health system planning.
Date:
28/11/2018
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