Dr Peymané Adab, from the Institute of Applied Health Research, writes for The Conversation UK on how schools alone can't tackle the childhood obesity epidemic.
The University of Birmingham will play a leading role in a new £2.3 million clinical trial aimed at improving treatment to prevent potentially deadly bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis.
School-based healthy lifestyle interventions alone are not effective in the fight against childhood obesity, researchers at the University of Birmingham have warned.
Changes have been recommended to international guidelines used in the development of clinical trials in an effort to gain information about the impact of the treatment on participating patients and their quality of life.
Women who have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the future, according to new research led by the University of Birmingham.