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Professor leads national group of experts reviewing the benefits and risks of opioid medicines

Professor leads national group of experts reviewing the benefits and risks of opioid medicines
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A University of Birmingham Professor is leading a national review into the benefits and risks of opioid medicines including issues around dependency and addiction.
Date:
15/02/2019

'Physician Associates' are an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study finds

'Physician Associates' are an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study finds
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The first study into the impact on the NHS of a new type of health worker in hospitals, known as Physician Associates, has found that they benefit medical and surgical teams over a wide range of specialities
Date:
31/01/2019

University of Birmingham develops sight-saving treatment for eye infection or trauma

University of Birmingham develops sight-saving treatment for eye infection or trauma
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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a novel eye drop that rapidly reduces sight-threatening scarring to the surface of the eye.
Date:
21/12/2018

University of Birmingham medical students attend world-leading international bioethics conference

University of Birmingham medical students attend world-leading international bioethics conference
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Four students from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences recently attended the 13th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Healthcare Law in Jerusalem, organised by UNESCO.
Date:
20/12/2018

School of Dentistry in ground-breaking £6.1 million project to develop robot-assisted surgery

School of Dentistry in ground-breaking £6.1 million project to develop robot-assisted surgery
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The University of Birmingham will be part of a £6.1 million research project aimed at finding new ways to use ultrasonic tools for complex robot-assisted surgery. Read more.
Date:
29/11/2018

University of Birmingham students shine at international healthcare conference

University of Birmingham students shine at international healthcare conference
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Four students recently presented at the All Together Better Health IX Conference in Auckland, New Zealand, the leading international conference for Interprofessional Education (IPE) organised by the World Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Coordinating Committee.
Date:
12/11/2018

Final year medical student attends prestigious Utrecht Summer School to research global child health

Final year medical student attends prestigious Utrecht Summer School to research global child health
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Phoebe Hazenburg, a final year MBChB student, reports on her experiences after being selected to attend the Utrecht Summer School on Global Child Health by kind invitation of the University of Amsterdam's Medical School.
Date:
24/09/2018

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science
Description
The Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team, led by Professor Ann Logan, is an exciting representation of women in science bringing together colleagues from the Institutes of Inflammation and Ageing and Clinical Sciences.
Date:
31/07/2018

University's Head of Dentistry wins award for his outstanding research

University's Head of Dentistry wins award for his outstanding research
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The University of Birmingham's Head of the School of Dentistry, Professor Iain Chapple, has received a prestigious award to recognise his outstanding research in periodontal disease.
Date:
27/07/2018

Birmingham Brief: Childhood obesity - time for more comprehensive regulation of the food industry

Birmingham Brief: Childhood obesity - time for more comprehensive regulation of the food industry
Description
Dr Miranda Pallan of the Institute of Clinical Sciences writes for the Birmingham Brief on how the rate of children classed as obese continues to rise.
Date:
15/06/2018
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