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Posted 12 November 2018
While this week marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, experts at the University of Birmingham are carrying out pioneering research to find real world solutions to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Posted 26 October 2018
New research by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) will study the damage caused to the smallest vessels of the heart following a heart attack.
Posted 25 October 2018
Patients with human papilloma virus (HPV)-positive throat cancer should receive chemoradiotherapy rather than cetuximab with radiotherapy, according to research led by the University of Birmingham.
Treating the prostate with radiotherapy alongside standard treatment led to a 11 per cent* increase in survival for some men with advanced prostate cancer, show the results from a study carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham and funded by Cancer Research UK.
Posted 18 October 2018
Urban farmers growing vegetables to feed millions of people in Africa's ever-growing cities could unwittingly be helping to spread disease by irrigating crops with wastewater, a new study reveals.
Posted 17 October 2018
A recently-approved breast cancer drug could be used to target and treat a life-threatening leukaemia, new research has revealed.
Posted 15 October 2018
Experts led by the University of Birmingham have produced the first internationally collaborative guidelines aimed at improving the treatment and diagnosis of a rare condition which causes devastating high brain pressure.
Posted 26 September 2018
The University of Birmingham has been awarded £1.9 million through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research (GHR) Programme to fund world class research into a common heart condition in disadvantaged populations in China, Brazil and Sri Lanka.
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