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Life Sciences in Six - Professor David Hodson
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.
Posted 05 September 2018
The findings of a study led by the University of Birmingham suggests that exercise during the first few months of diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes could delay the progression of the condition.
Posted 15 August 2018
Research led by the University has found that vapourised e-liquid fluid has a similar effect on the lungs and body to those seen in regular cigarette smokers and patients with chronic lung disease.
Posted 13 August 2018
A trial co-ordinated by the University of Birmingham has identified an alternative and more effective pain relieving drug for women in labour, which could significantly reduce the number of women requiring an epidural.
Posted 06 August 2018
Professor Tatjana Stankovic writes for the Bloodwise blog about a protein called PARP1 that can cause a build-up of DNA errors in some types of cancer.
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