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Life Sciences in Six - Professor David Hodson
Posted 27 July 2018
Professor Peymane Adab and Dr Emma Frew of the Institute of Applied Health Research write for the Birmingham Brief on the Daily Mile initiative aimed at school children.
Posted 15 June 2018
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.
Posted 11 June 2018
A thousand people are needed for ground-breaking research being carried out by the University of Birmingham into an incurable lung condition.
University of Birmingham researchers are leading the way with a ground-breaking role to enable more children with the rare cancer neuroblastoma to access potentially life-saving clinical trials more quickly.
Posted 08 June 2018
Frontline health professionals must be better supported to identify and support victims of domestic violence, according to a report by nurse researcher Dr Caroline Bradbury-Jones, who last year spent eight weeks observing good practice in this area in New Zealand. Her travels were enabled by a Churchill Fellowship, in partnership with the Burdett Trust for Nursing.
Posted 31 May 2018
One in three midwives are willing and able to work in a planned new system aimed at women having the same midwife throughout pregnancy, labour and birth, according to a University of Birmingham survey.
A clinical trial testing a new treatment combination in patients with leukaemia launches through the Combinations Alliance, a joint initiative between Cancer Research UK and the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMC) Network based at University of Birmingham.
Posted 29 May 2018
In the wake of the Prime Minister's health-focused Industrial Strategy speech, the University of Birmingham has welcomed the publication of a major report into the UK health data landscape – to which it contributed as a founder member of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK).
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