Researchers based at the University of Birmingham are starting a ground-breaking maternal health trial across 80 hospitals in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Sri Lanka.
Research finds healthcare workers who self-isolated after developing COVID-19 symptoms were more likely to have a vitamin D deficiency, with workers from Black, Asian or ethnic minority backgrounds particularly affected.
Setting up 'COVID-19 free' hospital areas for surgical patients could save lives during the second wave of the pandemic – reducing the risk of death from lung infections associated with coronavirus.
A University of Birmingham academic is one of three UK scientists awarded a share of £50,000 to develop innovative research to improve the care of COVID-19 patients.
As part of the drive to expand COVID-19 testing capacity across the UK, The University of Birmingham has been announced today as one of the first academic sector lab partnerships to come online.
The closure of schools as a result of COVID-19 lockdown measures may have harmed children as child abuse was not reported, a new study has found.
A collaborative team from across the University of Birmingham has developed the 'Ensure No 'Grab And Go Exploitative' guidelines as best practice in relation to gender-based violence research.
Proposals made by the government as part of Operation Moonshot could do more harm than good, a group of UK experts have argued in a new article published by the BMJ.