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Precision Medicine: Diagnostic medical genetics
Posted 23 October 2017
Researchers within the University of Birmingham's School of Nursing have today launched a new programme that will focus on end-of-life and palliative care research.
Posted 19 October 2017
Adopting a lying down position rather than being upright in the later stages of labour for first-time mothers who have had a low dose epidural leads to a higher chance of them delivering their baby without any medical intervention, a study has found.
Posted 12 October 2017
New novel smartphone and tablet apps for patients with atrial fibrillation and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts in collaboration with the University of Birmingham
Posted 11 October 2017
Scientists have designed gold nanoparticles, no bigger than 100 nanometres, which can be coated and used to track blood flow in the smallest blood vessels in the body.
Posted 10 October 2017
A University of Birmingham academic has led the authorship of the UK's first guideline on the care of adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).
People with Type 1 diabetes in the West Midlands are invited to test and develop an education programme on diet and exercise safety, which can be key to managing their blood glucose levels.
Posted 05 October 2017
Dr Katarzyna Gurzawska, an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery within the School of Dentistry, was awarded the GSK-Mineralised Tissue Research Prize at the British Society for Oral and Dental Research Annual Scientific Meeting 2017.
The Rheumatology Research Group (RRG) has been awarded an additional £40,000 from Arthritis Research UK to extend its Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre, part of a network of UK units funded by the charity to support cutting edge research.
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