New evidence from a Cochrane review published today, led by a University of Birmingham scientist, suggests that alternative drugs may be more effective than the standard drug currently used to stop women bleeding after childbirth.
Professors Chris Buckley, Arri Coomarasamy and Paul Moss from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have been appointed National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigators.
Dr David Lissauer of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research writes for the Birmingham Brief on how maternal health suffers from some of the most stark health inequalities.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have found that increased male hormones result in women with polycystic ovaries having a two-fold increased risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Scientists in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have been awarded nearly £3 million from Cancer Research UK to investigate cancers that are resistant to treatment.
Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, according to new research.
Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham shows more precisely how G protein-coupled receptors, which are the key target of a large number of drugs, work.
All babies across Europe should be routinely screened for critical congenital heart defects (CCHD) within 24 hours of their birth, say a group of experts led by a University of Birmingham Professor and Honorary Consultant Neonatologist at Birmingham Women's Hospital.
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.
Research led by the University of Birmingham shows more precisely how G protein-coupled receptors are the key target of a large number of drugs.