Dr Wolfgang Hogler and Dr Suma Uday write for Perspective on how the use of Vitamin D supplementation in the United Kingdom needs to be reviewed.
The deaths of thousands of women from bleeding after childbirth could be prevented by a new drug which does not need to be stored in a refrigerator, according to research conducted in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
UK vitamin D supplementation policy needs to change to protect the health and lives of babies, pregnant women and dark skinned individuals, say University of Birmingham researchers as they today highlighted the death of a baby and serious ill health of two others due to a vitamin D deficiency.
Universal testing for thyroid function in pregnant women could reduce miscarriages and negative neurodevelopmental effects for the baby, a University of Birmingham academic will argue in a debate at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting today.
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.