Birmingham scientists have shown an existing drug may reduce damage after spinal cord injury, by blocking the inflammatory response in the spinal cord.
A comprehensive tool that can assess the symptoms of Long COVID has been developed at the University of Birmingham for use in research and clinical care.
A new study shows that people living with HIV have a 63% higher risk of developing any mental health condition in comparison to people without HIV.
New research says lack of trust in public sector officials has played a key role in low uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations among groups termed 'high risk'.
A University of Birmingham-led study shows an increased risk of patients developing illnesses including mental ill-health and heart conditions if they have a GP-inputted medical history of gum disease.
Researchers working with primary care patients in China have discovered that a simple questionnaire and airflow measurement test could identify adults suffering with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Construction of No.1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) in Selly Oak is underway, marking a major milestone for the region's rapidly growing life sciences sector.
A new study finds that women with recorded exposure to domestic abuse or violence were at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 during the first two waves of the pandemic in the UK.
Setting and achieving targets for treating diabetes patients with cholesterol or blood pressure medication, as well as tackling blood sugar levels, could save lives.
The Universities of Birmingham, Keele and Warwick have formed a consortium to become part of an NIHR-funded body working to improve public health through research.