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Better treatment for miscarriage patients is more cost effective than current standard NHS treatment, study finds

Better treatment for miscarriage patients is more cost effective than current standard NHS treatment, study finds
Description
A new drug combination is both better at treating miscarriage and more cost effective than current standard NHS treatment, finds a new study
Date:
12/05/2021

University of Birmingham Professor of Biostatistics among 50 outstanding scientists elected to prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship

University of Birmingham Professor of Biostatistics among 50 outstanding scientists elected to prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship
Description
The University of Birmingham's Professor Jon Deeks is one of 50 prominent biomedical and health scientists to have been elected to the Academy of Medical Science's respected and influential Fellowship.
Date:
12/05/2021

Funding awarded for five new innovative clean air projects

Funding awarded for five new innovative clean air projects
Description
The University of Birmingham-led TRANSITION Clean Air Network today announces it is funding five new research projects aimed at improving air quality by reducing harmful transport emissions.
Date:
11/05/2021

Trial seeks to revolutionise diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening post-partum haemorrhage

Trial seeks to revolutionise diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening post-partum haemorrhage
Description
Post-partum haemorrhage accounts for 27% of all maternal deaths worldwide. The burden of PPH disproportionately affects mothers from low- and middle-income countries, which account for 86% of all maternal deaths.
Date:
07/05/2021

Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD

Better access to dental care could help Brazil win battle against COPD
Description
Oral health in Brazil needs better promotion and more accessible public dental services, in order to help tackle the impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Date:
06/05/2021

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb
Description
The University of Birmingham is part of a new industry collaboration launched to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.
Date:
06/05/2021

Researchers call for end of postcode lottery in miscarriage care and treatment

Researchers call for end of postcode lottery in miscarriage care and treatment
Description
Experts at the University of Birmingham and Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research have set out recommendations to improve care and treatment to all women who have suffered a miscarriage.
Date:
26/04/2021

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted
Description
Work is set to begin on the first phase of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus this Summer after planning permission was granted by Birmingham City Council.
Date:
21/04/2021

COVID-19 lateral flow testing survey is launched for the city of Birmingham

COVID-19 lateral flow testing survey is launched for the city of Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council have launched a research project to improve people's experiences of Lateral Flow Testing for COVID-19 in Birmingham.
Date:
12/04/2021

Traumatic brain injuries can increase risk of stroke for up to five years, finds study

Traumatic brain injuries can increase risk of stroke for up to five years, finds study
Description
Stroke risk for patients with traumatic brain injuries is at its highest in the four months following injury and remains significant for up to five years post-injury, finds a new systematic review.
Date:
09/04/2021
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