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Clubs and bars must support women by cracking down on sexual aggression

Clubs and bars must support women by cracking down on sexual aggression
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Nightclubs and bars must create a supportive environment that cracks down on unwanted sexual attention and allows women to enjoy their nights out, according to a new study.
Date:
21/01/2020

Experts in Dubai finalise surgical guidelines that will save thousands of lives

Experts in Dubai finalise surgical guidelines that will save thousands of lives
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Research experts gathered medical professionals from around the world in Dubai to finalise international surgical guidelines that will help to save thousands of lives in low and middle income countries.
Date:
15/01/2020

Pharma and academia collaborate on new quality improvement project for anaemia

Pharma and academia collaborate on new quality improvement project for anaemia
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Ambulatory care specialists at the University of Birmingham are working with Vifor Pharma to develop and implement a population based anaemia diagnosis and treatment decision support service.
Date:
06/01/2020

Labelling foods with amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories linked to healthier choices

Labelling foods with amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories linked to healthier choices
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Labelling food and drink with the amount and type of exercise needed to burn off its calorie content may be a more effective way of encouraging people to make 'healthier' dietary choices shows research.
Date:
13/12/2019

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses
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Female survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, shows a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick.
Date:
06/12/2019

Study reveals dramatic rise in patients 'cured' of heart condition following GP performance pay scheme

Study reveals dramatic rise in patients 'cured' of heart condition following GP performance pay scheme
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The introduction of a performance-related financial incentive scheme for GPs led to a dramatic almost five-fold rise in the number of patients whose heart rhythm condition was said to have been 'cured'.
Date:
06/12/2019

Research suggests inducing labour at 41 weeks reduces risk, says maternity expert

Research suggests inducing labour at 41 weeks reduces risk, says maternity expert
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A University of Birmingham maternity expert says research indicates that inducing women with low-risk pregnancies at 41 weeks rather than waiting until 42 weeks reduces risk to their baby's life.
Date:
28/11/2019

Pharmacist-led interventions may help prevent cardiovascular disease

Pharmacist-led interventions may help prevent cardiovascular disease
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Pharmacists based in GP practices can play an integral role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, finds new research led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
28/11/2019

Schools, parents and grandparents hold key to unlocking China's obesity problem

Schools, parents and grandparents hold key to unlocking China's obesity problem
Description
Trial finds educating parents and grandparents – as well as improving physical activity and the food provided at school – could hold the key to solving China's obesity pandemic.
Date:
25/11/2019

Abused or neglected children are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness, study finds

Abused or neglected children are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness, study finds
Description
A University of Birmingham study has shown that children who have experienced child abuse or neglect are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness such as psychoses, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Date:
01/10/2019
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