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Setting global targets could cut impact of diabetes in developing countries

Setting global targets could cut impact of diabetes in developing countries
Description
Setting and achieving targets for treating diabetes patients with cholesterol or blood pressure medication, as well as tackling blood sugar levels, could save lives.
Date:
22/09/2021

Midland Universities unite in new consortium to improve public health

Midland Universities unite in new consortium to improve public health
Description
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.
Date:
16/09/2021

Planned surgery in independent sector linked to shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions than in NHS

Planned surgery in independent sector linked to shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions than in NHS
Description
Planned surgery in independent sector linked to shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions than in NHS.
Date:
13/09/2021

New study will use artificial intelligence to improve treatments for people with multiple long-term conditions

New study will use artificial intelligence to improve treatments for people with multiple long-term conditions
Description
The NIHR has awarded £2.5 million for research that will use artificial intelligence to produce computer programmes and tools to help doctors improve the choice of drugs in patients with multiple long-term conditions.
Date:
03/09/2021

Reducing mechanical ventilation can greatly improve outcomes for critically ill children, finds study

Reducing mechanical ventilation can greatly improve outcomes for critically ill children, finds study
Description
A major UK clinical trial carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has shown how a new approach to reduce the use of mechanical ventilation can greatly improve outcomes for critically ill children.
Date:
26/08/2021

Birmingham Health Partners plays key role in report calling for Government reform of regulation of medical devices

Birmingham Health Partners plays key role in report calling for Government reform of regulation of medical devices
Description
Experts within Birmingham Health Partners have significantly contributed to a new independent report calling on the UK Government to reform the regulation of medical devices.
Date:
24/08/2021

New study aims to improve healthcare for pregnant women with multiple health conditions

New study aims to improve healthcare for pregnant women with multiple health conditions
Description
The University of Birmingham is leading a new three-year UK-wide study aimed at improving healthcare and outcomes for pregnant women who have two or more active long-term health conditions.
Date:
23/07/2021

People with five or more symptoms in first week of infection more likely to develop long COVID

People with five or more symptoms in first week of infection more likely to develop long COVID
Description
The presence of more than five symptoms of COVID-19 in the first week of infection is significantly associated with the development of long COVID.
Date:
23/07/2021

Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare

Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare
Description
The Universities of Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham have launched a partnership training the next generation of leading researchers the skills required to transform our understanding and treatment of disease.
Date:
13/07/2021

COVID:19: Scientists condemn government's 'dangerous & unethical COVID-19 experiment'

COVID:19: Scientists condemn government's 'dangerous & unethical COVID-19 experiment'
Description
University of Birmingham scientists are among more than 100 experts who have signed a letter published in The Lancet urging the UK Government to reconsider its plans to abandon all COVID-19 restrictions.
Date:
09/07/2021
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