Birmingham research into the development of vaccines against bacterial infections has been highlighted during a visit to campus by the International Development Minister.
Dr Myriam Chimen has been awarded a 5-year Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellowship to investigate the glucocorticoid regulation of a novel pathway controlling T-cell trafficking in chronic inflammatory diseases and ageing.
A study jointly led by the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh has revealed that a new scanning technology could almost halve the number of liver biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease.
The University of Birmingham will play a leading role in a new £2.3 million clinical trial aimed at improving treatment to prevent potentially deadly bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis.
School-based healthy lifestyle interventions alone are not effective in the fight against childhood obesity, researchers at the University of Birmingham have warned.
Changes have been recommended to international guidelines used in the development of clinical trials in an effort to gain information about the impact of the treatment on participating patients and their quality of life.
Professor Peter Hawkey and Dr Matthew O'Shea have been awarded the highly prestigious Garrod Medal and the Gilbert Blane Medal respectively.
Women who have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Dr John Williams, Managing Director – Birmingham Health Partners, writes for the Birmingham Brief on the future of the health and life sciences sector.
Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, according to new research.
New recommendations, led by experts at the University of Birmingham, have been published to improve the use of liver blood tests.
University of Birmingham spinout Oral Health Innovations Ltd and Simplyhealth Professionals announce today that 100,000 assessments have been carried out by the highly regarded Denplan PreViser Patient Assessment oral health assessment tool (DEPPA).