Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered.
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist infection-fighting antibiotics.
Scientists from the University of Birmingham are uniting to support World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) from 13-19 November.
One of the UK's leading microbiologists is concerned that confusing language and a lack of specific objectives are hampering the global fight against antibiotic-resistant infections.
Scientists in the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy at the University of Birmingham have deconstructed the thymus medulla to demonstrate the importance of dendritic cells for immune tolerance.
Dr Melissa Grant, Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences, takes a look at the importance of saliva.
Two medical devices developed by University of Birmingham researchers to help the fight against antibiotic resistance will be exhibited in the Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives exhibition, which opens at the Science Museum in London on Thursday 9 November.
A study by the University of Birmingham has found that statins are not always prescribed to patients who will benefit the most from them.
A group of University of Birmingham research scientists has received a prestigious Innovators Award from US-based Kenneth Rainin Foundation to fund foundational research in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Using a lying down position rather than being upright in the later stages of labour for mothers who have had a low dose epidural leads to a higher chance of them delivering their baby without any medical intervention.
UK charity StreetDoctors will host its annual conference at the University of Birmingham's Medical School on 28-29 October. This will be the second time that the Medical School has hosted the UK charity.
New novel smartphone and tablet apps for patients with atrial fibrillation and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts in collaboration with the University of Birmingham