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New ethnicity report highlights variation in health outcomes in rheumatology practice

New ethnicity report highlights variation in health outcomes in rheumatology practice
Description
Dr Kanta Kumar together with rheumatology teams across the UK has played a key role in the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership report.
Date:
14/01/2022

University of Birmingham professor awarded Damehood for services to general practice

University of Birmingham professor awarded Damehood for services to general practice
Description
Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Professor of GP Education at the University of Birmingham, has been awarded a Damehood in the 2022 New Year Honours.
Date:
04/01/2022

University of Birmingham professor awarded MBE for services to oral and dental health

University of Birmingham professor awarded MBE for services to oral and dental health
Description
Professor Iain Chapple, Professor of Periodontology and former Head of the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham, has been awarded an MBE in the 2022 New Year Honours.
Date:
04/01/2022

Gum disease increases risk of other illness such as mental health and heart conditions, study finds

Gum disease increases risk of other illness such as mental health and heart conditions, study finds
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study shows an increased risk of patients developing illnesses including mental ill-health and heart conditions if they have a GP-inputted medical history of gum disease.
Date:
20/12/2021

Triple-drug combo could prove key weapon in fight against cancer

Triple-drug combo could prove key weapon in fight against cancer
Description
Combining three existing drugs could form an effective and non-toxic treatment for a range of aggressive blood cancers, a new study reveals.
Date:
02/11/2021

New technique helps researchers understand how acid damages teeth

New technique helps researchers understand how acid damages teeth
Description
The Universities of Birmingham and Surrey have developed a new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth.
Date:
21/10/2021

Study aims to identify best remote support services for domestic violence and abuse survivors in COVID-19 pandemic

Study aims to identify best remote support services for domestic violence and abuse survivors in COVID-19 pandemic
Description
The University of Birmingham is leading a new study to identify best remote support services for domestic violence and abuse survivors in COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
20/10/2021

Milestone moment for the region's life science sector as construction on No. 1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus gets underway

Milestone moment for the region's life science sector as construction on No. 1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus gets underway
Description
Construction of No.1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) in Selly Oak is underway, marking a major milestone for the region's rapidly growing life sciences sector.
Date:
11/10/2021

Survivors of domestic violence and abuse have been at increased risk of COVID-19, study finds

Survivors of domestic violence and abuse have been at increased risk of COVID-19, study finds
Description
A new study finds that women with recorded exposure to domestic abuse or violence were at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 during the first two waves of the pandemic in the UK.
Date:
30/09/2021

University of Birmingham SCRIPT eLearning programme used in 70% of medical schools around the UK

University of Birmingham SCRIPT eLearning programme used in 70% of medical schools around the UK
Description
The national eLearning programme, SCRIPT, is now being used in 30 of the 43 medical schools in the UK to support undergraduate training in prescribing and therapeutics.
Date:
30/09/2021
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