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Researchers reveal scale of prevalence of a condition that can cause type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure

Researchers reveal scale of prevalence of a condition that can cause type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure
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Scientists are calling for changes to healthcare policy following research showing the scale of the impact of a condition associated with benign tumours that can lead to type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
Date:
04/01/2022

Wiebke Arlt: The story of an inspiring endocrinologist

Wiebke Arlt: The story of an inspiring endocrinologist
Description
The anniversary autumn 2021 issue of The Endocrinologist includes an interview with Professor Wiebke Arlt, Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research (IMSR), University of Birmingham, about her career.
Date:
10/12/2021

CARE Fertility supporting miscarriage research

CARE Fertility supporting miscarriage research
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CARE Fertility has generously donated £202,800 to support the miscarriage research led by Professor Arri Coomarasamy and team at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/12/2021

News-Medical | Using the contraceptive pill to reduce risk of type-2 diabetes in women with PCOS

News-Medical | Using the contraceptive pill to reduce risk of type-2 diabetes in women with PCOS
Description
In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Professor Weibke Arlt about her recent research into how the contraceptive pill affects type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS.
Date:
30/11/2021

Towards a brighter future for endocrinology research

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Professor Chris McCabe, Professor of Molecular Endocrinology at the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, talks about the future of endocrinology research in the anniversary issue of The Endocrinologist.
Date:
28/10/2021

Leading diabetes social media influencers revealed

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New research reveals that Dr Abd Tahrani is featured as being in the top five most active social media users who participate in the UK's online diabetes debate and who has published the most diabetes related posts.
Date:
28/10/2021

Winner Joe Plater BTF Thyroid Cancer Research Award 2021

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Professor Chris McCabe is featured in a British Thyroid Foundation news story about being awarded the Joe Plater BTF Thyroid Cancer Research Award 2021 for his thyroid cancer research.
Date:
28/10/2021

Contraceptive pill can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, finds study

Contraceptive pill can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, finds study
Description
A study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed for the first time that the contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
18/10/2021

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

Research to boost astronaut health for future space missions

Research to boost astronaut health for future space missions
Description
The University of Birmingham is launching two new major studies funded by the UK Space Agency aimed at solving the health challenges faced by astronauts during long missions.
Date:
09/10/2021
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