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Research shows increased risk of chronic kidney disease in people with 'healthy' obesity

Research shows increased risk of chronic kidney disease in people with 'healthy' obesity
Description
People with 'healthy' obesity have a 66% increased risk of chronic kidney disease compared to healthy individuals with normal weight, finds a new study led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
21/06/2021

Birmingham experts join drive to address global burden of maternal sepsis

Birmingham experts join drive to address global burden of maternal sepsis
Description
University of Birmingham health experts are working in a research partnership in East Africa that aims to reduce the number of mothers dying from maternal sepsis.
Date:
15/06/2021

Northern News Wire: Birmingham Experts Join Drive to Address Global Burden of Maternal Sepsis in Uganda and Malawi.

Description
Professor Arri Coomarasamy is quoted in Northern News Wire (Uganda) on joining the drive to address the global burden of maternal sepsis in Uganda and Malawi.
Date:
15/06/2021

Trial seeks to revolutionise diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening post-partum haemorrhage

Trial seeks to revolutionise diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening post-partum haemorrhage
Description
Post-partum haemorrhage accounts for 27% of all maternal deaths worldwide. The burden of PPH disproportionately affects mothers from low- and middle-income countries, which account for 86% of all maternal deaths.
Date:
07/05/2021

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb
Description
The University of Birmingham is part of a new industry collaboration launched to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.
Date:
06/05/2021

Weight loss surgery significantly reduces brain pressure in patients with increasingly common neurological condition, study finds

Weight loss surgery significantly reduces brain pressure in patients with increasingly common neurological condition, study finds
Description
Weight loss surgery is more effective than dieting to reduce brain pressure that can cause blindness in patients with a neurological condition, finds a study led by the University of Birmingham and UHB.
Date:
27/04/2021

Researchers call for end of postcode lottery in miscarriage care and treatment

Researchers call for end of postcode lottery in miscarriage care and treatment
Description
Experts at the University of Birmingham and Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research have set out recommendations to improve care and treatment to all women who have suffered a miscarriage.
Date:
26/04/2021

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted
Description
Work is set to begin on the first phase of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus this Summer after planning permission was granted by Birmingham City Council.
Date:
21/04/2021

Doctor calls for 'life-saving' blood tests for newborn babies to be made mandatory across the UK

Description
Professor Andrew Ewer is quoted in ITV News regarding making the Pulse oximetry test, life-saving' blood test for newborn babie, mandatory across the UK
Date:
19/04/2021

Study aims to prevent blindness in patients with neurological condition

Study aims to prevent blindness in patients with neurological condition
Description
A new clinical trial being led by the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham aims to identify the best surgical treatment option to prevent blindness in patients with a neurological condition.
Date:
26/03/2021
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