Removing cancer's protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments

Removing cancer's protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham may have found a way to pull down the protective wall that surrounds tumours, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system and immunotherapy treatments
Date:
26/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Inflammatory arthritis research centre receives continued funding

Inflammatory arthritis research centre receives continued funding
Description
A national centre researching inflammatory arthritis will receive continued funding of nearly £2 million over five years from Versus Arthritis, it has been announced.
Date:
23/08/2019

Research shows low-cost once a day combination pill can prevent heart disease and stroke

Research shows low-cost once a day combination pill can prevent heart disease and stroke
Description
Research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham in the UK has shown a combination low-cost pill called a polypill containing four drugs is effective in preventing cardiovascular disease.
Date:
23/08/2019

Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to explore language in Persian translation

Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to explore language in Persian translation
Description
Dr Kayvan Tahmasebian (Department of Modern Languages) has been awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship to examine the influence of translation on deep structures of modern Persian literary criticism.
Date:
21/08/2019
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency will be prevented by adding vitamin D to wheat flour

10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency will be prevented by adding vitamin D to wheat flour
Description
Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
20/08/2019

10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency will be prevented by adding vitamin D to wheat flour

10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency will be prevented by adding vitamin D to wheat flour
Description
Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years
Date:
20/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New tool could lead to improved care of patients living with artificial heart pump

New tool could lead to improved care of patients living with artificial heart pump
Description
New research led by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve the lives of those living with an artificial heart pump.
Date:
19/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New tool could lead to improved care of patients living with artificial heart pump

New tool could lead to improved care of patients living with artificial heart pump
Description
New research led by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve the lives of those living with an artificial heart pump.
Date:
16/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) Director, at the University of Birmingham, selected for prestigious Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Programme

Description
Professor Phillimore to visit the University of Melbourne as a Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Date:
16/08/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Self Care: A Part of Ethical Research Practice

Self Care: A Part of Ethical Research Practice
Description
By Jeanine Hourani, Research Associate at Centre for Health Equality, Gender and Women's Health Unit, University of Melbourne.
Date:
14/08/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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