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.
Date:
15/10/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day

Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day
Description
English Language and Linguistics PhD student Ashley Blake has written about the importance of International Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day and her research study for adults with learning difficulties.
Date:
15/10/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

Simple, low cost tests could help China's battle to identify COPD sufferers

Simple, low cost tests could help China's battle to identify COPD sufferers
Description
Researchers working with primary care patients in China have discovered that a simple questionnaire and airflow measurement test could identify adults suffering with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Date:
11/10/2021

'The Machinery' steps up for an immersive mill experience

'The Machinery' steps up for an immersive mill experience
Description
The Hive Gallery is pleased to exhibit for the first time in Birmingham, ' The Machinery', an audio-visual instillation capturing the earliest known machine dance.
Date:
11/10/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

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
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

QMS - two new SOPs

QMS - two new SOPs
Description
New Compliance Review SOP and Project Oversight & Quality Management SOP. These SOPs will both become effectiv as of 25-Oct-2021, and are applicable to clinical studies and clinical trials.
Date:
08/10/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Intergenerational narratives of citizenship

Description
A new publication on the Intergenerational narratives of citizenship among EU citizens in the UK after the Brexit referendum has been launched.
Date:
07/10/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

One in seven patients miss cancer surgery during COVID lockdowns - study

One in seven patients miss cancer surgery during COVID lockdowns - study
Description
One in seven cancer patients around the world have missed out on potentially life-saving operations during COVID-19 lockdowns, a new study reveals.
Date:
06/10/2021
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Higher rates of mutation alone are not to blame for age-related disease, study finds

Higher rates of mutation alone are not to blame for age-related disease, study finds
Description
Small mutations accumulating in DNA are unlikely to be fully responsible for the ageing process, finds a new study carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
04/10/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Decentralising Text Conference: call for papers

Decentralising Text Conference: call for papers
Description
Proposals of papers are invited for a conference on 'The Decentralising of the Biblical Text in Manuscript Formation' to be held in Birmingham in March 2022.
Date:
01/10/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research
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