International Research Programme to help young people at risk of psychotic illness

International Research Programme to help young people at risk of psychotic illness
Description
The University of Birmingham is leading the UK site of a new International programme to develop models for predicting outcomes for young people who are at imminent and high risk of psychotic illness.
Date:
21/09/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic
Description
Health professionals around the globe can join a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low- and middle-countries.
Date:
15/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham scientists discover the earliest steps in the development of an immune response

Birmingham scientists discover the earliest steps in the development of an immune response
Description
The process of white blood cells responding to infections begins earlier than previously thought, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/09/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

'Evidence is crucial' for philanthropists to determine charity donations says new research.

'Evidence is crucial' for philanthropists to determine charity donations says new research.
Description
Research from the University of Birmingham has concluded that the process of giving to charity has to be grounded in evidence rather than reaction.
Date:
14/09/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring

Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring
Description
The University of Birmingham's spinout company Neuronostics has received funding to develop its BioEP platform, an AI-based system for faster, more accurate diagnosis of epilepsy and to monitor response to treatment.
Date:
14/09/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Behind the mask: Study shows COVID-19 exposure and viral carriage in health care workers

Behind the mask: Study shows COVID-19 exposure and viral carriage in health care workers
Description
2.4% of asymptomatic health care workers at work in Birmingham were carriers of the SARS-CoV-2 virus a new study by the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has found.
Date:
11/09/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Patients set to benefit from new guidelines on artificial intelligence health solutions

Patients set to benefit from new guidelines on artificial intelligence health solutions
Description
Patients could benefit from more effective introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) innovations to diagnose and treat disease thanks to the first international standards for reporting of clinical trials for AI.
Date:
09/09/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Preparing for the unthinkable: New paper reveals how lessons learned during COVID-19 could prepare us for nuclear attack

Preparing for the unthinkable: New paper reveals how lessons learned during COVID-19 could prepare us for nuclear attack
Description
Preparing for the unthinkable: New paper reveals how lessons learned during COVID-19 could prepare us for nuclear attack
Date:
09/09/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham professor named 2020 recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award

Birmingham professor named 2020 recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award
Description
Professor Davide Calebiro was presented the award following his lecture at the e-ECE 2020 virtual conference on 5th September 2020, in recognition of his contribution to scientific research in endocrine diseases.
Date:
09/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Lisa Bortolotti interviewed by New Books in Philosophy podcast

Lisa Bortolotti interviewed by New Books in Philosophy podcast
Description
Professor Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt University) interviewed Lisa Bortolotti on her new book, The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs for the New Books in Philosophy Series of the New Books Network
Date:
04/09/2020
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