Parasitic roundworm poses lung health threat to European men

Parasitic roundworm poses lung health threat to European men
Description
Young men exposed to parasitic roundworm may be at increased risk of developing asthma and serious lung damage, a new study reveals.
Date:
06/01/2022
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

China-wide study will boost understanding of fatal surgical complication

China-wide study will boost understanding of fatal surgical complication
Description
Older patients in hospitals across China took part in a major multi-centre open-label randomised clinical trial that showed there was no difference in post-operative delirium in older people with a hip fracture.
Date:
21/12/2021
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Migrant deaths in the English Channel and the right to asylum

Description
IRiS Director Professor Nando Sigona responds to the tragic death of 27 migrants crossing the English Channel to reach the UK.
Date:
29/11/2021
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Of Heroes, Empire and Brexit

Of Heroes, Empire and Brexit
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe, a Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies in the Department of Modern Languages, will be in France next week to deliver two papers based on his research.
Date:
05/11/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Urgent changes needed to global guidelines designed to stop surgical infection

Urgent changes needed to global guidelines designed to stop surgical infection
Description
Wound infections are the most common problem after surgery, particularly in developing countries, but promised innovations to tackle the issue do not work and global guidance needs changing, a new study reveals.
Date:
02/11/2021
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Triple-drug combo could prove key weapon in fight against cancer

Triple-drug combo could prove key weapon in fight against cancer
Description
Combining three existing drugs could form an effective and non-toxic treatment for a range of aggressive blood cancers, a new study reveals.
Date:
02/11/2021
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

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
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

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

Goodbye to CATENA staff

Goodbye to CATENA staff
Description
After three years working as postdoctoral research fellows on the ERC CATENA project, Dr Georgi Parpulov and Dr Panagiotis Manafis are leaving ITSEE to take up new academic positions.
Date:
30/09/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Artificial Intelligence approach helps to identify patients with heart failure that respond to beta-blocker treatment

Artificial Intelligence approach helps to identify patients with heart failure that respond to beta-blocker treatment
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new way to identify which patients with heart failure will benefit from treatment with beta-blockers.
Date:
31/08/2021
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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