Major £2.2m research project aims to improve treatment and understanding of Long COVID

Major £2.2m research project aims to improve treatment and understanding of Long COVID
Description
The University of Birmingham today launches a major new £2.2m government-funded research project to improve the treatment, causes and symptoms of so-called Long COVID in non-hospitalised patients.
Date:
18/02/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Major £2.2m research project aims to improve treatment and understanding of Long COVID

Major £2.2m research project aims to improve treatment and understanding of Long COVID
Description
The University of Birmingham today launches a major new £2.2m government-funded research project to improve the treatment, causes and symptoms of so-called Long COVID in non-hospitalised patients.
Date:
18/02/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham maternity experts call for urgent action on pregnancy 'drug drought'

Birmingham maternity experts call for urgent action on pregnancy 'drug drought'
Description
Leaders in maternal healthcare have called for lifesaving research into pharmaceuticals for use during pregnancy, in a new report which highlights the challenges of pregnancy-related complications.
Date:
18/01/2021
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences

Government is missing its key healthy ageing targets and must act now, report finds

Government is missing its key healthy ageing targets and must act now, report finds
Description
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted stark inequalities in healthy life expectancy, according to a report into ageing published on Friday 15 January.
Date:
15/01/2021
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences

New COVID-19 test gives positive result in just a few minutes

New COVID-19 test gives positive result in just a few minutes
Description
A new COVID-19 test that reduces testing time from 30 minutes to less than five and delivers accurate results has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
06/01/2021
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences

Death and the 'Spanish Lady': Suicide in Pandemic Times

Death and the 'Spanish Lady': Suicide in Pandemic Times
Description
In 1918-19, the 'Spanish Flu', (or Spanish Lady'), is estimated to have killed over 50M people. What is less well-known is that many others succumbed to its effects on mental wellbeing and died by suicide as a result.
Date:
16/11/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Trial will test existing drugs against rare blood cancer

Trial will test existing drugs against rare blood cancer
Description
A clinical trial designed to test existing drugs in the treatment of a rare blood cancer has been launched at the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick.
Date:
26/10/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Intensive monoculture is putting water systems in peril

Intensive monoculture is putting water systems in peril
Description
The global spread of vast forest plantations and agricultural monocultures are turning once diverse landscapes into areas of land supporting single plant species, with huge implications for our terrestrial water cycle.
Date:
22/09/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

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

QMS - four new SOPs

QMS - four new SOPs
Description
Four SOPs and associated QCDs released: QMS Development and Management SOP, Healthy Volunteers & Medical Oversight SOP, Skeletal Muscle Biopsies SOP and Food & Nutritional Components SOP. All effective as of 20-Jul-2020.
Date:
05/08/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Displaying 1 to 10 of 159
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next