Experts in Dubai finalise surgical guidelines that will save thousands of lives

Experts in Dubai finalise surgical guidelines that will save thousands of lives
Description
Research experts gathered medical professionals from around the world in Dubai to finalise international surgical guidelines that will help to save thousands of lives in low and middle income countries.
Date:
15/01/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Pharma and academia collaborate on new quality improvement project for anaemia

Pharma and academia collaborate on new quality improvement project for anaemia
Description
Ambulatory care specialists at the University of Birmingham are working with Vifor Pharma to develop and implement a population based anaemia diagnosis and treatment decision support service.
Date:
06/01/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Complex innovative trials: Authors call for new guideline adoption to get medicines to patients faster

Complex innovative trials: Authors call for new guideline adoption to get medicines to patients faster
Description
Complex Innovative Design (CID) trials could be transformed for the better, following the publication of recommendations, published on Monday 6 January in the British Journal of Cancer.
Date:
06/01/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study finds new non-invasive technique to assess brain tumours in children and make treatment less toxic

Study finds new non-invasive technique to assess brain tumours in children and make treatment less toxic
Description
Ground-breaking research by the University of Birmingham has discovered a new technique to assess the aggressiveness of childhood brain tumours.
Date:
03/01/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Major research project aims to improve treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Major research project aims to improve treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Research is underway at the University of Birmingham aimed at improving treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
17/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham researcher wins prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

University of Birmingham researcher wins prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship
Description
Dr Naa Dei Nikoi has won a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship to advance work on a novel method of drug delivery for diseases that can cause loss of vision.
Date:
16/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Labelling foods with amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories linked to healthier choices

Labelling foods with amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories linked to healthier choices
Description
Labelling food and drink with the amount and type of exercise needed to burn off its calorie content may be a more effective way of encouraging people to make 'healthier' dietary choices shows research.
Date:
13/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham researcher receives jointly-funded NIHR-Diabetes UK Doctoral Fellowship

Birmingham researcher receives jointly-funded NIHR-Diabetes UK Doctoral Fellowship
Description
Zehra Yonel, a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, has been awarded a three-year fellowship to research type 2 diabetes in Dentistry
Date:
09/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses
Description
Female survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, shows a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick.
Date:
06/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study reveals dramatic rise in patients 'cured' of heart condition following GP performance pay scheme

Study reveals dramatic rise in patients 'cured' of heart condition following GP performance pay scheme
Description
The introduction of a performance-related financial incentive scheme for GPs led to a dramatic almost five-fold rise in the number of patients whose heart rhythm condition was said to have been 'cured'.
Date:
06/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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