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13/12/2017

University of Birmingham spinout Oral Health Innovations Ltd announces 100,000th patient assessment milestone

University of Birmingham spinout Oral Health Innovations Ltd announces 100,000th patient assessment milestone
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University of Birmingham spinout Oral Health Innovations Ltd and Simplyhealth Professionals announce today that 100,000 assessments have been carried out by the highly regarded Denplan PreViser Patient Assessment oral health assessment tool (DEPPA).
Date:
13/12/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Research could pave the way for pre-hospital treatment for seriously injured patients

Research could pave the way for pre-hospital treatment for seriously injured patients
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Scientists hope to have paved the way for the development of potentially new life-saving treatments to be administered to seriously injured patients in the critical first hour of injury.
Date:
13/12/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
06/12/2017

Life Sciences in Six 2017

Life Sciences in Six 2017
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The University of Birmingham hosted its second Life Sciences in Six event at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on Monday 27 November, in which six speakers spoke for six minutes each about the vital research they undertake at the University.
Date:
06/12/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study highlights the need for research into prevention of inflammatory bowel disease

Study highlights the need for research into prevention of inflammatory bowel disease
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Countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America have seen a rise in incidence of inflammatory bowel disease as they have become increasingly industrialised and westernised, a new study has found.
Date:
06/12/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
05/12/2017

University of Birmingham in new National Biofilms Innovation Centre

University of Birmingham in new National Biofilms Innovation Centre
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The University of Birmingham is to play a role in the new National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) launched today which brings together the UK's world-class expertise in biofilms research.
Date:
05/12/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Prevention of antibiotic resistant infections in critically ill patients

Prevention of antibiotic resistant infections in critically ill patients
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Professor Willem Van Schaik, Professor in Microbiology and Infection, writes for the Birmingham Brief on the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Date:
05/12/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
29/11/2017

Breakthrough live-cell imaging studies could lead to innovative drugs for a variety of human diseases

Breakthrough live-cell imaging studies could lead to innovative drugs for a variety of human diseases
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Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham shows more precisely how G protein-coupled receptors, which are the key target of a large number of drugs, work.
Date:
29/11/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
28/11/2017

Deaths during childbirth reduce by half, report reveals

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The rate of deaths during childbirth more than halved between 1993 and 2015 - representing a reduction of around 220 intrapartum (during labour) deaths per year - according to a report by a team of academics including Professor Sara Kenyon at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
28/11/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
27/11/2017

New centre launches to help small and medium-sized businesses accelerate the development of medical innovations

New centre launches to help small and medium-sized businesses accelerate the development of medical innovations
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A new centre has been launched in collaboration with the University of Birmingham aimed at providing a central space for small and medium-sized businesses to accelerate the development of medical innovations.
Date:
27/11/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
24/11/2017

Experimental drug trial seeks to improve treatment for head and neck cancer

Experimental drug trial seeks to improve treatment for head and neck cancer
Description
A trial designed and co-ordinated by the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit to test an experimental drug in patients with head and neck cancer has launched today through the Combinations Alliance.
Date:
24/11/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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