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04 January 2022
Professor Iain Chapple, Professor of Periodontology and former Head of the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham, has been awarded an MBE in the 2022 New Year Honours.
Scientists are calling for changes to healthcare policy following research showing the scale of the impact of a condition associated with benign tumours that can lead to type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
22 December 2021
A COVID-19 booster vaccination markedly increases immune response in residents and staff within care homes, making it vital that people living and working in these settings get their third 'jab', a new study reveals.
21 December 2021
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.
20 December 2021
Adam Cunningham, Professor of Functional Immunity, speculates on how might the Omicron variant might affect future COVID-19 variants.
A University of Birmingham-led study shows an increased risk of patients developing illnesses including mental ill-health and heart conditions if they have a GP-inputted medical history of gum disease.
The University of Birmingham today announces the launch of five new major studies aimed at improving the prevention, treatment and management of type 1 diabetes – with a particular focus on children and young adults.
A proof-of-concept trial has identified a drug that may offer benefit some patients hospitalised with COVID-19 pneumonia.
An additional 100,000 elective operations could be cancelled in England this winter as a result of the Omicron wave leading to increased hospital admissions.
10 December 2021
A new clinical trial being led by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation could help improve the recovery of children who undergo life-saving heart surgery.
09 December 2021
Elderly care home residents who have previously contracted and survived COVID-19 develop much stronger and higher antibody and cellular immune responses to two doses of vaccination, research finds.
07 December 2021
CARE Fertility has generously donated £202,800 to support the miscarriage research led by Professor Arri Coomarasamy and team at the University of Birmingham.