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25 August 2021
In research that provides a new perspective on how blood clotting works in infectious and inflammatory diseases, Birmingham scientists have described a potential new target and strategy for anti-thrombotic therapy.
24 August 2021
Surgical patients who have recently had COVID-19 are more likely to develop potentially fatal post-operative blood clots, a new global study reveals.
A significant proportion of clinically at-risk patients with certain immunocompromised or immunosuppressed conditions mount a low or undetectable immune response after two doses of the same COVID-19 vaccine
Experts within Birmingham Health Partners have significantly contributed to a new independent report calling on the UK Government to reform the regulation of medical devices.
18 August 2021
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have confirmed the speed, accuracy and simplicity of a novel, highly sensitive testing method for COVID-19.
More than one in 10 COVID-19 patients in 314 UK hospitals caught the infection in hospital during the first wave of the pandemic, finds a new study carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
16 August 2021
A new study exposes the dire need for new clinical risk management tools to help hospital healthcare workers prevent the deaths and intensive care admissions of BAME COVID-19 patients with pneumoni.
12 August 2021
Dr Amy Naylor is a Senior Research Fellow and member of the Rheumatology Research Group within the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing.
10 August 2021
Patients isolating before surgery - mainly to avoid COVID-19 and its complications – are at a 20% increased risk of developing post-operative lung complications compared with patients who do not isolate.
09 August 2021
Patients isolating before surgery to avoid COVID-19 complications have a 20% increased risk of post-operative lung issues compared to non-isolating patients.
06 August 2021
A licensed drug normally used to treat abnormal levels of fatty substances in the blood could reduce infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus by up to 70%.
05 August 2021
The most comprehensive study so far of genetic diversity in the Middle East has given a glimpse into the lives of ancient humans who lived through seismic events including the formation of the Arabian Desert.