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23/10/2017

Birmingham's School of Nursing launches new research programme

Birmingham's School of Nursing launches new research programme
Description
Researchers within the University of Birmingham's School of Nursing have today launched a new programme that will focus on end-of-life and palliative care research.
Date:
23/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
19/10/2017

First time mums with an epidural who lie down on their side in later stages of labour more likely to have a normal birth

First time mums with an epidural who lie down on their side in later stages of labour more likely to have a normal birth
Description
Adopting a lying down position rather than being upright in the later stages of labour for first-time mothers who have had a low dose epidural leads to a higher chance of them delivering their baby without any medical intervention, a study has found.
Date:
19/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
16/10/2017

StreetDoctors to host national conference at the University of Birmingham

StreetDoctors to host national conference at the University of Birmingham
Description
UK charity StreetDoctors will host its annual conference at the University of Birmingham's Medical School on 28-29 October. This will be the second time that the Medical School has hosted the UK charity.
Date:
16/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/10/2017

Smartphone and tablet apps launched for patients with heart rhythm disorder

Smartphone and tablet apps launched for patients with heart rhythm disorder
Description
New novel smartphone and tablet apps for patients with atrial fibrillation and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts in collaboration with the University of Birmingham
Date:
12/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
11/10/2017

Gold 'nanoprobes' used to track blood flow in tiny vessels

Gold 'nanoprobes' used to track blood flow in tiny vessels
Description
Scientists have designed gold nanoparticles, no bigger than 100 nanometres, which can be coated and used to track blood flow in the smallest blood vessels in the body.
Date:
11/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
10/10/2017

Old Joe turns pink for breast cancer awareness in October

Old Joe turns pink for breast cancer awareness in October
Description
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' is turning pink to mark October as Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Date:
10/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

New guidelines published to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus

New guidelines published to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus
Description
A University of Birmingham academic has led the authorship of the UK's first guideline on the care of adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).
Date:
10/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Research aims to help patients with Type 1 diabetes to exercise safely

Research aims to help patients with Type 1 diabetes to exercise safely
Description
People with Type 1 diabetes in the West Midlands are invited to test and develop an education programme on diet and exercise safety, which can be key to managing their blood glucose levels.
Date:
10/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/10/2017

Birmingham dentist awarded research prize by the British Society for Oral and Dental Research

Birmingham dentist awarded research prize by the British Society for Oral and Dental Research
Description
Dr Katarzyna Gurzawska, an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery within the School of Dentistry, was awarded the GSK-Mineralised Tissue Research Prize at the British Society for Oral and Dental Research Annual Scientific Meeting 2017.
Date:
05/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham Early Arthritis Treatment Centre research funding extended

Birmingham Early Arthritis Treatment Centre research funding extended
Description
The Rheumatology Research Group (RRG) has been awarded an additional £40,000 from Arthritis Research UK to extend its Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre, part of a network of UK units funded by the charity to support cutting edge research.
Date:
05/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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