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16/07/2019

Almost £9 million awarded for new NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle biggest healthcare challenges

Almost £9 million awarded for new NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle biggest healthcare challenges
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The University of Birmingham will be an academic partner for the new NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West Midlands, hosted by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and funded by the NIHR.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds
Description
A study led by the University of Birmingham has painted a shaming picture of neglect and discrimination shown towards the homeless when accessing UK health services.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
15/07/2019

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered an important first step in the pathway for developing personalised medicine for the treatment of head and neck cancer.
Date:
15/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award
Description
Dr Rebecca Drummond, a fungal immunologist and Birmingham Fellow, has been awarded a five-year Career Development Award (CDA) from the MRC to further her research into fungal immunology.
Date:
15/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/07/2019

Public urged to take part in consultation on life-saving test to identify heart defects in newborns

Public urged to take part in consultation on life-saving test to identify heart defects in newborns
Description
The public is being urged to take part in a consultation over a national recommendation not to roll out a life-saving test to identify newborn babies with critical congenital heart defects pioneered by our experts.
Date:
12/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
10/07/2019

MW-ATTC celebrates successful first year

MW-ATTC celebrates successful first year
Description
The Midland-Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre has produced a newsletter detailing key updates over its first year.
Date:
10/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Light touch to improve rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis

Light touch to improve rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis
Description
A new way of detecting rheumatoid arthritis using infrared light could offer an objective way of diagnosing the disease and monitoring treatment effectiveness, a University of Birmingham study shows.
Date:
10/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
08/07/2019

Women with a disabling neurological disorder are at twice the risk of heart conditions

Women with a disabling neurological disorder are at twice the risk of heart conditions
Description
Female patients who suffer from a disabling neurological disorder known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension are at twice the risk of heart conditions and stroke, a study led by the University of Birmingham has shown.
Date:
08/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/07/2019

University of Birmingham Enterprise welcomes progress in new treatment for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

University of Birmingham Enterprise welcomes progress in new treatment for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Description
University of Birmingham Enterprise welcomes the floatation of Invex Therapeutics, which is developing an innovative new treatment approach for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.
Date:
05/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
04/07/2019

The Conversation: Not everyone uses a toothbrush and toothpaste to clean their teeth – here's what science says about their effectiveness

The Conversation: Not everyone uses a toothbrush and toothpaste to clean their teeth – here's what science says about their effectiveness
Description
Josefine Hirschfeld, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, explains why oil pulling is a useful addition to toothbrushing.
Date:
04/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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