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23/02/2018

Researchers find physical exercise reduces risk of developing diabetes

Researchers find physical exercise reduces risk of developing diabetes
Description
Exercising more reduces the risk of diabetes and could see seven million fewer diabetic patients across mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, according to new research.
Date:
23/02/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

International Development Minister praises Birmingham research supporting UK aid during University visit

International Development Minister praises Birmingham research supporting UK aid during University visit
Description
Birmingham research into the development of vaccines against bacterial infections has been highlighted during a visit to campus by the International Development Minister.
Date:
23/02/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative holds celebratory launch event

NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative holds celebratory launch event
Description
The NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative (Trauma MIC) officially launched on Wednesday 7 February with an all-day event at the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM), based on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) site.
Date:
23/02/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham Brief: Tackling childhood obesity – we need support from all levels of influence

Birmingham Brief: Tackling childhood obesity – we need support from all levels of influence
Description
Professor Peymane Adab, Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Public Health, writes for the Birmingham Brief on why it is important that policymakers break the cycle of focusing on schools to reduce the childhood obesity epidemic.
Date:
23/02/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
21/02/2018

Bloodwise: Fighting AML by getting white blood cells to grow up

Bloodwise: Fighting AML by getting white blood cells to grow up
Description
Professors Conny Bonifer and Peter Cockerill have found a way to restore healthy blood production in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) by helping cells stuck in an immature state to develop into mature blood cells, as Bloodwise reports.
Date:
21/02/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
16/02/2018

Institute of Clinical Science Postgraduate Guest Lecture Series at the School of Dentistry

Institute of Clinical Science Postgraduate Guest Lecture Series at the School of Dentistry
Description
The Institute of Clinical Postgraduate Guest Lecture Series has two very high profile guest lecturers.
Date:
16/02/2018
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences

'Catch Me'- Atrial Fibrillation App

'Catch Me'- Atrial Fibrillation App
Description
Investigators in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Birmingham, the European consortium "CATCH ME" and the guideline committee of the European Society of Cardiology have funded and developed applications for mobile devices to facilitate integrated and personalised care and research for patients with atrial fibrillation.
Date:
16/02/2018
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences

Birmingham Brief: Why are the current innovations in cancer medicines not reaching children?

Birmingham Brief: Why are the current innovations in cancer medicines not reaching children?
Description
Professor Pamela Kearns, Director of the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, writes for the Birmingham Brief on how current innovations in cancer medicines are not reaching children.
Date:
16/02/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
15/02/2018

Obesity crisis can't be solved by schools, major new study

Obesity crisis can't be solved by schools, major new study
Description
Dr Peymané Adab, from the Institute of Applied Health Research, writes for The Conversation UK on how schools alone can't tackle the childhood obesity epidemic.
Date:
15/02/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Re-focusing nursing research

Re-focusing nursing research
Description
The University of Birmingham School of Nursing has heavily invested in expanding its research programmes.
Date:
15/02/2018
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences
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