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04/06/2021

Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study of over a thousand dental professionals has shown their increased occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection during the first wave of the pandemic in the UK.
Date:
04/06/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs, finds study

Many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs, finds study
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study funded by the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium has found that many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs.
Date:
04/06/2021
27/05/2021

Study finds almost half of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer are not prescribed essential medication

Study finds almost half of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer are not prescribed essential medication
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study has found that almost half of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer are not prescribed essential medication.
Date:
27/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
19/05/2021

Medical students boost the health and aspirations of Sandwell schoolchildren

Medical students boost the health and aspirations of Sandwell schoolchildren
Description
Dozens of students from the University of Birmingham's Medical School worked in Sandwell primary schools to better understand the impact of diversity and deprivation on children's health and education.
Date:
19/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
14/05/2021

Delaying second Pfizer vaccines to 12 weeks significantly increases antibody responses in older people, finds study

Delaying second Pfizer vaccines to 12 weeks significantly increases antibody responses in older people, finds study
Description
New study finds that antibody response in people over 80 is three-and-a-half times greater in those who have the second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine after 12 weeks compared to at a three-week interval.
Date:
14/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New study into paediatric intensive care paves the way for improving care for critically ill children

New study into paediatric intensive care paves the way for improving care for critically ill children
Description
A new study carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has identified factors that increase the likelihood of critically ill children needing life-saving CPR.
Date:
14/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
13/05/2021

NEC Laboratories Europe supports University of Birmingham-based InHANSE's innovative clinical cancer research

NEC Laboratories Europe supports University of Birmingham-based InHANSE's innovative clinical cancer research
Description
NEC Laboratories Europe has announced a donation to the University of Birmingham-based Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE) to support its future cancer research.
Date:
13/05/2021
12/05/2021

Better treatment for miscarriage patients is more cost effective than current standard NHS treatment, study finds

Better treatment for miscarriage patients is more cost effective than current standard NHS treatment, study finds
Description
A new drug combination is both better at treating miscarriage and more cost effective than current standard NHS treatment, finds a new study
Date:
12/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study launches to investigate immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with antibody deficiencies

Study launches to investigate immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with antibody deficiencies
Description
A new study aims to explore the immune response to natural COVID-19 infection and vaccination in patients with antibody deficiency.
Date:
12/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham Professor of Biostatistics among 50 outstanding scientists elected to prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship

University of Birmingham Professor of Biostatistics among 50 outstanding scientists elected to prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship
Description
The University of Birmingham's Professor Jon Deeks is one of 50 prominent biomedical and health scientists to have been elected to the Academy of Medical Science's respected and influential Fellowship.
Date:
12/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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