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26/10/2020

Birmingham Professor to receive prestigious award for exceptional scientific advances in endocrinology

Birmingham Professor to receive prestigious award for exceptional scientific advances in endocrinology
Description
Professor Davide Calebiro, Chair of Molecular Endocrinology at the University of Birmingham's Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, has been named as the recipient of a prestigious endocrinology award.
Date:
26/10/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
24/10/2020

Optical imaging techniques could offer non-invasive method to measure swelling within the brain, new study finds

Optical imaging techniques could offer non-invasive method to measure swelling within the brain, new study finds
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Imaging techniques ordinarily used by eye doctors to monitor the optic nerve could offer a non-invasive method of measuring and managing potentially dangerous swelling in the skull, a new UK study has found.
Date:
24/10/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
15/10/2020

University receives two awards to mark gender equality

University receives two awards to mark gender equality
Description
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences has achieved the Athena SWAN Silver award from the Athena SWAN Foundation, recognising the College's commitment to gender equality.
Date:
15/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
13/10/2020

Pregnancy complications are linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, new study reports

Pregnancy complications are linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, new study reports
Description
Pregnancy complications are linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, new study reports.
Date:
13/10/2020
09/10/2020

Ground-breaking trial aiming to stop women dying in childbirth starts recruitment in Africa and Asia

Ground-breaking trial aiming to stop women dying in childbirth starts recruitment in Africa and Asia
Description
Researchers based at the University of Birmingham are starting a ground-breaking maternal health trial across 80 hospitals in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Sri Lanka.
Date:
09/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
07/10/2020

Vitamin D deficiency increased risk of COVID in healthcare workers, new UK study shows

Vitamin D deficiency increased risk of COVID in healthcare workers, new UK study shows
Description
Research finds healthcare workers who self-isolated after developing COVID-19 symptoms were more likely to have a vitamin D deficiency, with workers from Black, Asian or ethnic minority backgrounds particularly affected.
Date:
07/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
06/10/2020

'COVID-19 free' hospital areas could save lives after surgery – global study

'COVID-19 free' hospital areas could save lives after surgery – global study
Description
Setting up 'COVID-19 free' hospital areas for surgical patients could save lives during the second wave of the pandemic – reducing the risk of death from lung infections associated with coronavirus.
Date:
06/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham academic awarded grant for rapid COVID research

University of Birmingham academic awarded grant for rapid COVID research
Description
A University of Birmingham academic is one of three UK scientists awarded a share of £50,000 to develop innovative research to improve the care of COVID-19 patients.
Date:
06/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
01/10/2020

Government COVID-19 testing lab to open at the University of Birmingham

Government COVID-19 testing lab to open at the University of Birmingham
Description
As part of the drive to expand COVID-19 testing capacity across the UK, The University of Birmingham has been announced today as one of the first academic sector lab partnerships to come online.
Date:
01/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
30/09/2020

Global experts support maternal health professionals during pandemic

Global experts support maternal health professionals during pandemic
Description
Global health professionals are joining the latest in a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low income countries
Date:
30/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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