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19/07/2018

Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat common sight loss condition

Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat common sight loss condition
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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Date:
19/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
16/07/2018

Birmingham leads drive to improve global surgical outcomes

Birmingham leads drive to improve global surgical outcomes
Description
The University of Birmingham is leading on major health research projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America to help develop surgical research that will have the potential to improve the quality of surgery.
Date:
16/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/07/2018

The Conversation: How GPs are preventing thousands of strokes in the UK

Description
Professor Tom Marshall, Professor of Public Health and Primary Care, writes for The Conversation UK on how GPs have been able to prevent around 7,000 strokes a year thanks to getting better at identifying people with atrial fibrillation.
Date:
12/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Leading University of Birmingham researcher takes on cycling challenge in aid of cancer

Leading University of Birmingham researcher takes on cycling challenge in aid of cancer
Description
Professor Pam Kearns, Director of the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, is set to cycle 175 miles across England in just 12 hours to raise cash to help young cancer patients and their families
Date:
12/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
11/07/2018

7,000 strokes prevented as GPs improve diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation

7,000 strokes prevented as GPs improve diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation
Description
Around 7,000 strokes each year are being prevented thanks to GPs more than doubling the number of patients at high risk being prescribed with blood thinning drugs, University of Birmingham researchers have found
Date:
11/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
09/07/2018

Next steps for the Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre

Next steps for the Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre
Description
Professor Philip Newsome, Director of the Midlands and Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre (MW-ATTC), recently spoke about the latest developments for the Centre, as well as the benefits of collaborative working.
Date:
09/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Internships show benefits of collaboration between University of Birmingham and NHS partner

Internships show benefits of collaboration between University of Birmingham and NHS partner
Description
An internship scheme at the Inflammation Research Facility (IRF), part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), has shown the benefits of collaboration between UHB and the University of Birmingham.
Date:
09/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/07/2018

Research finds three major failings in some apps used for the diagnosis of skin cancer

Research finds three major failings in some apps used for the diagnosis of skin cancer
Description
In the scramble to bring successful apps for the diagnosis of skin cancer to market there is a concern that a lack of testing is risking public safety, according to research led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
05/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Perspective: Vitamin D supplementation in the United Kingdom - time for change

Perspective: Vitamin D supplementation in the United Kingdom - time for change
Description
Dr Wolfgang Hogler and Dr Suma Uday write for Perspective on how the use of Vitamin D supplementation in the United Kingdom needs to be reviewed.
Date:
05/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
02/07/2018

Thousands more women could survive childbirth with new haemorrhage-preventing drug

Thousands more women could survive childbirth with new haemorrhage-preventing drug
Description
The deaths of thousands of women from bleeding after childbirth could be prevented by a new drug which does not need to be stored in a refrigerator, according to research conducted in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
02/07/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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