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09/12/2019

Birmingham researcher receives jointly-funded NIHR-Diabetes UK Doctoral Fellowship

Birmingham researcher receives jointly-funded NIHR-Diabetes UK Doctoral Fellowship
Description
Zehra Yonel, a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, has been awarded a three-year fellowship to research type 2 diabetes in Dentistry
Date:
09/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
06/12/2019

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses
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Female survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, shows a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick.
Date:
06/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study reveals dramatic rise in patients 'cured' of heart condition following GP performance pay scheme

Study reveals dramatic rise in patients 'cured' of heart condition following GP performance pay scheme
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The introduction of a performance-related financial incentive scheme for GPs led to a dramatic almost five-fold rise in the number of patients whose heart rhythm condition was said to have been 'cured'.
Date:
06/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham medical student scoops award

University of Birmingham medical student scoops award
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A University of Birmingham medical student has been crowned winner of an award for his research that could help lead to better treatments for patients with chronic lung conditions.
Date:
06/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
04/12/2019

Young women in UK face unnecessary surgery for suspected appendicitis

Young women in UK face unnecessary surgery for suspected appendicitis
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Thousands of young women are unnecessarily admitted to UK hospitals and undergo surgery they do not need each year in the NHS, a new study reveals.
Date:
04/12/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
28/11/2019

Research suggests inducing labour at 41 weeks reduces risk, says maternity expert

Research suggests inducing labour at 41 weeks reduces risk, says maternity expert
Description
A University of Birmingham maternity expert says research indicates that inducing women with low-risk pregnancies at 41 weeks rather than waiting until 42 weeks reduces risk to their baby's life.
Date:
28/11/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Pharmacist-led interventions may help prevent cardiovascular disease

Pharmacist-led interventions may help prevent cardiovascular disease
Description
Pharmacists based in GP practices can play an integral role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, finds new research led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
28/11/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
27/11/2019

Research could improve outcomes for people at risk of dangerous blood clots

Research could improve outcomes for people at risk of dangerous blood clots
Description
New University of Birmingham research funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve treatments for a potentially deadly condition that affects tens of thousands of people in the UK each year.
Date:
27/11/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
25/11/2019

Schools, parents and grandparents hold key to unlocking China's obesity problem

Schools, parents and grandparents hold key to unlocking China's obesity problem
Description
Trial finds educating parents and grandparents – as well as improving physical activity and the food provided at school – could hold the key to solving China's obesity pandemic.
Date:
25/11/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
19/11/2019

MedTech worth £1.6 billion to Midlands' economy according to new report

MedTech worth £1.6 billion to Midlands' economy according to new report
Description
A recent report has highlighted the vital importance of the Medical Technologies (MedTech) sector to the Midlands' economy.
Date:
19/11/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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