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19/09/2019

Babies' gut bacteria affected by delivery method, study shows

Babies' gut bacteria affected by delivery method, study shows
Description
Babies born vaginally have different gut bacteria – their microbiome – than those delivered by Caesarean, research has shown.
Date:
19/09/2019
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Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/09/2019

Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients

Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients
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The University of Birmingham will play a key role in new data hubs that will enable cutting-edge research for health discoveries and aim to give patients across the UK faster access to pioneering new treatments.
Date:
14/09/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Statins could protect older patients from severe pneumonia, study finds

Statins could protect older patients from severe pneumonia, study finds
Description
Statins could be used to treat older patients admitted to hospital with a severe type of pneumonia, researchers at the University of Birmingham have found.
Date:
14/09/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study validates guidelines on treating patients with an underactive thyroid

Study validates guidelines on treating patients with an underactive thyroid
Description
A study led by the University of Birmingham provides strong support for current recommendations on treating patients with an underactive thyroid and validates latest UK and US guidelines, say researchers.
Date:
14/09/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
28/08/2019

New antimicrobial coating could be key in fight against hospital-acquired infections

New antimicrobial coating could be key in fight against hospital-acquired infections
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have created an antimicrobial coating for steel surfaces which has proven to rapidly kill bacteria that cause some of the most common hospital-acquired infections.
Date:
28/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
27/08/2019

Removing cancer's protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments

Removing cancer's protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments
Description
University of Birmingham scientists may have found a way to pull down the protective wall that surrounds tumours, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system and immunotherapy treatments.
Date:
27/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
19/08/2019

New tool could lead to improved care of patients living with artificial heart pump

New tool could lead to improved care of patients living with artificial heart pump
Description
New research led by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve the lives of those living with an artificial heart pump.
Date:
19/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
07/08/2019

Birmingham collaboration awarded international MRC Newton Fund prostrate cancer grant

Birmingham collaboration awarded international MRC Newton Fund prostrate cancer grant
Description
An international team from the University of Birmingham and the University of Nottingham in the UK and the Kenya Medical Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, has been awarded £660,000 to study prostate cancer.
Date:
07/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Three Birmingham scientists awarded £4 million by Cancer Research UK

Three Birmingham scientists awarded £4 million by Cancer Research UK
Description
Three researchers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded more than £4 million by Cancer Research UK for their work to investigate new personalised cancer treatments.
Date:
07/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
01/08/2019

Hidden chemistry in flowers shown to kill cancer cells

Hidden chemistry in flowers shown to kill cancer cells
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that it's possible to produce a compound with anti-cancer properties directly from feverfew – a common flowering garden plant.
Date:
01/08/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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