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15/11/2017

Vitamin D linked to better live birth rates in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment

Vitamin D linked to better live birth rates in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment
Description
Researchers are calling for a randomised clinical trial to investigate the potential role of vitamin D supplementation in improving live birth rates following assisted reproduction treatment.
Date:
15/11/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
16/10/2017

StreetDoctors to host national conference at the University of Birmingham

StreetDoctors to host national conference at the University of Birmingham
Description
UK charity StreetDoctors will host its annual conference at the University of Birmingham's Medical School on 28-29 October. This will be the second time that the Medical School has hosted the UK charity.
Date:
16/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/10/2017

Smartphone and tablet apps launched for patients with heart rhythm disorder

Smartphone and tablet apps launched for patients with heart rhythm disorder
Description
New novel smartphone and tablet apps for patients with atrial fibrillation and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts in collaboration with the University of Birmingham
Date:
12/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
11/10/2017

Gold 'nanoprobes' used to track blood flow in tiny vessels

Gold 'nanoprobes' used to track blood flow in tiny vessels
Description
Scientists have designed gold nanoparticles, no bigger than 100 nanometres, which can be coated and used to track blood flow in the smallest blood vessels in the body.
Date:
11/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
10/10/2017

Research aims to help patients with Type 1 diabetes to exercise safely

Research aims to help patients with Type 1 diabetes to exercise safely
Description
People with Type 1 diabetes in the West Midlands are invited to test and develop an education programme on diet and exercise safety, which can be key to managing their blood glucose levels.
Date:
10/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New guidelines published to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus

New guidelines published to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus
Description
A University of Birmingham academic has led the authorship of the UK's first guideline on the care of adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).
Date:
10/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/10/2017

Birmingham dentist awarded research prize by the British Society for Oral and Dental Research

Birmingham dentist awarded research prize by the British Society for Oral and Dental Research
Description
Dr Katarzyna Gurzawska, an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery within the School of Dentistry, was awarded the GSK-Mineralised Tissue Research Prize at the British Society for Oral and Dental Research Annual Scientific Meeting 2017.
Date:
05/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham Early Arthritis Treatment Centre research funding extended

Birmingham Early Arthritis Treatment Centre research funding extended
Description
The Rheumatology Research Group (RRG) has been awarded an additional £40,000 from Arthritis Research UK to extend its Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre, part of a network of UK units funded by the charity to support cutting edge research.
Date:
05/10/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
27/09/2017

Birmingham scientists awarded RCGP Research Paper of the Year

Birmingham scientists awarded RCGP Research Paper of the Year
Description
Dr Rachel Jordan and Professor Peymane Adab, from the University of Birmingham's Institute of Applied Health Research, won the prize for category two, which included papers from ophthalmology, respiratory health and renal research areas.
Date:
27/09/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Clinical trial reveals genetic fault that reduces the effectiveness of leukaemia treatment

Clinical trial reveals genetic fault that reduces the effectiveness of leukaemia treatment
Description
A genetic fault has been identified in people with an aggressive type of leukaemia that can significantly affect how they respond to treatment.
Date:
27/09/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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