Schools are closing again in response to surging levels of COVID-19 infection, but staging randomised trials when students eventually return could help.
The fatal threat from diarrhoea and pneumonia to young children in the world's poorer countries can be reduced by using traditional performing arts to encourage mothers to provide youngsters with safe food and water.
Latest study found that around a third of healthcare workers reported increased symptoms of anxiety and depression following the initial COVID-19 pandemic peak.
Maternal healthcare leaders have called for lifesaving research into pharmaceuticals for use during pregnancy in response to pregnancy-related complications.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted stark inequalities in healthy life expectancy, according to a report into ageing published on Friday 15 January.
Leading cancer experts at the University of Birmingham have solved a long-standing question of how various types of mutations in just one gene cause different types of disease.
A new and less invasive treatment developed by researchers is safer than standard major surgery for early-stage rectal cancer, giving patients a better quality of life with fewer life-altering side effects.
New insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of breastfeeding in preventing disorders of the immune system in later life.
Mr Nigel Drury, Clinician Scientist in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University of Birmingham, has received the prestigious Hunterian Professorship.
University of Birmingham experts are leading a new project in Mali to reduce the fatal threat from diarrhoea to young children and help to improve their growth.
A recent survey undertaken by the University of Birmingham is among the first cross-sectional survey to examine factors influencing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
University of Birmingham researchers have developed a new COVID-19 test that reduces testing time from 30 minutes to less than 5 and delivers accurate results.