Medicine / Pharmacy

Pharmacology - Health - Jan 16
Scientists at the University of Glasgow and Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute have tested close to 1000 existing medicines and discovered that a cheap drug commonly used to treat parasitic worm infection could be a game-changing treatment for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men and the second most common cause of cancer death for men in the UK.
Social Sciences - Health - Jan 16

A new review of previous studies into suicide worldwide has highlighted the effects of individual and environmental risk factors over a lifetime.

Health - Jan 15
Health

One in five young people have fatty liver disease (steatosis), with one in 40 having already developed liver scarring (fibrosis), research published today [15 January] has found.

Pharmacology - Health - Jan 15

Not enough focus is being paid to using antibiotics more appropriately to minimise the threat of drug-resistant bugs, said an expert in a recent talk. Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London and Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, is leading a newly created centre to tackle drug-resistant infections.

Pharmacology - Health - Jan 16
Pharmacology - Health

Patients in GP surgeries in Bristol are being invited to take part in a large trial of low-dose amitriptyline for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) lead by researchers from the universities of Bristol, Leeds and Southampton.

Health - Life Sciences - Jan 15

Researchers have been awarded over £2.4 million to investigate the best technique to manage poor growth in babies during the later stages of pregnancy Fetal growth restriction (FGR) can lead to stillbirth, accounting for half of the cases of stillbirth in the UK.

Health - Pharmacology - Jan 15

The threat posed by drug resistant infections should be taken as seriously as climate change, says an Imperial expert.


Selected Jobs
Life Sciences - 17.01
Michael Davys Professorship of Neuroscience University of Oxford
Life Sciences - 17.01
Associate Professorship of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience University of Oxford
Health - 15.01
Chair in Medical Physics University of Nottingham
Health - 10.12.2019
Assistant Professor Cognitive Behavioural Therapy University of Nottingham

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