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Health - Social Sciences - 16.10.2019
Rapid response research centre to predict and prevent global health crises
Rapid response research centre to predict and prevent global health crises
The world's most advanced institute for disease and emergency analytics is opening in London this week.

Health - 16.10.2019
Hot drinks are the most common cause of burns to young children
Hot drinks are the most common cause of burns to young children
Parents are being urged to take care with hot drinks as part of a UK-wide campaign to tackle the most common cause of child burns.

Health - 15.10.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 10.10.2019
Digital service launched to help oesophageal cancer patients
A new smart phone app and web portal to help oesophageal cancer patients and their carers understand and manage their journey better has been launched today by UCL, University College London Hospital (UCLH) and digital health company, Living With.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.10.2019
Sixth patient receives pioneering treatment for CJD
A sixth patient is receiving a new drug for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) developed by researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Prion Unit at UCL.

Administration - Health - 07.10.2019
Scientists awarded £1.25 million to study antimicrobial use and resistance in Argentinian farms
Scientists awarded £1.25 million to study antimicrobial use and resistance in Argentinian farms
What drives the risks of antimicrobial resistance in Argentinian livestock farms' How can these risks be minimised through effective regulation?

Health - Pharmacology - 03.10.2019
New partnership aims to identify new disease mechanisms and potential targets for treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
A new partnership between scientists at the University of Birmingham and global healthcare company Novo Nordisk aims to discover new treatments for people suffering from fatty liver disease.

Environment - Health - 02.10.2019
Environmental cost of formula milk needs global attention, argue scientists
Environmental cost of formula milk needs global attention, argue scientists
Support for breastfeeding is an environmental imperative, argue experts from Imperial College London.

Health - History / Archeology - 01.10.2019
New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter
An exhibition will open at a gallery at Birmingham Dental Hospital and the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry investigating the link between teeth and the city's historic Jewellery Quarter.

Health - 30.09.2019
£420K funding boost for Bristol dementia research
A University of Bristol researcher has been awarded nearly £420,000 by Alzheimer's Research UK to investigate specific changes to blood flow in the brain in Alzheimer's disease.

Health - 27.09.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 26.09.2019
Spotlight on... Dr Jane Kinghorn
This week Jane, Director of the Translational Research Office (TRO), talks about developing solutions to unmet medical needs, and new support for Early Career Researchers.

Business / Economics - Health - 24.09.2019

Event - Health - 20.09.2019
Veterinary surgeons awarded ‘impact award' for changing antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
Veterinary surgeons awarded ‘impact award’ for changing antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
Veterinary researchers from the universities of Bristol and Surrey have been awarded a prestigious award by the Veterinary Record, the official journal of the British Veterinary Association (BVA), for their contribution to changing antimicrobial use in veterinary practice.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.09.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 20.09.2019
New world-leading facility for UCL Neuroscience gains planning approval
UCL is delighted to announce that conditional planning permission* has been granted for a new £281.6m state-of-the-art facility, which will be home to UCL Neuroscience.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 16.09.2019
AI to enhance manufacturing, energy, and healthcare thanks to £6.5m EPSRC grant
The grant will help scientists, engineers, and clinicians train algorithms to solve energy, manufacturing, and healthcare problems.

Environment - Health - 16.09.2019
UCL launches new campaign to celebrate its disruptive discoveries
UCL is today launching the public phase of its major new campaign #MadeAtUCL to celebrate over 100 disruptive discoveries pioneered by some of the university's leading researchers.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 13.09.2019
Experts warn UK food safety at risk with public softened up for lower standards
There are signs that the government is trying to soften up the public for lower food standards post-Brexit, including imported chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef, a new briefing from the Food Research Collaboration has highlighted.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.09.2019
Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients
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. Led by Health Data Research UK , the hubs aim to improve the lives of people with debilitating conditions, and will link up different types of health data and make it more easily accessible and user-friendly for research, while maintaining strict controls around data privacy and consent.

Health - Administration - 11.09.2019
Top doctors release new guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
The UK's top doctors are recommending over-65s take up dancing, bowls or even activities like tai chi to help stave off injury and illness in old age.

Health - 11.09.2019
Support for voice-hearers goes online
Support for voice-hearers goes online
People who hear voices, their families and mental health professionals will benefit from a new information and support website based on research by Durham University.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.09.2019
Validates guidelines on treating patients with an underactive thyroid
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. The retrospective cohort study , published in The BMJ , analysed anonymous GP records of over 162,000 patients who have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism - a highly prevalent condition more commonly known as an underactive thyroid.

Health - 07.09.2019
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Guidance on how the UK population can stay fit and healthy has been updated thanks to a major review led by the University of Bristol. The physical activity guidelines issued today by the four Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, offer advice to all age groups and - for the first time - pregnant women, new mums and disabled adults.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.09.2019
Poor diet can lead to blindness
An extreme case of "fussy" or "picky" eating caused a young patient's blindness, according to a new case report published today [2 Sep 2019] in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.09.2019
Preserved Heart Failure Trial Misses Endpoint, But Drug May Benefit Some Patients
The number of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction is on the rise, and the search is on for a therapy that can improve health outcomes in this group of patients for whom no approved therapies are available.

Pharmacology - Health - 28.08.2019
New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours
New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours
A new rapid patient test which could identify whether bacteria isolated from clinical samples are antibiotic resistant in under two hours is being trialled on a range of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Health - Innovation / Technology - 20.08.2019
ICR joins Imperial’s Academic Health Science Centre partnership
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has joined the Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC).

Health - 09.08.2019
Genetic analyses indicate that the effect of being overweight and obesity on cancer risk is at least double what was previously thought
The effect of being overweight and obesity on risk of cancer is at least twice as large as previously thought according to new findings by an international research team that included University of Bristol academics.

Health - Career - 02.08.2019
Scientists win ERC grants for 'blue skies' research
Scientists win ERC grants for ’blue skies’ research
Two researchers have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept grants to explore frontier research.
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