University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
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Health - Mar 27
A team of oncologists from the Universities of Birmingham, Oxford and Leeds have joined forces to launch the first cancer coronavirus registry in the world to track how cancer patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 will be impacted.
Health - Mar 27

The University of Birmingham's partners at a Guangzhou hospital are sending clinical masks and gowns for use by medical staff in the UK's fight against coronavirus. Medics at the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University are sending their counterparts at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham full personal protective equipment (PPE) kits to help keep staff safe as they treat patients.

Health - Mar 25

New international surgical guidelines will help to save thousands of lives in Lowand Middle-income Countries (LMIC) countries by standardising and improving practice in surgery.

Business - Mar 24

Countries where people do not have a habit of washing their hands automatically tend to have a much higher exposure to coronavirus, a new study reveals. University of Birmingham researchers have discovered that at least 50% of people do not have a habit of automatic handwashing after using the toilet in China (77%), Japan (70%), South Korea (61%) and the Netherlands (50%).

Health - Mar 20

The University of Birmingham is playing a vital role in helping to respond to a shortage of hand sanitiser needed by frontline social care workers to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

Life Sciences - Mar 16

Eating more protein at breakfast or lunchtime could help older people maintain muscle mass with advancing age - but most people eat proteins fairly unevenly throughout the day, new research at the University of Birmingham has found.

Health - Mar 26

The University of Birmingham is supporting the NHS in the fight against COVID-19 in the city, region and nationally. This builds on a long-standing alliance between the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Women's & Children's and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trusts.

Pharmacology - Mar 24

Drug therapies that help older adults maintain their skeletal muscle mass and physical function for longer could be a step closer after researchers at the University of Birmingham identify a key mechanism that drives the clearance of damaged mitochondria.

Health - Mar 23

The Government and the UK's Chief Scientific Adviser have today (Monday 23 March) backed the UK's leading clinicians and scientists to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves using whole-genome sequencing.

Health - Mar 16

A new study from the University of Birmingham has shown that Faecal Microbiota Transplants (FMT) are highly successful in treating patients with Clostridioides difficile (C.diff) infection.

Psychology - Mar 12

Disrupted and poor quality sleep in the earliest months of a child's life can be an indicator of depression, anxiety and behavioural problems among toddlers, according to a new study.

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