University of Birmingham
(Medical Xpress)—International researchers are studying the salt intake of Indian adults to provide vital new data to aid the development of a national salt reduction strategy.
Health May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It's a familiar sight at the fairground: rows of people gaping at curvy mirrors as they watch their faces and bodies distort. But while mirrored surfaces may be fun to look at, new findings by researchers ...
Neuroscience Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Discovering gender of an unborn baby and choosing a name may help fathers bond with their offspring, study finds
(Medical Xpress)—Dads who find out the sex of their unborn child and give him or her a name may find it easier to connect emotionally with their baby, a study conducted at the University of Birmingham has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Platelet disorders are heavily underdiagnosed, little understood and cannot be cured. University of Birmingham researchers and the Birmingham Platelet Group are running a UK-wide clinical trial 'Genotyping ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis led by the University of Birmingham in the UK suggest that physiotherapy benefits people with Parkinson's disease in the short term (< 3 months).
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Many people going into hospital have concerns about contracting the hospital acquired infection MRSA, yet the risk of acquiring - and dying from – hospital acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is much ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Psychologists at the University of Birmingham suggest that 'attentive eating' affects how much people choose to eat.
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Robots are being used as classroom buddies for children with autism in a groundbreaking initiative that aims to improve social interaction and communication.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If your dinner date chooses unhealthily from a restaurant menu, you are less likely to stick to healthy options, according to University of Birmingham research published in the British Journal of Nutrition. ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A brand new study by the University of Birmingham suggests that the system used by the Government to inform key decisions about the performance of NHS hospitals is inadequate.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Birmingham scientists have discovered that one of the bodys key immune cells remains active against the fetus during pregnancy, a finding that offers fresh understanding of the complex ...
Immunology Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Research led by the University of Birmingham has shown that a specialised drug prescribing system could help to prevent a repetition of the notorious 2002 killings of elderly patients by nurse Colin Norris.
Medications Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new report published today in the scientific journal, Occupational Medicine, finds that many people who develop work related asthma are not correctly diagnosed by GPs. Work related factors cause one in ten cases of ast ...
Immunology Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have devised a unique screening instrument that provides a 'one-stop' brain function profile of patients who have suffered stroke or other neurological damage.
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adrift in foreign land: Study highlights failings when older people transferred between health and social care services
A major study of the experiences of older people moving between health and care services published today highlights significant problems in the quality of the service they received. The researchers from the University of ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0