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New method discovered to view proteins inside human cells

Scientists at the University of Warwick have created a new way to view proteins that are inside human cells.

Wed 04 July 2018, 12:13 | Tags: news

WMS teachers highly commended at University's teaching awards

Congratulations to Rebecca Johnson and Jamie Roebuck, who have been highly commended at the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence.

Tue 03 July 2018, 15:09


War, lack of democracy and urbanisation contribute to double burden of malnutrition in adolescents in developing countries

A new study from Warwick Medical School blames macro-level factors for the double burden of malnutrition among adolescents in developing countries.

Wed 27 June 2018, 13:36 | Tags: news

Care Companion - Launch of unique personalised online resource for carers of older people

A personalised online resource specifically for carers of older people in the UK has been launched by the University of Warwick.

It has been developed by primary care specialists and researchers at Warwick Medical School, GPs, the NHS and local authority managers, with very close involvement from Age UK Warwickshire and carers group, and funded by the NHS, Warwickshire County Council and Global Initiative's 100k Social Digital Fund.

Called Care Companion www.carecompanion.org.uk, it is being launched during national Carers Week 11-17 June 2018.

Tue 26 June 2018, 12:49 | Tags: WPC HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_APC

Academic Foundation Programme Success for Warwick students

Warwick Medical School has been ranked joint second in the country in a list of the medical schools whose students have been the most successful in applying to join the Academic Foundation Programme.

Mon 11 June 2018, 09:02 | Tags: news

New surgery for groin pain found to be more effective than physiotherapy

As the FIFA World Cup approaches researchers at WMS have found that keyhole surgery could help get injured footballers back on the pitch faster than physiotherapy-led treatments.

Mon 04 June 2018, 13:46 | Tags: news WCTU

Six months of Herceptin could be as effective as 12 months for some women with HER2 positive breast cancer

For women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research by Warwick Medical School.

Wed 23 May 2018, 13:23 | Tags: news

WMS success at University Awards

We were delighted to see several individuals and teams from WMS recognised at Warwick's University Awards on 18 May.

Mon 21 May 2018, 09:54 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Oral drug treatment helps protect cancer patients from potentially deadly DVT and pulmonary embolism

Research led by Professor Annie Young indicates that taking a tablet a day can help treat cancer patients of a potentially deadly condition.

Mon 14 May 2018, 09:26 | Tags: WCTU

Many newborn screening recommendations do not assess key evidence on benefits and harms

Many national recommendations on whether to screen newborn babies for rare conditions do not assess the evidence on the key benefits and harms of screening, according to WMS research.

Fri 11 May 2018, 09:06 | Tags: news

Congratulations to Kate Seers who was awarded honorary membership of the British Pain Society this week

Congratulations to Kate Seers who was awarded honorary membership of the British Pain Society this week “in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the alleviation of pain through personal endeavour and through her work for the Society.”

Thu 10 May 2018, 10:37 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Wild Trials success for WMS medical students

Medical students from the Warwick Wilderness Medicine society have been celebrating their success at the recent national 'Wild Trials' competition, where their two teams came second and third out of a total of 24 teams.

Wed 09 May 2018, 12:48 | Tags: news

Dr Felicity Boardman - an inspiring example of how to be a public intellectual with panache!

This is a great broadcast by Felicity now on iplayer radio.

An inspiring example of how to be a public intellectual with panache!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b0v5xb

BBC Radio 4 - Four Thought, Screened out?

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Felicity Boardman discusses genetic screening for 'serious conditions'. But what, she asks, is a 'serious condition'? The answer to that question will vary, and might increase as genomic medicine expands. The answer, too, will have dramatic consequences for which people we will accept as future ...

Thu 03 May 2018, 10:48 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Engagement evening invites public to learn 'how to build a human'

Around 50 members of the public joined staff and students from our Division of Biomedical Sciences on 1 May to learn ‘how to build a human’.

Wed 02 May 2018, 10:39 | Tags: news

Cancer patients set to benefit from world’s largest surgery study

Improved care for patients undergoing cancer surgery is the focus of a pioneering worldwide study featuring expertise from researchers at Warwick Medical School.

Wed 02 May 2018, 09:49 | Tags: news

BioEdge featured comments by Dr Greg Moorlock and Professor Heather Draper

BioEdge featured comments by Dr Greg Moorlock and Professor Heather Draper discussing the possible use of social media platforms such as Facebook by the government to solicit organ donations for patients in need of a transplant.

Wed 18 April 2018, 12:52 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Dr Felicity Boardman has been awarded a Research Enrichment award from Wellcome Trust

Dr Felicity Boardman has been awarded a Research Enrichment award from Wellcome Trust for  'Pre-conception genetic screening for conditions of uncertain or variable prognosis: social and ethical implications'.

Wed 18 April 2018, 10:02 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Dr Rachel Hale for Invitation by the World Health Organisation

Congratulations to Dr Rachel Hale, who has been invited by the World Health Organisation to serve as a Scientific Advisory Group member, to synthesise practical implementation guidance to support countries introducing health care worker vaccination with influenza uptake or those addressing low immunisation uptake.

Wed 18 April 2018, 09:55 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents

Research at Warwick Medical School has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age gain more weight when they grow older and are more likely to become overweight or obese.

Tue 17 April 2018, 09:26 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Warwick contributes to new global research into low back pain

Expertise from Warwick Medical School has contributed to a new series of papers in The Lancet which highlights the extent to which low back pain is mistreated, often against best practice treatment guidelines.

Wed 28 March 2018, 08:49 | Tags: news

Unit of Academic Primary Care hosts Thai health delegation

A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health visited the University of Warwick on the 8th March to learn about healthcare in the UK and find out about how the NHS tackles population health within the NHS.


New study to help people with long-term pain conditions back into work

Warwick Medical School is leading a project to help unemployed people with long term pain conditions back into work.

Tue 13 March 2018, 09:00 | Tags: news WCTU

Building a better railway - in (almost) every cell in your body

New research from Warwick Medical School shows how a microscopic ‘railway’ system in our cells can optimise its structure to better suit bodies’ needs.

Tue 13 March 2018, 08:58

Congratulations to Prof Kate Seers, who has achieved the status of Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Kate Seers, who has achieved the status of Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, based on her doctoral supervision. She was mentored by Catherine Bennett.

Thu 01 March 2018, 10:20 | Tags: HS_SSSH

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