The enzyme that ‘loads up’ fat-carrying particles in the liver before they are transported around the body has been identified for the first time by scientists at Warwick Medical School.
Making healthy food easier to access in hospital canteens and food outlets, as well as increasing healthy options and reducing portion sizes, are the most effective ways of encouraging healthcare staff to improve their diets according to a new study from WMS.
Two teams from Warwick Medical School have held off competition from 20 other medical school teams to come first and second in a national pre-hospital wilderness medicine competition, Wild Trials 2019.
On Wednesday 16 January we held our WMS Winter Graduation Reception Buffet and Prizegiving Ceremony. The event was an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our CPD, master's and PhD students who graduated this January.
Hannah Andrews, awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing for her PhD
Hannah Andrews, who has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing for her PhD on ‘The Experience of Self-Care and Self-Compassion in Nursing’. Hannah was supervised by Kate Seers and Stephanie Tierney in the Division of Health Sciences.
Worried about putting on a few pounds over the festive period? Dr James Gill is here to answer your questions with his guide 'Starving, sprouts and strolls: how to step into Christmas healthily!'
Reducing energy costs and social isolation ‘essential opportunities’ in supporting older adults in extreme weather
The cost of heating and cooling the home, and increasing social isolation are significant factors in health risk of older adults during extreme weather, according to a new study by Warwick Medical School.
The economic cost to the NHS of vomiting and nausea during pregnancy is over £60 million, higher than previously thought, according to new estimates by Warwick Medical School.
Our 2018 MB ChB Prizegiving Evening took place last week, 6 December, celebrating the fantastic work and achievements of our medical students over the last year and recognising teaching excellence amongst our staff.
MSci Integrated Science
We're excited to have launched a new undergraduate course for 2020 entry, MSci Integrated Science, incorporating principles from biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computing. Find out more about it.
Disturbances during sleep decreases capability to control posture and balance according to researchers from Warwick Medical School and the University of Warwick's Department of Engineering.
Patients can assess their own back pain using an app on their phone or tablet as effectively as current paper methods, a new study from Warwick Medical School has shown.
Standard chemotherapy treatment for HPV-positive throat cancer remains the most effective, study finds
A new study funded by Cancer Research UK and sponsored by the University of Warwick has found that the standard chemotherapy used to treat a specific type of throat cancer remains the most effective.
A team of four second year MB ChB students, the 'Titanic Swim Team', have been crowned winners of this year's WMS Game Show Jamboree - for the second year in a row!
This week's press covering
This week's press coverage
The BBC featured an article in which Professor Franco Cappuccio discusses salt’s effect on the body.
WKZO, Channel NewsAsia and others featured comments by Dr Joanna Garstang on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in an article discussing the safest bedding for infants.
Eurofresh Distribution reported that simply moving where fresh fruit and vegetables are placed in a shop can increase their sales, according to WMS research. The article includes comments by Dr Oyinlola Oyebode.
Education Executive featured an article about mental wellbeing at work which includes comments from Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown.
WIRED UK included comments by Dr Michelle Miller on the link between sleep quality and physical health.
This week's press coverage
Nearly a third of UK adults (30%) wouldn’t perform CPR if they saw someone suffer a cardiac arrest, according to worrying new figures released to mark Restart a Heart Day
There is no robust evidence for positive or negative effects of maternal caffeine consumption during breastfeeding on a breastfed child, according to research by Warwick Medical School.
Simply moving where fresh fruit and vegetables are placed in a shop can increase their sales, new research by Warwick Medical School has found.
Congratulations to Professor Mark Achtman, who has been announced as the winner of the highly-esteemed Pettenkofer Prize 2018 for his lifetime work on evolution of bacterial pathogens and their association with humans.
Congratulations to Mr Ling Wong, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at UHCW and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at WMS, who has been awarded the accolade for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Education of Warwick Medical Students’ at this year’s UHCW OSCA Awards.