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Nobel Prize Winner opens Warwick Medical School building

Nobel Prize winner Dr Randy Schekman has given the keynote speech at the opening of the latest addition to Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.

Next steps towards preventing cancer and Alzheimer’s

A new generation of drugs that prevent cancer and Alzheimer’s could be developed, thanks to research from the University of Warwick.

Green monkeys acquired Staphylococcus aureus from humans

Already it’s known that many deadly diseases that afflict humans were originally acquired through contact with animals. However new research from the University of Warwick shows that pathogens can also jump the species barrier to move from humans to animals.

Home cooked meals for infants not always better than shop bought one

Home cooked meals specifically designed for infants and young children, are not always better than commercially available baby foods.

That’s suggested by research by the University of Warwick and the University of Aberdeen published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

Wed 20 Jul 2016, 14:41 | Tags: obesity, children and babies, Health, Medicine and Health

Warwick expertise used to explore the ‘average human’

Research by two University of Warwick academics is being used to explain to the public how human bodies work.

Research highlights adolescent abuse and neglect risk

New research from the University of Warwick reveals an increase in the number of adolescents who died or were seriously harmed as a result of abuse or neglect.

New EUR 5 million project to transform care for multimorbid patients launched

Care for patients with multimorbid chronic conditions could be transformed by a new cloud infrastructure to be developed at the University of Warwick’s Institute of Digital Healthcare based at WMG, as part of a European project.

Wed 01 Jun 2016, 13:55 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, WMG, Medicine and Health

Fruit discovery could provide new treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

A combination of two compounds found in red grapes and oranges could be used to improve the health of people with diabetes, and reduce cases of obesity and heart disease.

The find has been made by University of Warwick researchers who now hope that their discovery will be developed to provide a treatment for patients.

University contributes to NICE guidelines for supporting young people receiving health or social care

Chaired by a University of Warwick academic the independent committee of experts which developed the guidelines found support for young people moving from children’s to adults’ services can often be patchy and inconsistent.

Coventry should be global model for diabetes care for ethnic minorities

Cities across the developed world should look to Coventry when they plan diabetes services for ethnic minorities. That’s the conclusion of a study led by an academic from the University of Warwick. The review suggests Coventry is the most ethnically diverse city, of its size, in the developed world. As a result the researchers believe that Coventry should be the exemplar for other similar cities when commissioning diabetes care for ethnic minorities in the future.

Tue 22 Dec 2015, 11:54 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, diabetes, Health, NHS, Medicine and Health

Therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep

Research conducted at the University of Warwick indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from therapy to help them sleep better.

More than 80% of GPs plan to quit or cut back on hours in next five years

A study conducted at University of Warwick suggests that most GPs are considering quitting general practice or having a career break in the next five years.

Tue 27 Oct 2015, 14:20 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Health, NHS, Medicine and Health

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