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Patient health outcomes to be examined

Warwick Medical School, part of the University of Warwick, is hosting a summit for politicians, healthcare leaders, industry leaders and academics to examine measurement of health outcomes and the use of such information to improve outcomes on a large scale.

Wed 14 Dec 2016, 16:34 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Conference, Big Data, Science, Europe, Health, NHS, Business

New trial to examine use of pre-hospital blood products

University of Warwick is collaborating with researchers at the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC) to support a ground-breaking new study to investigate the effectiveness of giving patients blood products immediately after a major injury or trauma - before they reach hospital.

Thu 08 Dec 2016, 14:28 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, NHS, Medicine and Health

Maternal B12 deficiency may increase child’s risk of type-2 diabetes

B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose children to metabolic problems such as type-2 diabetes according to new research from the University of Warwick.

Mon 07 Nov 2016, 11:22 | Tags: Health, NHS, Medicine and Health

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.

Bereaved parents should be given full details about how to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome risk factors

A new study indicates that health professionals should tell bereaved parents about what they could have done to reduce the risk of the sudden death of their baby.

The University of Warwick research, funded by The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK and contradicts the current practice of many paediatricians who don’t discuss risk factors for fear of causing grieving mothers and fathers additional upset.

Fri 20 May 2016, 08:29 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, children and babies, NHS, Women

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

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