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New STM technique with super sharp frozen carbon monoxide needle points way to new and purer pharmaceuticals

Using a carbon monoxide tipped super sharp needle frozen to 7 Kelvin (minus 266 degrees centigrade), researchers at the University of Warwick can identify whether bonds are hydrogen or halogen, and are also able to pick up minute defects in these materials. These results could be of high relevance to help creating new pharmaceuticals that are purer than ever.

Thu 30 Apr 2020, 10:00 | Tags: medicine, Chemistry, Sciences

UKRI fellowships awarded to Four University of Warwick Academics

Four academics at the University of Warwick have been awarded a UKRI Future Leader Fellowship, providing world class research in topics ranging from stellar explosions, medieval medical texts for modern medicines, synthetic biology and climate –related financial risks.


Opioids for chronic non-cancer pain doubled in quarter century

A review of 24 years of global research has shown opioid prescribing doubled between 1991-2015, with demand most common for chronic conditions such as chronic lower back pain, finds research involving the University of Warwick.

Tue 25 Feb 2020, 16:25 | Tags: medicine, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Researchers recommend early walking in a brace for Achilles tendon rupture

A new study from the University of Warwick and the University of Oxford reveals a breakthrough for sportsmen and women in the treatment of Achilles tendon rupture. Researchers found that early walking in a brace provides similar outcomes to plaster casting with no increase in the risk of complications, paving the way for a big change in the way that patients are treated.


Online tool for carers demonstrated for Minister of State for Care

A new tool to help carers manage the daily challenges of life when caring for a friend or loved one has been presented to the Minister of State for Care at Westminster. Professor Jeremy Dale of the University of Warwick has met with Caroline Dinenage MP from the Department of Health and Social Care to demonstrate Care Companion, a new online support tool developed by Warwick Medical School to support people with caring responsibilities across Warwickshire and Coventry.


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