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Clinical trial to compare anaesthesia impact on recovery post-surgery

A new clinical trial will compare two types of anaesthetic to determine how soon after surgery they allow patients to return home. The Volatile vs Total intravenous Anaesthesia for major non-cardiac surgery (VITAL) trial is led by Warwick Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Warwick and will compare two methods of delivering anaesthesia to a patient: inhalation and intravenous

Wed 25 Nov 2020, 10:14 | Tags: medicine, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

No reduction in fractures seen in falls prevention programmes prescribed to older people

Two population screen and treat programmes commonly prescribed to prevent older people falling have no impact on reducing fractures, researchers from the University of Warwick and University of Exeter have concluded.

Thu 05 Nov 2020, 11:10 | Tags: medicine, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School

COVID-19 measures deepening health inequalities in slum communities

Efforts to stem the impact of COVID-19 in low to middle income countries could be creating a health time bomb in their slum communities by deepening existing inequalities, according to an international team of health researchers led by the University of Warwick.


Most GP trainees willing to use mindfulness to tackle burnout: new study

Mindfulness could help trainee GPs to build their resilience and reduce burnout, helping to reduce the number of newly qualified GPs leaving the profession, according to University of Warwick researchers.

Mon 03 Aug 2020, 10:25 | Tags: medicine, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School

Increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and type two diabetes later in life for child abuse survivors, new study finds

People who have experienced maltreatment during childhood are significantly more likely to develop conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure and type two diabetes in adulthood, a new UK study has found.

Fri 15 May 2020, 15:42 | Tags: Health, medicine, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

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