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WMG and Birmingham Hospitals launch new degree for new NHS role

WMG at the University of Warwick has launched an exciting new fusion science degree, accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science as part of Health Education England, and is designed specifically to train people for a brand new, and first of its kind health role within the NHS - Digital Healthcare Scientist.

Tue 11 Jun 2019, 08:09 | Tags: University of Warwick, Health, NHS, WMG, Sciences, Health and Medicine

Study shows that in HER2 positive early breast cancer 6 months treatment with Herceptin is as good as 12 months for preventing cancer return

A new study co-led by the University of Warwick Clinical Trials Unit has shown that shortening the duration of a therapy for breast cancer patients does not increase the risk of their cancer returning.

Fri 07 Jun 2019, 09:41 | Tags: research, cancer, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Video GP surgeries could curb need for face-to-face visits

Patients consulting their doctor by video link could reduce the need for GP visits but it is not suitable for everyone, a pilot study involving the University of Warwick has found.

Wed 05 Jun 2019, 12:08 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

New study sheds light on how blood vessel damage from high glucose concentrations unfolds

A mechanism in the cells that line our blood vessels that helps them to process glucose becomes uncontrolled in diabetes, and could be linked to the formation of blood clots and inflammation according to researchers from the University of Warwick.


Mortality rate ‘weekend effect’ not a reliable measure of care quality in hospitals

The higher mortality rate for weekend hospital admissions should not be used as an indicator of quality of care due to the lack of data preceding patient admission and on the severity of their illness, a new study conducted at the University of Warwick Medical School has concluded.

Wed 05 Jun 2019, 08:45 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

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