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Child malnutrition monitoring in Mauritius transformed with mobile technology

Child malnutrition in Mauritius, and across Sub Saharan Africa, could be monitored more accurately and quickly, thanks to simple mobile-based data collection forms, according to new research by the University of Warwick, UK.


Malaria deaths could be reduced thanks to Warwick engineers

The resurgence of Malaria in high risk areas calls for new methods to combat the potentially dangerous situation. A collaboration between researchers at the University of Warwick and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have found adding a barrier above a bednet can significantly improve the bednet’s performance, reduce the quantity of insecticide while expanding the range of insecticides that can be safely delivered via a bednet.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 16:01 | Tags: medicine, Engineering, Africa, death, disease, Sciences, Health and Medicine

Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to obesity during pregnancy

Vitamin B12 deficiency impairs fat metabolism and may be associated with obesity during pregnancy, according to findings presented by a University of Warwick researcher at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference.

Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11:03 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Pulmonary hypertension: Exercise programme could improve breathlessness and quality of life for those with rare lung condition

A new exercise rehabilitation programme developed at Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust could have the potential to improve fitness and quality of life for people living with pulmonary hypertension.

Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12:50 | Tags: medicine, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

200 medical and life sciences students to deliver CPR and defibrillator training to campus and community

200 University of Warwick students are to be equipped with CPR skills thanks to a scheme that will see medical students train their fellow students and the local community in the lifesaving techniques.

Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11:58 | Tags: Students, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

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