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University of Helsinki awards Prof Dieter Wolke its highest honour

Professor Dieter Wolke from the University of Warwick’s Department of Psychology will be bestowed with the rare accolade of an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Helsinki today.


Antibiotics given shortly before caesarean birth not linked to asthma and eczema in young children

Antibiotics given to women before a caesarean birth have no effect on the risk of early childhood conditions, such as asthma or eczema, suggests a study by researchers at the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham.

Wed 18 May 2022, 14:59 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Cancer origin identified through cell ‘surgery’ – new research

Research from the University of Warwick sheds new light on a key cause of cancer formation during cell division (or mitosis), and points towards potential solutions for preventing it from occurring.


Using digital flash glucose monitoring for people with diabetes & COVID-19 frees up NHS resources

People with diabetes are at a higher risk of poor outcomes and severe illness if they develop COVID-19, they need careful glucose monitoring to ensure appropriate glycaemic control during a period of any acute illness, including due to COVID-19. In order to support the management of these patients at UHCW, digital flash glucose monitoring devices were used as part of a a nationally leading research project. Researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick, and UHCW evaluated the benefits of this trailblazing research.

Thu 24 Feb 2022, 09:49 | Tags: diabetes, WMG, COVID-19, Sciences, Health and Medicine

Research shows psychological impact of pandemic on UK nursing and midwifery workforce

Extremely concerning levels of psychological distress are reported in results from a longitudinal study of the UK nursing and midwifery workforce during COVID-19 led by the University of Warwick. The findings could help how staff are supported in healthcare services now and in future.


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