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Simple fetal heartbeat monitoring still best at reducing emergency caesarean sections

Intermittent auscultation, in which the baby’s heartbeat is monitored using a sonic aid or Doppler probe, outperforms more modern methods at reducing the number of emergency caesarean sections in labour, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Warwick.

Tue 06 Apr 2021, 09:06 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Stem cell depletion leads to recurring pregnancy loss

Depletion of a certain type of stem cell in the womb lining during pregnancy could be a significant factor behind miscarriage, according to a study released today in STEM CELLS. The study, by researchers at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, England, reports on how recurrent pregnancy loss is a result of the loss of decidual precursor cells prior to conception.

Thu 25 Mar 2021, 13:42 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Recruitment for 30 new PhD pandemic research scholarships opens today at University of Warwick thanks to over £3 million in donations.

The search for 30 people to take up new PhD pandemic research scholarships begins today (Friday 19th March 2021) thanks to philanthropists donating to the University of Warwick’s newly created Institute for Global Pandemic Planning. The 30 new doctoral students will research the best ways for global leaders to respond to pandemics and more details on how to apply are available here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/igpp/applicationform


Vaccination programme in Coventry and Warwickshire boosted by medical students

Trainee doctors at Warwick Medical School continue are putting their passion for patients to use during the pandemic as they assist with efforts to get the people of Coventry and Warwickshire vaccinated against Covid-19.

Wed 17 Mar 2021, 12:04 | Tags: WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

TV and film ‘thump’ is not effective alternative to CPR, researchers at University of Warwick demonstrate

A technique frequently portrayed in dramatic resuscitation scenes in television and film is among several alternative methods to CPR that have shown no benefit in saving lives in a review by University of Warwick researchers.

Mon 15 Feb 2021, 10:52 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

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