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Accessible defibrillators in schools could treat two thirds of out of hospital cardiac arrests

A study from the University of Warwick has found that school-based defibrillators (AEDs) that are accessible outside of school hours could be effective in treating over two thirds of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests (OHCAs) within five minutes.

Thu 28 Jul 2022, 14:03 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

Shift workers ‘can’t all adjust to a night shift’: new research

Scientists at the University of Warwick, jointly with those at Université Paris-Saclay, Inserm and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (France), have challenged the widespread belief that shift workers adjust to the night shift, using data drawn from wearable tech.


Robot hip surgeons: new trial to test performance against humans

Recruitment begins for new study jointly run by University of Warwick, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (ROH) in Birmingham


Research says hospice care was compromised across West Midlands during pandemic but there is hope for the future

During the Covid-19 pandemic hospice care across the West Midlands fell below the “gold-standard” despite the best efforts of frontline healthcare professionals. This news is revealed today in a report from the end of life charity, Marie Curie, based on research from the University of Warwick.

Thu 09 Jun 2022, 12:07 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School

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

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