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Deadly sleeping sickness set to be eliminated in six years

Gambian sleeping sickness – a deadly parasitic disease spread by tsetse flies - could be eliminated in six years in key regions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to new research by the University of Warwick.


Patient health outcomes to be examined

Warwick Medical School, part of the University of Warwick, is hosting a summit for politicians, healthcare leaders, industry leaders and academics to examine measurement of health outcomes and the use of such information to improve outcomes on a large scale.

Wed 14 December 2016, 16:34 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Conference, Big Data, Science, Europe, Health, NHS, Business

UK study to help chronic pain sufferers back to work

Researchers from the University of Warwick's Medical School are leading a study to explore ways of helping people with chronic pain back to work.


Low vitamin D levels linked to increased risk of bladder cancer

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a systematic review of by a team led by a University of Warwick academic.

Tue 08 November 2016, 15:20 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Health, cancer

Maternal B12 deficiency may increase child’s risk of type-2 diabetes

B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose children to metabolic problems such as type-2 diabetes according to new research from the University of Warwick.

Mon 07 November 2016, 11:22 | Tags: Health, NHS, Medicine and Health

Depression’s physical source discovered; potential for new treatments

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to research by the University of Warwick, UK, and Fudan University, China.


Breakthrough in analytical sciences could lead to medical revolution

Pharmaceutical research could be quicker and more precise, thanks to an innovative breakthrough in the analytical sciences from the University of Warwick.


UK and Chinese universities fight cancer together

A deadly cancer which mainly occurs in China could be more effectively treated, thanks to joint research by the University of Warwick and Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Centre (SYSUCC).


It is all in the hips - professional golfers more likely to have different shaped hip joints to most of the population

Lack of success on the fairway may not be due to your swing – it could be your hips that are to blame. New research from the University of Warwick has found that professional golfers are more likely to have different shaped right and left hips compared to the rest of us.


Nobel Prize Winner opens Warwick Medical School building

Nobel Prize winner Dr Randy Schekman has given the keynote speech at the opening of the latest addition to Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.


Next steps towards preventing cancer and Alzheimer’s

A new generation of drugs that prevent cancer and Alzheimer’s could be developed, thanks to research from the University of Warwick.


Green monkeys acquired Staphylococcus aureus from humans

Already it’s known that many deadly diseases that afflict humans were originally acquired through contact with animals. However new research from the University of Warwick shows that pathogens can also jump the species barrier to move from humans to animals.


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