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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.


Devastating elephantiasis disease facing elimination

A disabling parasitic disease which causes elephantiasis, and threatens around one billion people globally – Lymphatic filariasis - could be eliminated more quickly, thanks to research by the University of Warwick.


New trial to examine use of pre-hospital blood products

University of Warwick is collaborating with researchers at the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC) to support a ground-breaking new study to investigate the effectiveness of giving patients blood products immediately after a major injury or trauma - before they reach hospital.

Thu 08 December 2016, 14:28 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, NHS, Medicine and Health

New guidelines for the investigation of sudden unexpected death in infancy launched University of Warwick expertise contributes to report

National guidance for professionals handling cases of sudden unexpected child death which draws upon University of Warwick expertise are published today (30 November 2016).

Wed 30 November 2016, 10:46 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, children and babies, Family, Medicine and Health

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.


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.


Better, stronger: polymer breakthrough to improve things we use everyday

Medicine, mobile phones, computers and clothes could all be enhanced using the process for making paint, according to research by the University of Warwick.


Warwick to conduct breakthrough research on oral cancers in Pakistan

One of the deadliest and most prevalent cancers in the Indo-Pakistan region could be treated more effectively, thanks to a new research project being undertaken at the University of Warwick.


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.


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