Articles tagged with 'Medicine' | University of Manchester

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2024
27
February
2024
| 10:20 Europe/London
Northern Gritstone, the investment business focused on science and technology-enabled businesses in the North of England, along with Parkwalk Advisors, have announced a combined £3.5 million seed round investment into adsilico Limited (‘adsilico’), a...
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09
February
2024
| 09:00 Europe/London
In an exciting moment for the future of UK Biobank, this week (Wednesday 7 February) the organisation welcomed the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Michelle Donelan, to Bruntwood SciTech’s Manchester Science Park to official...
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08
February
2024
| 09:37 Europe/London
A team of scientists and experts have been awarded funding to evaluate the new National Health Service Pharmacy First service.
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06
February
2024
| 13:20 Europe/London
The University of Manchester is to be part of  a research hub, led by the University of Edinburgh,  that will focus on developing AI tools to help revolutionise the field of healthcare.
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02
February
2024
| 11:21 Europe/London
A class of molecules playing a crucial role in the regulation of gene expression and other cellular processes can restore normal skin structure rather than producing a scar, a University of Manchester led study in mice and humans suggests....
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02
February
2024
| 02:57 Europe/London
Depression and loneliness can be prevented using structured telephone-based psychological care, delivered over eight weeks, according to new research.
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29
January
2024
| 12:37 Europe/London
Liver Talks: Let’s Talk About Liver Disease Risk, a new training resource for healthcare professionals has been launched to improve the essential conversations they have with people at risk of liver disease. Highlighting the significance of the matte...
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22
January
2024
| 15:07 Europe/London
Researchers from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)  and University of Manchester have been instrumental in developing the first guideline for cancer screening in an inflammatory mus...
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16
January
2024
| 15:41 Europe/London
Doctors might one day be able to target children and young people with arthritis most likely to be helped by its first-line treatment, thanks to the application of machine learning by University of Manchester scientists....
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15
January
2024
| 09:53 Europe/London
Existing drinking water fluoridation programmes in England still provide marginal savings for the NHS, but there is no guarantee new schemes would continue to do so, a new study led by University of Manchester researchers finds....
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14
January
2024
| 18:27 Europe/London
Eleven years ago, my colleagues and I estimated that about 2 million people around the world were dying from fungal infections annually. My latest estimate puts the figure today at nearly double that: around 3.8 million deaths.To put this in perspect...
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13
January
2024
| 00:07 Europe/London
The annual total of deaths from fungal disease worldwide has risen to 3.75 million, double the previous estimate, according to a new study.
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09
January
2024
| 09:51 Europe/London
An agricultural fungicide approved in the US and currently under consideration by authorities worldwide could have a devastating effect on a new drug for one of world’s deadliest infectious diseases, show University of Manchester scientists....
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02
January
2024
| 16:01 Europe/London
A biomedical Egyptologist from The University of Manchester has fulfilled the mission of an illustrious Manchester anatomist from 1910, having by chance found his unique anatomical record of how ancient Nubians lived – and died - in Southern Egypt....
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2023
20
December
2023
| 10:33 Europe/London
Cleopatra would have been in safe hands if she really had been bitten by a snake, or a affected by any number of illnesses - say University of Manchester Egyptologists in a new book.
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20
December
2023
| 09:39 Europe/London
The video from a  groundbreaking debate on animal research held at The University of Manchester's  Whitworth hall has been published.
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20
December
2023
| 08:32 Europe/London
Our world leading research stories have been seen right across the world so here’s a taste of  some of our most popular and interesting stories from the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health in 2023. Enjoy!...
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20
December
2023
| 08:11 Europe/London
Most patients felt online GP consultations were quicker, more flexible, and more efficient than traditional consulting methods, in the largest study of patient views on the topic ever carried out.
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11
December
2023
| 15:21 Europe/London
Manchester’s commitment to tackle health inequalities has been further boosted by funding news for research that can connect the Council, University of Manchester researchers and local people as a way of working together to improve health outcomes. ...
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30
November
2023
| 16:00 Europe/London
Patients given transitional care before and during  discharge from hospital – such as joint discharge planning follow up visits or phone calls - are less likely to be readmitted according to University of Manchester researchers....
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23
November
2023
| 23:30 Europe/London
The most socioeconomically deprived groups in society are nearly twice as likely to die from sepsis within 30 days, researchers from The University of Manchester have found.
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15
November
2023
| 12:52 Europe/London
The Eve Appeal, together with North West Cancer Research, will be awarding a three-year Fellowship to Dr Kelechi Njoku, from The University of Manchester, to develop a simpler and kinder test for detecting womb cancer....
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14
November
2023
| 10:00 Europe/London
Consistent daily patterns of exercise and rest can synchronise the local body clocks associated with joints and spine with the brain clock, potentially helping individuals to maintain skeletal health, improve athletic performance and avoid injury, re...
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01
November
2023
| 04:20 Europe/London
One of the most common byproducts of the burning of fossil fuels, phenanthrene, causes heart arrythmias in mice, proving for the first time it is toxic to mammals.
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30
October
2023
| 13:36 Europe/London
The UK regulatory authorities have approved the first ever trial of a revolutionary gene therapy for young children diagnosed with Hunter syndrome, a devastating rare lysosomal storage disorder.
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17
October
2023
| 15:27 Europe/London
Scientists from The Universities of Manchester and Auckland have discovered widespread differences in metal levels in the brains of patients with Huntington’s Disease, a type of dementia, compared to a control group with healthy tissue....
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17
October
2023
| 13:22 Europe/London
Early results from PharmaKure, a pharmaceutical company spun out from The University of Manchester, shows a novel whole blood test developed by the company is able to quantify Alzheimer’s Disease biomarkers. PharmaKure’s proprietary ALZmetrixTM blood...
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16
October
2023
| 10:54 Europe/London
Other mental illness diagnoses, taking psychotropic medication prescribed to treat those illnesses, and specific health service use patterns are strong indicators of bipolar disorder, show researchers from the University of Manchester and Keele Unive...
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16
October
2023
| 07:42 Europe/London
Results from the largest ever review of clinical trials in cancer screening, prevention, and early detection (SPED) have been published.
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12
October
2023
| 14:00 Europe/London
An international consortium of leading experts is calling for governments and health systems to acknowledge that male infertility is a common and serious medical condition that may be increasing worldwide, and has provided a first-time roadmap for ur...
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