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September 2016

  • Medicine meets astrophysics to help early dementia diagnosis

    6 September

    Medicine meets astrophysics to help early dementia diagnosis

    Astrophysicists will swap galaxies for general practice in an innovative new study that aims to improve the early diagnosis of dementia.

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July 2016

  • Fulbright Award takes sickle cell researcher to US

    19 July

    Fulbright Award takes sickle cell researcher to US

    A Masters in Research student has received an award allowing him to carry out research on sickle cell disease in the US on one of the world's most prestigious scholarship schemes.

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  • Beware of antioxidants, warns new study

    19 July

    Beware of antioxidants, warns new study

    Researchers studying the benefits of taking antioxidants and antioxidant vitamins to prevent or cure disease have a clear warning for the public: do not take these unless a clear deficiency has been diagnosed by your doctor.

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June 2016

  • Project aims to help keep children with asthma healthy and in school

    29 June

    Project aims to help keep children with asthma healthy and in school

    Local schools and families are being invited to take part in a new project to improve the health of children with asthma and reduce the number of days they have to miss from school.

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April 2016

  • TB patients could be saved months of treatment, thanks to new research

    21 April

    TB patients could be saved months of treatment, thanks to new research

    It is possible to predict how well tuberculosis (TB) responds to drug treatment, according to a new study at BSMS.

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February 2016

  • Computers can tell if you're bored, new study shows

    23 February

    Computers can tell if you're bored, new study shows

    A new study, led by Dr Harry Witchel, suggests technology could lead to 'empathetic' robots and reactive on-line learning programmes.

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January 2016

  • Children and young adults in first trial to test personalised asthma treatment

    27 January

    Children and young adults in first trial to test personalised asthma treatment

    Researchers are to conduct a study to see whether young asthma patients respond better to personalised treatment than to the standard treatments.

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  • Study reveals why your brain makes you slip up when anxious

    20 January

    Study reveals why your brain makes you slip up when anxious

    Neuroscientists at BSMS and the University of Sussex's Sackler Centre identify the brain network system that causes us to slip up when feeling anxious.

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  • BSMS Professor named in New Year's Honours list

    4 January

    BSMS Professor named in New Year's Honours list

    BSMS Professor Lesley Fallowfield has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours

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