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Almost half of stroke survivors suffer fatigue, study reveals

Almost half of stroke survivors suffer fatigue, study reveals

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A study by The University of Nottingham has found that half of people who experience a stroke suffer from fatigue in the early stages of recovery.
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3 weeks ago
Clinical trial reveals a safer long term treatment for blistering skin disease

Clinical trial reveals a safer long term treatment for blistering skin disease

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Skin experts have revealed that an oral antibiotic is an effective and safer alternative to the current standard treatment of oral steroids in the treatment of the blistering skin disease 'bullous pemphigoid'.
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3 weeks ago
International consortium to accelerate safer and more effective treatment for children's brain tumours

International consortium to accelerate safer and more effective treatment for children's brain tumours

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A new international consortium is being launched this week bringing together world-leading experts to explore the use of novel drug delivery systems to cross the protective 'blood brain barrier' to directly target tumours in the brain.
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4 weeks ago
Record nominations for Nottingham in Student Nursing Times Awards

Record nominations for Nottingham in Student Nursing Times Awards

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Students and staff in the School of Health Sciences are celebrating the largest number of finalist nominations they have ever received in the Student Nursing Times Awards.
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4 weeks ago
International creative academy helps transform museum management in China

International creative academy helps transform museum management in China

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A University of Nottingham project is bringing together some of the leading practitioners in Western and Chinese museums, with university academics, to train museum managers in China.
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5 weeks ago
Genetic variation linked to drug-induced liver damage in some patients

Genetic variation linked to drug-induced liver damage in some patients

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Scientists have discovered an uncommon genetic variation that may identify patients with a higher risk of liver damage associated with a range of commonly-prescribed medications.
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5 weeks ago
New tool to evaluate effects of climate change on peatland

New tool to evaluate effects of climate change on peatland

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham are using radar waves as part of a new tool developed to evaluate peatland sensitivity to global climate change.
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5 weeks ago
Families join forces to raise money to detect brain cancer early

Families join forces to raise money to detect brain cancer early

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Families affected by childhood cancer joined forces to launch a new fundraising campaign celebrating 20 years of the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre.The University of Nottingham's annual fundraising appeal Life Cycle will this year focus on raising more funds for research into the deadly form of cancer. To launch the appeal, which this year will involve a 'superhero stroll', children at different stages in their treatment and their families, as well as families who have lost loved-ones to the disease, came together on International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day along with University experts, surgeons and students.
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6 weeks ago
Parasites clue to why allergies are more common in developed countries

Parasites clue to why allergies are more common in developed countries

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Scientists have discovered a molecular mechanism whereby antibodies generated by a human parasitic worm infection also respond to allergenic proteins in peanut and other common western allergens.
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6 weeks ago
Unique study reveals dog owners' motivations for pet blood donation

Unique study reveals dog owners' motivations for pet blood donation

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The research shows that veterinary decision-making can be relevant to human healthcare decisions, and that further examination of comparative areas of animal health could benefit both healthcare sectors
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6 weeks ago
Major increase in midwifery unit births since 2010

Major increase in midwifery unit births since 2010

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Births in midwifery units in England have trebled, up from five per cent to 14 per cent over the last six years, a new study by researchers at The University of Nottingham has shown.
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6 weeks ago
Scientist calls for industrial scale-up of greenhouse gas-eating microbe technology in UK

Scientist calls for industrial scale-up of greenhouse gas-eating microbe technology in UK

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Professor Nigel Minton says there is significant potential for the industrial scaling up of a new process which uses 'gas-eating' bacteria to ferment polluting greenhouse gases from landfill and industry into useful products like biofuels and plastics.
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6 weeks ago
Donations needed to help student architects build new nursery in Africa

Donations needed to help student architects build new nursery in Africa

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University of Nottingham architecture students are asking for crowd-funding support to help them build a nursery in a South African village, ensuring its toddlers can access vital pre-school education.
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6 weeks ago
Tributes to Professor Sir Peter Mansfield

Tributes to Professor Sir Peter Mansfield

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Tributes have been paid to Nobel laureate Professor Sir Peter Mansfield, who has died at the age of 83.Sir Peter pioneered the creation of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), one of the most important and revolutionary breakthroughs in modern medical science.
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6 weeks ago
Curious minds can 'ask a scientist' at Nottingham science fun day

Curious minds can 'ask a scientist' at Nottingham science fun day

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Curious minds will be offered the chance to explore microscopes, giant lungs, an indoor planetarium and more with research scientists from The University of Nottingham as part of a week-long series of events.
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7 weeks ago
What is it really like to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

What is it really like to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

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The Institute of Mental Health has brought together researchers, clinicians and people with lived experience of ADHD to help promote better understanding of the condition at its annual engagement conference.
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7 weeks ago
World lung health study allows scientists to predict your chance of developing deadly disease

World lung health study allows scientists to predict your chance of developing deadly disease

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Breakthrough advance offers the potential to defuse a 'ticking timebomb' for serious lung disease, including for over 1 billion smokers worldwide.
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7 weeks ago
Young people call on government for greater digital rights

Young people call on government for greater digital rights

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New research co-authored by The University of Nottingham, has, for the first time, captured the policy recommendations of young people in relation to their digital rights.
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8 weeks ago
Risk of liver cancer low in patients with cirrhosis, study finds

Risk of liver cancer low in patients with cirrhosis, study finds

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The results of a study by researchers at The University of Nottingham suggest that the risk of liver cancer in patients with cirrhosis may be much lower than previously thought.
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8 weeks ago
Growth cycle underway as new generation of technology businesses move into University's Ingenuity Centre

Growth cycle underway as new generation of technology businesses move into University's Ingenuity Centre

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A landmark development designed to nurture the next generation of technology businesses is home to more than half a dozen new ventures only six weeks after its opening.
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8 weeks ago
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