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Could eczema prevention start at birth?

Could eczema prevention start at birth?

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1300 new born babies are being signed up for a study which will look at whether the application of non-cosmetic moisturisers, along with best practice skin care advice, could prevent the onset of eczema in high risk babies.
3D Vision for the next generation of biomaterials

3D Vision for the next generation of biomaterials

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£6.5m research project aims to make the leap from 2D to 3D in the development of advanced materials and realise the true potential of regenerative medicine and cutting-edge medical devices.
More support needed for young adults with life-limiting conditions

More support needed for young adults with life-limiting conditions

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A new report is calling for improved training and ongoing support for young adults living with life-limiting conditions, their families and health and social care professionals.
Get on your bike and support dementia research

Get on your bike and support dementia research

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If you fancy yourself as the next Bradley Wiggins, or just enjoy the odd lap on your bicycle every now and then, then why not join The University of Nottingham Life Cycle 5 team in raising money for dementia research.?
Revealed Helicobacter pylori's secret weapon

Revealed Helicobacter pylori's secret weapon

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Is the game up for Helicobactor pylori? Researchers at The University of Nottingham and AstraZeneca R&D identify the molecular mechanism that makes this pathogen so successful.
Roadshow to bring evidence-based medicine to the veterinary profession

Roadshow to bring evidence-based medicine to the veterinary profession

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Veterinary medics will be taking their research and clinical expertise into vet practices across the UK in a series of events this autumn.
Is the GP 'fit note' fit for purpose?

Is the GP 'fit note' fit for purpose?

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GPs require better training in using the 'fit note', according to new research by The University of Nottingham. Rehabilitation research experts commissioned by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) found that fit notes were not being used to their full potential by doctors, patients and employers to manage sick leave.
Mercia Fund Management provides £379,000 to help NuVision commercialise groundbreaking eyecare technology

Mercia Fund Management provides £379,000 to help NuVision commercialise groundbreaking eyecare technology

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University of Nottingham spin-out, NuVision, has received £379k seed funding from Mercia Fund Management, to help develop innovative new eye care solutions.
Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

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Work on improving the welfare of animals in the UK has reaped national recognition.
Major projects to bring innovative pathology tests to patients for better treatment

Major projects to bring innovative pathology tests to patients for better treatment

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Improving the quality of life and longevity of patients with gastrointestinal, liver and respiratory diseases.
Festival to celebrate Nottingham as 'Creative City'

Festival to celebrate Nottingham as 'Creative City'

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Local ambassador for the arts, David Sillitoe, will lead Nottingham's Being Human Festival 2015 this November.
Students win airworthiness award for unmanned aircraft challenge

Students win airworthiness award for unmanned aircraft challenge

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A group of third year MEng Mechanical Engineering and Design Engineering students have been awarded a 'Safety and Airworthiness Award' in an unmanned aircraft competition.
New material forges the way for 'stem cell factories'

New material forges the way for 'stem cell factories'

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The first fully synthetic substrate with potential to grow billions of stem cells could forge the way for the creation of 'stem cell factories'
Major feeding trial will improve long-term health of premature babies

Major feeding trial will improve long-term health of premature babies

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A national research project that will improve the long-term health of premature babies has met its recruitment target nearly a year early.
Malaysia's 'black panthers' finally reveal their leopard's spots

Malaysia's 'black panthers' finally reveal their leopard's spots

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Leopards can change their spots. Researchers using specially modified camera traps have revealed the black leopard's spots.
Research into how parents cope with sick children in top three BMJ papers in last 20 years

Research into how parents cope with sick children in top three BMJ papers in last 20 years

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Research revealing what worries parents when their pre-school children are acutely ill is among the BMJ's top three most influential papers in 20 years.
University shares £23m investment in 'Digital Britain'

University shares £23m investment in 'Digital Britain'

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Horizon Digital Economy Research Centre shares £23m to drive forward UK Digital Economy research, knowledge and skills.
Rooting about with circadian rhythms

Rooting about with circadian rhythms

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered how plants manipulate their biological clock to encourage the growth of lateral roots and maximise the extraction of nutrients for growth and development.
History detective helps scientists rewrite climate records

History detective helps scientists rewrite climate records

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Medieval manuscripts reveal new evidence for ancient climate events.
Ahoy there! Spiders really can sail across oceans

Ahoy there! Spiders really can sail across oceans

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Spider experts have described how money spiders use water tension, their legs as a 'rudder' and a good following wind to 'sail' across water.
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