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Study compares risk of diabetes drugs and medical complications

Study compares risk of diabetes drugs and medical complications

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A study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has compared diabetes drugs in their ability to control blood sugar levels and prevent serious complications.
Nottingham's rapid response to Zika virus

Nottingham's rapid response to Zika virus

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The University of Nottingham has received funding after responding to the Medical Research Council's call to arms to fast-track research into Zika virus.
Tackling tuberculosis using crowd-sourced super computer

Tackling tuberculosis using crowd-sourced super computer

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Computer crowd-sourced research project launched on World TB Day to help scientists better understand and overcome this deadly disease. Volunteer your spare computer resources today.
SSRI antidepressants not associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular conditions

SSRI antidepressants not associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular conditions

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Large patient data analysis indicates commonly used family of antidepressant drugs are not linked to increase risk of heart attacks and strokes in the under 65s.
New research explores challenges to farm vet profession

New research explores challenges to farm vet profession

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Nottingham study warns farm vets must adapt expertise to a changing livestock market or risk de-professionalisation in the industry.
How 'salt' MRI scans could give a clearer picture of disease

How 'salt' MRI scans could give a clearer picture of disease

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MRI experts at The University of Nottingham win £1m grant to adapt scanning techniques to pick up sodium in the body. The research could lead to much more detailed MRI scans in the future with significant improvements to the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases.
Nearly half of women who stop smoking during pregnancy go back to smoking after the baby is born

Nearly half of women who stop smoking during pregnancy go back to smoking after the baby is born

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A new study from The University of Nottingham shows that nearly half of women who managed to stay off cigarettes during pregnancy went back to smoking within six months of giving birth.
Free healthcare learning platform nominated for national award

Free healthcare learning platform nominated for national award

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A digital learning project which has been used 1.5 million people worldwide to help educate healthcare students, professionals and the public has been nominated for a Guardian University Award.
University award nomination for connecting businesses with the Arts

University award nomination for connecting businesses with the Arts

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The University has been nominated for a Guardian University Award for an innovative project which helps Arts academics and businesses work together.
Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

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New scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease has taken a major step forward thanks to scientists at The University of Nottingham.
Society can have a strong influence on how honest we are, says a new study

Society can have a strong influence on how honest we are, says a new study

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The societies we live in can have a direct influence on how dishonest people may be, according to a new study from The University of Nottingham.
Links between money and happiness uncovered

Links between money and happiness uncovered

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Changes in income do not affect most peoples' happiness, most of the time, according to a new study carried out in collaboration with The University of Nottingham.
Improving modern vaccines - sugar polymer tails wag the protein dog

Improving modern vaccines - sugar polymer tails wag the protein dog

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Macromolecular Hydrodynamics helping to develop improved and more stable vaccines.
Thrashings are killing ODIs, Cricket World Cup organisers are warned

Thrashings are killing ODIs, Cricket World Cup organisers are warned

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A new study from The University of Nottingham has cast fresh doubt on the future of One-Day International cricket by revealing the key drivers behind spectators' dwindling enthusiasm for the format.
Clinical trial confirms safety of inducing first time mothers aged 35 and over

Clinical trial confirms safety of inducing first time mothers aged 35 and over

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A large clinical trial to assess the benefits or otherwise of inducing labour in pregnant women of 35 years or older has found there was no significant effect on the rate of caesarean sections and no adverse effect on the mother and newborn baby.
Using old drugs to treat new viruses

Using old drugs to treat new viruses

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New research has shown that a group of drugs commonly used as anaesthetics or for treating depression may be used to defeat viruses.
Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds

Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds

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Eating meat from animals grazed on land treated with commonly-used agricultural fertilisers might have serious implications for pregnant women and the future reproductive health of their unborn children, according to new research.
Launch of UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies

Launch of UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies

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The UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies was launched by The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust on Monday 29 February 2016.
Three new Social Scientists at The University of Nottingham

Three new Social Scientists at The University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham has appointed three top scholars who will use quantitative approaches to Social Science research and teaching as part of a national programme to increase the number of Social Science graduates in the UK.
Nottingham launches a new route into the Arts and Humanities

Nottingham launches a new route into the Arts and Humanities

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The University of Nottingham is launching a new entry route for talented students who wish to take an Honours Degree in an Arts subject.
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