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New research shows hearing aids change lives and improve health

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Ground-breaking research published by a team from the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre shows the life-changing impact of hearing aids for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Date:
28/09/2017

Study finds being in a good mood for your flu jab boosts its effectiveness

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New research by a team of health experts at the University of Nottingham has found evidence that being in a positive mood on the day of your flu jab can increase its protective effect.
Date:
26/09/2017

Answering 'the most important question' about the treatment of MS

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Patients in the UK are to be involved in answering the single most important question about treating multiple sclerosis (MS), as part of a $10 million international clinical trial.
Date:
25/09/2017

Frailty calculator to support GPs in targeting patients for better care

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An online frailty calculator developed by academics at The University of Nottingham will help GPs to identify their most vulnerable older patients for enhanced care.
Date:
25/09/2017

National Lottery accolade for HeadSmart brain tumour campaign

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HeadSmart – the highly successful campaign pioneered by the University of Nottingam's Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre to speed up diagnosis of childhood brain tumours – has been voted the UK's favourite health project funded by the National Lottery.
Date:
07/09/2017

Research finds brain responses to lip-reading can benefit cochlear implant users

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A world-first study has found that lip-reading may have a beneficial effect on the brain and on a person's ability to hear with a cochlear implant, contrary to what was previously believed. Currently, when someone receives a cochlear implant, clinical professionals delivering rehabilitation encourage them to focus on the sound only, and to avoid reliance on visual language (such as lip-reading) for fear that it will limit how well they are able to learn to hear with their cochlear implant.
Date:
05/09/2017
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