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Family history is a significant tool in detecting heart disease risk

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A new study by researchers at The University of Nottingham has proved that assessing family medical history is a significant tool in helping GPs spot patients at high risk of heart disease and its widespread use could save lives.
Date:
28/04/2014

Making sense of genetic testing for heart disease

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A new study led by Prof Nadeem Qureshi in the Division of Primary Care looks at how patients respond to genetic testing for risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).
Date:
28/04/2014

Nottingham-led study finds alcohol-related brain damage

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A study led by Dr Wayne Carter has highlighted the loss and modification of key cellular porteins in brain tissue caused by excessive alcoholic consumption.
Date:
25/04/2014

Nottingham launches first Phase 1 Clinical Trial for the treatment of Osteoporosis

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Critical Pharmaceuticals, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and The University of Nottingham have announced the start of the first Phase I clinical trial in healthy post-menopausal women of a nano-enabled intranasal teriparatide product for the treatment of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis affects an estimated 200 million women world-wide and more than 180,000 patients suffer fragility fractures in the UK alone each year, at a cost of around £2 billion to the NHS.
Date:
24/04/2014

Vocational Rehabilitation Association student bursary

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Congratualtions to Jain Holmes who has been awarded a VRA student bursary.
Date:
23/04/2014

Clinical trial to test new nasal spray for osteoporosis

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Clinical testing has begun on a novel way of delivering treatment for the brittle bone condition osteoporosis.
Date:
22/04/2014

'Brain training' overcomes tics in Tourette syndrome, study finds

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Children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) may unconsciously train their brain to more effectively control their tics, a study led by experts at The University of Nottingham has confirmed.
Date:
17/04/2014

Children's cancer expert backs Lord Saatchi Cancer Bill

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Professor David Walker, a researcher and paediatric oncologist who co-founded the UK's leading Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre, has joined the Saatchi campaign to create new legislation to support medical innovation.
Date:
15/04/2014

Young people with epilepsy significantly more at risk of injury

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Children and young adults with epilepsy are more likely to suffer broken bones, burns and poisonings compared to those without the neurological disorder...
Date:
15/04/2014
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