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Gearing up to tackle dementia

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This year, the Nottingham Life Cycle 5 challenge will be in support of dementia research, and a team of cyclists, led by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, will undertake a series of challenges, including two gruelling rides – coast to coast across England and through the lochs and glens of Scotland.
Date:
26/02/2015

A big week for dementia

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Although dementia is rarely out of the news and indeed often on the front pages of certain national papers, the start of this week is a biggie even by dementia standards. That's for two reasons: one, the latest version of the Prime Minister's Dementia Challenge yesterday (February 23), and, two, today's launch of Join Dementia Research (Tuesday February 24).
Date:
24/02/2015

Some antidepressants may be linked with higher rates of suicide and self-harm, research finds

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Research led by academics at The University of Nottingham has suggested that some types of antidepressants may be associated with an increase in suicide and self-harm in people aged 20 to 64 suffering from depression.
Date:
23/02/2015

£600,000 initiative will help save lives across the East Midlands

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A ground-breaking project to reduce the risk of patients being prescribed the wrong medication is set to be rolled out across 150 East Midlands GP practices. Thousands of people across the East Midlands – including elderly and vulnerable patients – will benefit from the initiative, called 'PINCER'.
Date:
05/02/2015

New dementia arts hub for Nottingham

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A new research hub looking at how painting, puppetry, singing and other arts can improve dementia care is being launched at the University.
Date:
05/02/2015

Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

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A new study involving researchers at The University of Nottingham has revealed how children with an aggressive cancer predisposition syndrome experience a never before seen flood of mutations in their disease in just six months.
Date:
04/02/2015

PhD studentships and research fellowships in primary care research

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Funding opportunities 2015
Date:
29/01/2015

Coeliac disease rates among young children has almost tripled in the last 20 years

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The number of young children being diagnosed with coeliac disease in the UK has almost tripled in the last 20 years, according to research led by experts at The University of Nottingham.
Date:
29/01/2015
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