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'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

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

Osborne announces new doctoral training centre for Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is to partner Oxford University in a new Biomedical Imaging Doctoral Training Centre.
Date:
31/03/2014

Tamiflu® saved lives during Swine Flu pandemic

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Patients hospitalised worldwide with Swine Flu during the 2009-10 pandemic were more likely to survive if they were treated with Tamiflu® and other similar anti-viral drugs, an international study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found.
Date:
19/03/2014

New 'Med School Life' Blog is now live

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We are pleased to announce that our new 'Med School Life' blog is now live. It is led by students in various stages of the medical degree course from the School of Medicine.
Date:
12/03/2014

New prognostic test for breast cancer could improve patient treatment

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A study by researchers in Nottingham has developed a new clinical test for breast cancer which aims to improve patient treatment.
Date:
12/03/2014

Stay cool, stroke patients to be offered therapeutic hypothermia trial

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Stroke researchers from the School of Medicine are hoping to recruit 20 volunteer patients as part of a European wide study to assess the efficacy of 'therapeutic cooling' in the critical first 24 hours after a stroke. It is thought the treatment could reduce disabilities caused by acute ischaemic stroke – possibly by up to a third.
Date:
10/03/2014
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