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Monday 25th September 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.

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.
Monday 11th September 2017
Thursday 7th September 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.
Tuesday 5th September 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.

Could extra rehabilitation help people return to work earlier after a stroke?

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A research team led by the University of Nottingham is leading a major national trial to find out whether additional rehabilitation support for people who have had a stroke could help them to return to work earlier.
Friday 1st September 2017

Clinical Assistant Professor Post

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Clinical Assistant Professor (NIHR-funded Academic Clinical Lecturer) in Geriatric Medicine (fixed term)
Friday 25th August 2017
Friday 18th August 2017
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