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Misuse of drugs appointment

Misuse of drugs appointment

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New appointment for expert in misuse of medicines
University launches first-of-its-kind equipment to transform imaging of cells, tissues and materials

University launches first-of-its-kind equipment to transform imaging of cells, tissues and materials

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The University of Nottingham is the first university in the world to own and operate unique equipment which allows label-free chemical imaging of materials, cells and tissues, with the potential to transform research in these areas.The new 3DOrbiSIMS is the first production instrument of its kind and will have applications in a multi-disciplinary range of research areas, including biomedical implants, drug delivery systems, developing strategies to tackle antimicrobial resistance, organic electronic devices and engineering applications.
New report reveals stark north south divide in painkiller prescribing

New report reveals stark north south divide in painkiller prescribing

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A new report has revealed that patients in the north of the country are being prescribed almost four times more opioids to relieve pain than those in the south.The research by the University of Nottingham's School of Pharmacy and the University of Manchester is the first national study to examine the regional variations in opioid prescribing and how this links with socioeconomic status.
Prestigious royal appointment for University of Nottingham law professor

Prestigious royal appointment for University of Nottingham law professor

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Professor Sue Arrowsmith from the School of Law at the University of Nottingham has been appointed as an honorary QC (Queen's Counsel) by her Majesty the Queen.
Autistic people urgently need access to tailored mental health support

Autistic people urgently need access to tailored mental health support

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New research has revealed that people diagnosed with autism don't have access to effective mental health support, putting them at risk of self-harm and suicide. Researchers from the Universities of Nottingham, Coventry University, and the University of Cambridge worked with a steering group of Autistic adults to design and carry out the research which has recently been published in the journal Autism and will be featured as a podcast.
HRT tablets increase risk of blood clots in women

HRT tablets increase risk of blood clots in women

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Women who use certain types of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are at a higher risk of developing potentially life-threatening blood clots, new research has confirmed.

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