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Dementia friendly swimming sessions help patients and carers, study finds

Dementia friendly swimming sessions help patients and carers, study finds

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Specially organised 'dementia friendly' swimming sessions can be beneficial to people with dementia and their carers, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Nottingham and the Institute of Mental Health.
Rare plant compounds could hold key to treating resistant hypertension

Rare plant compounds could hold key to treating resistant hypertension

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Researchers have discovered new natural compounds in a fig plant species native to Malaysia that could lead to improved treatment for resistant hypertension.
OBE for Ningbo Provost

OBE for Ningbo Provost

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A Pro-Vice Chancellor, Provost and CEO, of the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus (UNNC) has been formally appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace.Professor Chris Rudd attended the investiture ceremony today (Friday 18 May 2018) after being named in the New Year Honours list.
University helps businesses plot course to growth

University helps businesses plot course to growth

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Specialists in sand extraction, steelwork, and liquid product recovery are among the businesses that have planned their future growth through working with the University of Nottingham. The second cohort of the Unlocking Growth Potential programme finished this week. 20 local businesses have benefited from a blend of training and coaching.
Major UK trial to test benefits of exercise in early dementia

Major UK trial to test benefits of exercise in early dementia

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A large clinical study to test a specially-designed programme of exercise for people who are in the early stages of dementia is to go ahead after a feasibility trial showed positive results.
International innovation and impact recognised with prestigious award

International innovation and impact recognised with prestigious award

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A professor in plant nutrition from the University of Nottingham has won a presitgious Innovator of the Year award for international impact, in recognition of his world-leading research into solving hidden hunger.

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