Patients' chances of survival after cancer surgery is strongly linked with the standard of post-operation hospital care, a major international study suggests.
Paul Joyce There are many lessons to be drawn from the UK government experience of responding to COVID-19 in 2020 (see Joyce 2021). But some of the most important concern the problems created by a weak surveillance system and a passive response at the start of the year and by the centralised and command-and-control approach … Continue reading The UK’s Covid-19 early response
Schools are closing again in response to surging levels of COVID-19 infection, but staging randomised trials when students eventually return could help to clarify when we should send children back to the classroom.
New research from the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford reveals that teenagers catch moods from friends and bad moods are more contagious than good ones.
Researchers in the UK and the US have succeeded in 'fine tuning' a new thermoplastic biomaterial, enabling the rate at which it degrades in the body and its mechanical properties to be controlled independently
Hospital healthcare workers reported higher rates of clinically significant mental health symptoms following the initial Covid-19 pandemic peak in the UK, new research led by the University of Birmingham has revealed.
Leaders in maternal healthcare have called for lifesaving research into pharmaceuticals for use during pregnancy in a new report
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted stark inequalities in healthy life expectancy, according to a report into healthy ageing published today.
Research has revealed new insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of breastfeeding in preventing disorders of the immune system in later life.
Leading cancer experts at the University of Birmingham have solved a long-standing question of how various types of mutations in just one gene cause different types of diseases