University of Warwick

Warwick, West Midlands
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Life Sciences May 21
Higher body temperatures speed our bodies' response to infections, wounds and tumours - researchers at the Universities of Warwick and Manchester prove Slight rise in temperature and inflammation - such as a fever - speeds up cellular 'clock' in which proteins switch genes on and off to respond to infection New understanding could lead to
Medicine May 17

Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive (mental) impairment in older people with dementia, finds a trial led by a University of Warwick researcher.

Physics May 15

The UK's first 1 GHz solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer is on its way to the University of Warwick, thanks to 8 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Medicine May 11

o Cancer patients are at high risk of developing blood clots o Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) collectively known as venous thromboembolism (VTE), can cause death and disabil

Physics May 8

Technique uses photons, fundamental components of light, to measure nanoscopic materials thinner than 100,000th the width of a human hair - with 30,000 fired per second and 500bn throughout Researc

Medicine May 17

University of Warwick expertise contributes to study For women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research.

Law May 14

The second in a new series of briefs bringing current legal thinking to bear on public policy issues and contemporary concerns has been published today by GLOBE, a research centre within the University of Warwick's Law School.

Medicine May 10

o Evidence based policy decisions around screening are vital, say researchers Many national recommendations on whether to screen newborn babies for rare conditions do not assess the evidence on the key benefits and harms of screening.

Medicine May 4

o High blood pressure is number one contributing risk factor for global death o Cause of strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular complications o Blood pressure screening on offer in Coventr




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