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Thursday 5th October 2017

Early diagnosis could help millions with undiagnosed lung disease

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Two million people in the UK are estimated to have undiagnosed COPD, a debilitating lung disease. New research has pinpointed the barriers to getting more people diagnosed and treated earlier.
Date
Thursday 5 October 2017

Overweight IVF mothers at greater risk of diabetes in pregnancy

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Women who are overweight and conceive by in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are twice as likely to develop gestational diabetes – making losing weight beforehand a key target for these mothers to be.
Date
Thursday 5 October 2017
Thursday 17th August 2017

Researchers describe how Salmonella bacteria use 'sticky' proteins to infect blood cells

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New research by Professor Robert Read into the development of Salmonella food poisoning has revealed how the bacteria get inside and hijack the body's white blood cells.
Date
Thursday 17 August 2017

Funding bodies commit to 'revitalise' nutrition research

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The Medical Research Council (MRC) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have responded to the findings of an important report, for which Southampton's Professor Alan Jackson was deputy chair, to address a critical need to invest in the UK's nutrition research.
Date
Thursday 17 August 2017

Drug improves antibiotic treatment of lung infection

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Patients with lung conditions are prone to infections that can be hard to treat with antibiotics. Now researchers have found a drug that breaks down the bacteria's protective biofilm so antibiotics can get in.
Date
Thursday 17 August 2017
Monday 31st July 2017

Pioneering meningitis nose drop trial planned

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Our researchers are pioneering the use of a nose drop containing a type of 'friendly' bacteria that could help prevent meningitis and other infections.
Date
Monday 31 July 2017
Monday 24th July 2017

Improving survival from emergency bowel surgery

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Southampton will lead a nationwide trial of a treatment approach that could improve survival from emergency bowel surgery by guiding the amount of fluid given to patients during their operations.
Date
Monday 24 July 2017
Wednesday 19th July 2017

Sherpa survival strategy could improve care

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For centuries the Sherpa peoples of the Himalayas have lived in air so thin in oxygen that lowlanders find every breath difficult – now our researchers have shown how, and how it could improve NHS critical care.
Date
Wednesday 19 July 2017

Personalising care for muscle wasting patients

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Data scientists have used clinical data to help predict how the incurable neurological condition amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) will progress in individual patients, offering hope for better management and quicker trials of new treatments.
Date
Wednesday 19 July 2017

Artificial pancreas trialled for children with type 1 diabetes

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Southampton researchers are working with the University of Cambridge to trial a revolutionary 'artificial pancreas' device that could transform the lives of type 1 diabetic children and possibly prevent the progression of type 1 diabetes.
Date
Wednesday 19 July 2017
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