News and updates

Wednesday 5th September 2018

Can albinism protect against the leading cause of sight loss?

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Researchers in Southampton are in the early stages of a pioneering study to investigating if albinism could protect against a leading cause of sight loss.
Date
Wednesday 5 September 2018
Tuesday 21st August 2018

More patients in the south are surviving life-threatening major trauma injuries

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There are now more patients than ever in the south region surviving life-threatening trauma injuries thanks to the development of the regional trauma network and major trauma centre at Southampton General Hospital.
Date
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Friday 10th August 2018

Southampton researchers pioneer device to wirelessly monitor environment inside the womb

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?Fertility specialists based in Southampton have developed a pioneering device that monitors oxygen, pH and temperature levels inside the womb – factors that are known to affect a baby's development.
Date
Friday 10 August 2018
Friday 3rd August 2018

Researchers find even low levels of distress may increase the risk of chronic diseases

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Southampton and Edinburgh-based researchers have discovered that even low levels of psychological distress could increase the risk of developing some chronic diseases.
Date
Friday 3 August 2018
Monday 30th July 2018

Children lose an hour of sleep in noisy hospital wards

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Researchers in Southampton have found that most children and their parents lose over an hour's sleep whilst admitted to hospital, with noise levels being a major cause of disruption.
Date
Monday 30 July 2018
Friday 27th July 2018

Southampton eye expert leads research to better predict blindness

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A Southampton eye expert is leading research using state-of-the-art digital imaging to help predict which patients with early age-related-macular-degeneration (AMD) are most at risk of developing vision loss.
Date
Friday 27 July 2018
Wednesday 18th July 2018

City among country's top performers for clinical research

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Patients at Southampton's teaching hospitals have some of the best access in the country to the latest medical advances.
Date
Wednesday 18 July 2018
Friday 13th July 2018

Southampton's 'soft' laser therapy for cancer patients could be offered nationwide

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An NIHR funded 'soft' laser therapy pioneered in the UK by doctors in Southampton to help prevent side effects in patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer could now be offered nationwide.
Date
Friday 13 July 2018
Thursday 5th July 2018

Southampton named Centre of Excellence for Paget's disease

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The Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU), based at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, has been named a Centre of Excellence for Paget's disease by the Paget's Association.
Date
Thursday 5 July 2018
Monday 25th June 2018

Using mathematics to assess lung function

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Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new digital way of analysing X-ray images of lungs that could herald a breakthrough in diagnosing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other lung diseases.
Date
Monday 25 June 2018
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