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Monday 15th April 2019

Breastmilk supplements help protect preterm baby's weight loss

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Doctors in Southampton have found an eight-week nutrient supplement for breastfeeding mums can help prevent weight loss and boost the growth of premature babies after they leave hospital.
Date
Monday 15 April 2019
Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Gene mark predicts obesity

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Southampton research reveals that a mother's diet and lifestyle during pregnancy can cause changes to her unborn child's genes, including increasing their risk of obesity later in life.
Date
Wednesday 3 April 2019
Friday 29th March 2019

Research shows drinking a bottle of wine a week links to higher risk of cancer

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Researchers in Southampton have found drinking a bottle of wine a week increases the risk of cancer by as much as smoking between five and 10 cigarettes.
Date
Friday 29 March 2019

Current screening programme for baby hip problems has "failed"

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Orthopaedic surgeons in Southampton have said selective screening introduced in 1986 to identify hip problems in babies in England has "failed" to prevent late diagnoses.
Date
Friday 29 March 2019
Tuesday 26th March 2019

New study aims to improve care for people living with rare growth disorder

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Researchers in Southampton have carried out a novel study looking into the life experiences of people with a rare growth disorder, known as Silver-Russell syndrome (SRS).
Date
Tuesday 26 March 2019
Tuesday 19th March 2019

Research shows the use of blood test to diagnose heart attacks could be 'flawed'

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A blood test which measures levels of troponin in the bloodstream is carried out when a person is suspected of suffering from a heart attack to rule out or confirm the diagnosis.
Date
Tuesday 19 March 2019
Monday 11th March 2019

Breastmilk supplements help protect preterm baby's weight loss

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Doctors in Southampton have found an eight-week nutrient supplement for breastfeeding mums can help prevent weight loss and boost the growth of premature babies after they leave hospital.
Date
Monday 11 March 2019
Friday 1st March 2019

Research reveals few childrens' multivitamin products supply recommended vitamin D dose

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Few multivitamin products for children supply the recommended dose of 400 IU a day of vitamin D, suggest the results of a survey of 91 different products..
Date
Friday 1 March 2019
Wednesday 20th February 2019
Wednesday 30th January 2019

Southampton helps prevent malnutrition in critically ill across Europe

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Southampton researcher Philip Calder, as part of a panel of experts, has produced new European guidelines for medical teams on how to prevent malnutrition in intensive care patients.
Date
Wednesday 30 January 2019
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