12th October -30th October 2015 The clinical Schools staff survey provides all employees working in the school with the opportunity to say what you think about a range of workplace topics. An email link to the web-survey will be sent to you.
Archives for September 2015
The small tumours concealed in the adrenal gland are “unmasked” in early pregnancy, when a sudden surge of hormones fires them into life, leading to raised blood pressure and causing risk to patients. New research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine conducted by a team led by Professor Morris Brown, professor of clinical […]
Spironolactone, one of a range of drugs given according to doctors’ preference to patients with resistant hypertension (high blood pressure that doesn’t respond to a standard drug treatment), is in fact “outstandingly superior” to the alternatives, researchers have found. They recommend it should now be the first choice for such patients, and say that – […]
Bone researchers in the University Departments of Medicine (Dr Ken Poole’s group) and Engineering have teamed up with sports scientists from Loughborough University to show the beneficial effects of short bursts of exercise on bone health. The HIP-HOP study (part-funded by the National Osteoporosis Society) proved that a single 3-minute bout of multidirectional hopping exercise performed […]