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    Research sheds new light on impact of diabetes on the brain

    Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have discovered diabetic nerve damage causes more harm in the brain than previously thought, shedding new light on the disease.

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    World's largest-ever Parkinson's disease study

    This week (Monday 7 April–Sunday 13 April 2014) marks National Parkinson's Awareness Week. Each day, 80 people are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the UK and one in 20 will be under the age of 40.

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    University research focuses on the early diagnosis of autism

    World Autism Day (today) is an opportunity to highlight the need for vital research into the condition, according to a researcher at the University of Sheffield.

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    University unveils ambitious international projects to tackle world’s biggest biomedical problems

    The University of Sheffield has today (Thursday 6 March 2014) unveiled two ambitious, signature research projects, which will address some of the world’s biggest biomedical problems.

    Categorised under: Science, International, Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    New therapy to stop progression of fibrosis

    Scientists from the University of Sheffield have developed a novel antibody-based therapy which targets the progression of life threating kidney fibrosis.

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    Minimum pricing for alcohol effectively targets high risk drinkers

    Minimum pricing for alcohol of 45p per unit [1] would reduce deaths and hospital admissions among high risk drinkers who purchase large quantities of low cost alcohol, but would have negligible effects on low income moderate drinkers’ alcohol consumption and spending, according to a new modelling study from the University of Sheffield.

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    University scientists’ work could lead to Parkinson’s breakthrough

    Scientists at the University of Sheffield are part of a major European project which could revolutionise treatment for Parkinson’s sufferers.

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    Key to sustainable nutrition in Africa is prevention not treatment

    Interventions to prevent, rather than treat nutritional problems, are needed to alleviate malnutrition and hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa according to new research.

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    New initiative to combat underrepresentation of senior female medics

    A team of dedicated doctors and health care professionals have joined forces in order to combat the significant underrepresentation of women in medicine.

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    Supermarkets exposing children to high calorific junk food at the checkout

    Convenience supermarkets are exposing children to high calorie, unhealthy junk food at the checkout area according to new research from the University of Sheffield.

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    Putting 'Adam' in his rightful place in evolutionary history

    Our most common male ancestor walked the earth 209,000 years ago – earlier than scientists commonly thought - according to new research from the University of Sheffield.

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    Sheffield team explore impact of gut disease on young people’s identity

    A new study looking at the impact inflammatory bowel disease may have on young people’s relationships, employment potential and identity is being launched in Sheffield.

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    New study to explore an intervention to help reduce weight in people with schizophrenia

    Researchers from the University of Sheffield are to investigate whether people with schizophrenia or first episode psychosis are able to reduce their weight through a structured education programme.

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    Lecturer honoured for improving quality of health research across the globe

    A lecturer from the University of Sheffield who is helping to improve the quality of health research among higher education institutions in low income countries has been recognised with an international award for excellence in his field.

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    Piecing together the history of Sheffield medics in the Great War

    A retired doctor is appealing for people across Yorkshire and Derbyshire to share family stories, archives, real life accounts or pictures of their ancestors who were part of the Sheffield medical effort in the First World War.

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