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University of Leicester in the News: 7-13 February 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 7-13 February 2011

Posted by pt91 at Feb 14, 2011 05:10 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media.

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Bias, by the numbers

Bias, by the numbers

Posted by pt91 at Feb 14, 2011 03:20 PM |

They’re not the first thing to spring to mind when you think of ‘world-changing research’, but systematic literature reviews affect you more than you think.

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Leicester ethics experts help develop research toolkit

Posted by pt91 at Jan 13, 2011 04:35 PM |

All research is expected to adhere to approved standards of ethics, but when you are involving adults who lack the capacity to provide informed consent this becomes far more difficult.

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Infant mortality research from Leicester contributes to new UK-wide neonatal programme

Infant mortality research from Leicester contributes to new UK-wide neonatal programme

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 11, 2011 03:10 PM |

Researchers from the University of Leicester are joining forces with colleagues from other institutions to provide new insight into effective maternal and neonatal care.

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Who's Who in 2011?

Who's Who in 2011?

Posted by pt91 at Dec 16, 2010 02:45 PM |

A University of Leicester neonatal expert for starters. Professor David Field, Professor of Neonatal Medicine, is among the latest additions to that long-running reference book of noteworthy and influential individuals.

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Poverty and pregnancy: scientists uncover link with neonatal deaths

Posted by pt91 at Dec 09, 2010 03:55 PM |

Researchers at the University of Leicester have raised concerns that government initiatives to reduce deprivation are not focusing on the causes of premature delivery or birth defects.

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Lettuce be good: leafy green veg reduces diabetes risk

Lettuce be good: leafy green veg reduces diabetes risk

Posted by mjs76 at Aug 23, 2010 04:20 PM |

Leicester research shows that your mum was right all along.

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Leicester researchers develop new online diabetes test

Leicester researchers develop new online diabetes test

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 07, 2010 03:40 PM |

User-friendly health-check now available – and a Diabetes MSc course too.

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Little LAMBS: preterm birth study recruits 1,000 tots

Little LAMBS: preterm birth study recruits 1,000 tots

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 30, 2010 02:10 PM |

Innovative Leicester-led research into (moderately) premature babies.

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Cancer pain relief without side effects

Cancer pain relief without side effects

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 25, 2010 03:25 PM |

Researchers at the University of Leicester are collaborating with colleagues in Italy to investigate a new type of drug which offers the hope of side-effect-free pain relief to cancer patients.

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