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Seeing the same GP each time can ease hospital admissions

Seeing the same GP each time can ease hospital admissions

Posted by pt91 at May 18, 2011 03:20 PM |

Statisticians at the University of Leicester have shown that when patients are able to see a particular GP in a doctor’s surgery, that can help to reduce emergency hospital admissions.

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University of Leicester in the News: 11 April – 8 May

University of Leicester in the News: 11 April – 8 May

Posted by pt91 at May 11, 2011 04:44 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Revealing undiagnosed autism

Revealing undiagnosed autism

Posted by vm64 at May 05, 2011 10:50 AM |

According to a Leicester-led study most adults with autism or Asperger’s syndrome go undiagnosed.

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Pass it on: we've got an award for our knowledge transfer

Pass it on: we've got an award for our knowledge transfer

Posted by pt91 at Apr 19, 2011 05:00 PM |

The University of Leicester was one of ten winners chosen at the the Intellectual Property Office's highly-competitive 2011 Fast Forward Competition.

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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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