Tag Archives: University of Southampton
London: Scientists have identified a specific genetic pattern in the womb that can reveal the reason behind why In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) treatment fails repeatedly in some women.
London: A commonly used over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drug and a herbal product may provide alternative options for treating urinary tract infection, one of the most common conditions in adult women which is currently treated with antibiotics, say researchers.
“Healthcare systems, particularly in Asia, should prepare for a two-fold increase in the number of fracture patients, and with it increased long-term disability and dependency in the older population,” said Professor Kanis.
London: Research carried out by NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Wessex has found that hospital nurses who work longer than 12-hour shifts have a higher risk of wanting to leave their job, are more dissatisfied and more likely to burnout in terms of emotional exhaustion.
London: Doctors who unintentionally communicate to patients that they don’t believe or understand them could actually make symptoms worse, a new study suggests.
London: Recollections in relation to death, so-called out-of-body experiences (OBEs) or near-death experiences (NDEs), are an often spoken about phenomenon which have frequently been considered hallucinatory or illusory in nature; however, objective studies on these experiences are limited.
London: M C Schraefel, a professor in computer science and human performance design from the University of Southampton, has helped to design a smart bra that can detect changes in mood, with the hope of preventing emotionally-triggered overeating in women.
London: A survey of UK doctors found that 97 per cent have prescribed placebo treatments to patients at least once in their career.
London: Artificial bone, created using stem cells and a new lightweight plastic, could soon be used to heal shattered limbs.
London: The antibiotic amoxicillin, that doctors typically prescribe for common lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) such as bronchitis, is no more effective at relieving symptoms than the use of no medication, even in older patients. The findings are from the largest randomised placebo controlled trial of antibiotics for acute uncomplicated LRTI to date, which was led by the University of Southampton and published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.