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Researchers at the University of Sheffield have received nearly £150,000 of new funding from leading dementia research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Posted: May 18, 2018, 2:16 pm

A marathon walk across the Peak District, hosted by the University of Sheffield, is set to raise vital funds to bring revolutionary medical imaging to Yorkshire.

Posted: May 11, 2018, 8:00 am

A new link between diminished input from dopamine-firing cells deep inside the brain and the ability to form new memories could be crucial in detecting the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

Posted: March 27, 2018, 3:00 pm

Pioneering international research has found stem cell treatment in people with active multiple sclerosis stabilises the disease and improves disability.

Posted: March 23, 2018, 5:46 pm

The University of Sheffield has today (Friday 23 March) launched the largest ever population study on the impact of TB and HIV interventions in sub-Saharan African communities.

Posted: March 23, 2018, 5:25 pm

The University of Sheffield is increasing the number of places available for students in its Medical School as part of a new government initiative announced this week (20 March 2018).

Posted: March 20, 2018, 11:37 am

In the largest study of its kind, nine novel genes for osteoarthritis have been discovered by scientists from the University of Sheffield and their collaborators.

Posted: March 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

A new study involving the University of Sheffield has identified a key culprit in the onset of kidney disease in a major marker for kidney disease development.

Posted: March 19, 2018, 3:26 pm

A University of Sheffield spin-out company has been granted its first licensed treatment in Europe for children with a rare disorder.

Posted: March 13, 2018, 12:45 pm

Leading scientists from the University of Sheffield are pioneering research to stop the spread of prostate cancer and prevent the disease from growing back after primary treatment.

Posted: March 6, 2018, 8:57 am

A new study has revealed an estimated 237 million medication errors occur in the NHS in England every year, and avoidable adverse drug reactions (ADRs) cause hundreds of deaths.

Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:00 am

A new study from the University of Sheffield has shown a new blood test could provide a clue as to why some patients are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease risk after suffering a heart attack.

Posted: February 8, 2018, 8:44 am

A research team at the University of Sheffield has been awarded a £100,000 grant by the charity Second Hope to investigate why breast cancer spreads to the skeleton in 80 per cent of patients who develop Secondary Breast Cancer.

Posted: February 1, 2018, 11:34 am

Adults with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia living in deprived areas of England have poorer survival rates, a new study has found.

Posted: February 1, 2018, 7:00 am

A virtual reality colonoscopy developed by researchers at the University of Sheffield could help clinicians to detect abnormalities in the digestive system.

Posted: January 29, 2018, 7:00 am

Vitamin D supplements could help to ease painful Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found.

Posted: January 25, 2018, 7:30 am

A University of Sheffield Commercialisation Manager has today (23 January 2018) been named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list for Science and Healthcare.

Posted: January 23, 2018, 11:54 am

A discovery made at the University of Sheffield and funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research has become the first treatment to be approved for secondary breast cancer patients with the BRCA gene mutation.

Posted: January 17, 2018, 11:37 am

Staff and alumni from the University of Sheffield have been recognised by Her Majesty The Queen in the New Year honours.

Posted: December 30, 2017, 9:21 am

A team of international researchers, led by the University of Sheffield, have measured the risk of developing or dying from the life-threatening heart condition infective endocarditis (IE), for people with predisposed heart conditions.

Posted: December 20, 2017, 12:20 pm