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Antimicrobial resistant pathogens crowdsource friendly bacteria to survive in immune cells and cause disease, a new study by the University of Sheffield has revealed.

Posted: July 16, 2018, 3:00 pm

A pioneering study examining the nutritional management of people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) will help to improve care and treatment for patients.

Posted: July 13, 2018, 6:00 am

The University of Sheffield and Sheffield’s NHS is today (5 July 2018) coming together to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service.

Posted: July 5, 2018, 10:07 am

Computer therapy can help people with aphasia learn new words even years after a stroke, a new study conducted by the University of Sheffield has revealed.

Posted: June 29, 2018, 7:29 am

A plaster which sticks to the inside of your mouth is revolutionising the treatment of painful recurring ulcers.

Posted: June 24, 2018, 11:01 pm

Children’s immune systems could hold the key to preventing life-threatening infections and sepsis, a new study has revealed.

Posted: June 18, 2018, 11:01 pm

A new exhibition featuring photos that show the lives and experiences of refugee and asylum seeking children is being launched next week (19 June 2018) as part of a city-wide festival.

Posted: June 15, 2018, 11:40 am

The University of Sheffield was delighted to learn that Professor Pamela Enderby and Sheffield alumna Professor Julia Buckingham were recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours for their outstanding contributions to healthcare and science.

Posted: June 11, 2018, 3:31 pm

A new approach to implementing the UK government’s sugar tax initiative has significantly reduced the number of people buying sugary drinks, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Sheffield.

Posted: June 8, 2018, 9:32 am

African elephants like to rumble, naked mole rats trade soft chirps, while fireflies alternate flashes in courtship dialogues, a new study into the weird and wonderful world of animal conversations has revealed.

Posted: June 6, 2018, 9:55 am

An appeal to bring a revolutionary medical imaging scanner to Yorkshire to accelerate pioneering research into devastating diseases and give patients access to ground-breaking clinical trials, has reached the £1.5 million milestone.

Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:00 am

A revolutionary neck collar designed to ease pain and make everyday tasks such as eating and communicating much easier for patients living with motor neurone disease (MND) is now available to healthcare professionals and individuals across the world.

Posted: May 30, 2018, 8:00 am

The University of Sheffield is celebrating its latest ranking success after subjects from across the institution have risen in the Guardian University Guide 2019.

Posted: May 29, 2018, 1:29 pm

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