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Older people are experiencing a stigma around their sex lives and intimate relationships, which is significantly affecting their health and wellbeing, according to a new study from the University of Sheffield.

Posted: September 19, 2018, 8:49 am

A new way to assess the impact of normal ageing on bones, joints and muscles that could provide a benchmark for how well older people are able to keep moving has been proposed by a research team involving the University of Sheffield.

Posted: September 7, 2018, 1:12 pm

A Wall of Gratitude, which is giving people in Sheffield a chance to highlight some of the things they are most grateful for, is set to be unveiled by researchers at the University of Sheffield.

Posted: September 7, 2018, 9:27 am

A unique city-wide festival showcasing some of the most pioneering science, art, engineering and culture from across Sheffield is being held this month (20-30 September 2018).

Posted: September 3, 2018, 10:28 am

A drug which has been used to treat liver disease for decades could help to restore cells damaged by Alzheimer’s, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found.

Posted: August 31, 2018, 9:56 am

Alcohol is a leading risk factor for death and disease worldwide, and is associated with nearly one in 10 deaths in people aged 15-49 years old, according to a new study involving researchers from the University of Sheffield.

Posted: August 24, 2018, 12:35 pm

Two-thirds of alcohol industry revenue in England comes from consumers drinking at risky levels, according to a new study from the University of Sheffield’s Alcohol Research Group.

Posted: August 23, 2018, 6:00 am

Areas with a high density of alcohol outlets have higher drink-related hospital admission rates, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found.

Posted: August 20, 2018, 6:00 am

Infection rates of high risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) oral infection in England are lower than expected, compared to previous US studies.

Posted: August 16, 2018, 10:55 am

An alternative patient-controlled pain relief drug could significantly reduce the number of women requiring an epidural during childbirth, a new study has revealed.

Posted: August 14, 2018, 6:00 am

Pioneering research which will help thousands of people across the globe at risk of losing their sight to a ‘silent epidemic’ of eye infections has been launched at the University of Sheffield.

Posted: August 8, 2018, 5:55 am

A pioneering clinical trial has begun which will use stem cell transplants to grow new immune systems for people with untreatable Crohn’s disease.

Posted: August 3, 2018, 4:34 pm

A world-leading oncologist has joined the University of Sheffield, helping to further accelerate translational cancer research in the region.

Posted: July 31, 2018, 6:00 am

A ground breaking research project into a rare type of bone cancer which affects young adults, has been made possible thanks to the legacy of an inspirational teenager.

Posted: July 24, 2018, 3:13 pm

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