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A ‘digital twin’ of the human cardiovascular system will be developed for the first time by researchers at the University of Sheffield.

Posted: January 23, 2020, 9:26 am

Researchers from the University of Sheffield have, for the first time, manufactured 3D printed parts that show resistance to common bacteria. This could stop the spread of infections such as MRSA in hospitals and care homes, saving the lives of vulnerable patients.

Posted: January 21, 2020, 11:38 am

A new study to understand how our skin develops from birth aims to identify the early risk factors for the development of eczema.

Posted: January 16, 2020, 1:00 pm

New research has shown the potential for clinically available cancer treatments to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Posted: January 6, 2020, 12:01 am

Research into protecting children globally from the influenza virus has been given a US$449,156 boost from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Posted: December 19, 2019, 9:30 am

Singing in a choir can combat loneliness, according to the Centre for Loneliness Studies at the University of Sheffield.

Posted: December 13, 2019, 1:35 pm

Research has shown that a new drug, selatogrel, may provide an alternative treatment for patients during the early stages of a heart attack.

Posted: December 11, 2019, 2:16 pm

A dentist’s drill might not be the best way to tackle tooth decay in children’s teeth, a new study has concluded.

Posted: November 27, 2019, 1:34 pm

Cardiac research in Sheffield has received a major boost from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in the form of an £800,000 award to develop a new gene therapy to treat cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Posted: November 25, 2019, 3:41 pm

Neuroscience research at the University of Sheffield has been recognised by Her Majesty The Queen for delivering real benefits in improving patient outcomes for people living with some of the most devastating neurodegenerative diseases.

Posted: November 21, 2019, 6:30 pm

Drugs commonly used to treat arthritis may help to prevent breast cancer spreading to the bone, where it is incurable, new research suggests.

Posted: November 20, 2019, 5:09 pm

Scientists at the University of Sheffield, working in collaboration with drug and vaccine developer Kymab Ltd, Cambridge, have identified a novel antibody that has the potential to become a new treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Posted: November 15, 2019, 9:56 am

Young male cancer survivors may significantly benefit from testosterone replacement therapy - especially after testicular cancer - according to the first ever clinical trial of its kind.

Posted: November 12, 2019, 7:00 pm

A new study demonstrates for the first time a link between chronic neuropathic pain and levels of specific microRNA, part of the non-protein coding ‘dark matter’ of the cell.

Posted: November 5, 2019, 10:09 am

Healthy people who avoid gluten by choice may not get any benefit from the gluten-free restriction on their diet, according to new research.

Posted: November 5, 2019, 10:00 am

People who look after loved ones nearing the end of their lives should be entitled to up to six months paid time off work and safeguards for their job so they can return to work, according to academics from the University of Sheffield’s School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Posted: November 4, 2019, 2:32 pm

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have identified a new potential treatment pathway for cardiovascular disease.

Posted: October 30, 2019, 6:00 pm

Taking vitamin D by oral spray is just as effective as taking a tablet, research from the University of Sheffield has found.

Posted: October 15, 2019, 8:13 am

The University of Sheffield’s world-leading centre for neuroscience research is holding an open day for the public on Saturday 19 October 2019.

Posted: October 14, 2019, 10:30 am

Government cuts to alcohol taxes have had dramatic consequences for public health, including nearly 2000 more alcohol-related deaths in England since 2012, according to new research from the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR).

Posted: October 11, 2019, 7:32 pm