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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

Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.

Posted: October 10, 2019, 6:53 pm

Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes, according to new research by the University of Sheffield.

Posted: October 8, 2019, 8:00 am

Two University of Sheffield academics have been awarded £610,000 for pioneering new research projects exploring the processes behind Alzheimer’s and dementia; the results of which could lead to new approaches in how they are treated.

Posted: October 1, 2019, 1:22 pm

Research has shown that patients who have had emergency heart attack treatment with heart artery stenting - and have significant narrowings in their other untreated arteries - can benefit from additional stenting to help prevent future heart attacks.

Posted: September 28, 2019, 8:00 pm

The Medical School at the University of Sheffield is celebrating the start of the new academic year by welcoming its biggest ever cohort of future doctors, who as part of their training will work and care for communities in South Yorkshire.

Posted: September 25, 2019, 10:32 am

A £5.24 million investment by the Wellcome Trust will fund 35 scholars from the UK and overseas to carry out groundbreaking public health research at the University of Sheffield.

Posted: September 19, 2019, 1:56 pm

Personalised virtual reality (VR) technology which enables new forms of self-reflection could help to improve and maintain positive mental health.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 8:28 am

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded £67,000 from the Health Foundation’s Advancing Applied Analytics programme to develop innovative new software which could transform NHS outpatient care.

Posted: September 6, 2019, 3:48 pm

A new report from the University of Sheffield has shown the value of Epilepsy Specialist Nurses (ESNs) in caring for people living with epilepsy.

Posted: August 28, 2019, 1:53 pm

A new and novel training aid has been developed by a University of Sheffield academic to help healthcare professionals support victims of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).

Posted: August 19, 2019, 8:15 am

A pioneering new technique that could make light-based cancer treatment more effective and safer for patients, while reducing its cost, has been developed by researchers from the University of Sheffield.

Posted: August 16, 2019, 8:53 am