For the past 20 years, Professor Cyrus Cooper has been at the forefront of pioneering research that has changed the way in which we view conditions such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis; and changed the amount of vitamin D women take during pregnancy. Medically Speaking takes a look at Professor Cooper’s distinguished and influential contribution to the epidemiology field.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our well-loved and respected colleague, Professor George Stevenson who passed away peacefully in Oxfordshire on 1st July. He was born and grew up in Sydney, attended North Sydney Boys’
Southampton researchers are leading a new study to test a new vaccine that would protect babies from potentially life-threatening Group B streptococcus. The clinical trial, which being carried out in both Southampton and London, is investigating the best time to
Alcohol-related hospital admissions in England continue to rise, with estimates that 10% of patients admitted to acute hospitals may be alcohol dependent. The NHS long-term plan has invested £26 million to ‘optimise’ Alcohol Care Teams (ACTs) through the development of
Faculty researchers are to launch a trial to test a new type of vaccine for whooping cough as the current vaccines become less effective. The study, known as a ‘human challenge’ trial, will involve a nasal spray of the new
Three University of Southampton academics, including two from the Faculty of Medicine, are at the heart of a new global network to tackle a desperate need for better healthcare in war and conflict. Attacks on healthcare are now a feature
Tadpoles have helped and international team of scientists to identify a new genetic disease, which causes some children’s brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development. The majority of patients with the condition, that is so new it doesn’t