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Higher end of normal blood platelet count could indicate cancer – July 2020.

31 July 2020

Blood platelet counts at the higher end of normal suggest a high risk of cancer in men aged 60 or over...

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PhD opportunities within Health Statistics - Mar 2020

16 March 2020

We have a number of PhD opportunities currently within the Health Statistics Group in Exeter...

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NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowships - Mar 2020

6 March 2019

NIHR have announced the funding of Pre-doctoral Fellowships which aims to provide funding for Masters-level training in areas of health research methodology...

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Poor mental health “both cause and effect” of school exclusion - Jan 2020

1 March 2019

The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit...

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31 December 2019

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CBT could benefit mental health of children with long term conditions - May 2019

1 March 2019

The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit...

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PhD opportunity to assess the value of outcome assessment blinding in randomised trials of complex interventions - May 2019

6 March 2019

We have a PhD opportunity to assess the value of outcome assessment blinding...

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PhD opportunity in looking at Cluster randomised trials methodology - May 2019

6 March 2019

We have a PhD opportunity exploring Cluster randomised trials methodology...

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30 April 2019

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A third of type one diabetes is misdiagnosed in the over 30s - Apr 2019

30 April 2019

More than a third of people over the age of 30 who are initially diagnosed with type 2 diabetes actually have type 1, meaning they are not receiving the right treatment, new research has revealed.

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What to do with diabetes therapies when HbA1c lowering is inadequate - Apr 2019

16 April 2019

New research updates guidance to clinicians on how best to treat patients with type 2 diabetes who do not respond to glucose-lowering medication.

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31 March 2019

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NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowships - Mar 2019

6 March 2019

NIHR have announced the funding of Pre-doctoral Fellowships which aims to provide funding for Masters-level training in areas of health research methodology...

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Child anxiety could be factor in school absences, research concludes - Mar 2019.

1 March 2019

New research has concluded that anxiety can be a factor in poor school attendance among children and young people. 

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Primary teachers have 'higher psychological distress’ than other professional groups - Nov 2018

15 November 2018

Primary school teachers experience higher levels of clinically significant distress than people in comparable professions...

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How schools can optimise support for children with ADHD - Nov 2018.

15 November 2018

New research gives the clearest guidance yet on how schools can best support children with ADHD to improve symptoms and maximise their academic outcomes.

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31 October 2018

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1 November 2018

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Stroke doubles dementia risk - Aug 2018

31 August 2018

People who have had a stroke are around twice as likely to develop dementia, according to the largest study of its kind ever conducted. The University of Exeter Medical School led the study which analysed data on stroke and dementia risk from 3.2 million people across the world.

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Simple factors that can avoid harmful side effects in type 2 diabetes - Aug 2018.

31 August 2018

Clinicians can match people with type 2 diabetes to the right drug for them to improve control of blood sugar and help avoid damaging side-effects, simply by factoring in simple characteristics such as sex and BMI into prescribing decisions, new research has shown.

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Commonly prescribed heartburn drug linked to Pneumonia in Older Adults - Apr 2018

30 April 2018

Researchers at the University of Exeter have found a statistical link between pneumonia in older people and a group of medicines commonly used to neutralise stomach acid in people with heartburn or stomach ulcers.

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British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) top ten papers - Feb 2018

28 February 2018

The British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) has announced its top ten papers of 2017, two of which have been co-authored by members of the Health Statistics Team. 

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PhD opportunity with the Health Statistics Group - Oct 2017

31 October 2017

We are pleased to be able to offer a PhD opportunity to study joint modelling of adverse events and drug response in electronic health record databases, under the supervision of Professor William Henley

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31 July 2017

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Bowel cancer diagnosis delayed by other illness – Jul 2017

31 July 2017

A new study revealed that additional serious long-term health conditions, such as heart disease, can push a bowel cancer diagnosis back by up to twenty six days. 

 

 

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30 June 2017

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Older adults under-referred for mental health therapies – Jun 2017

30 June 2017

‌‌‌A large research study from the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter has revealed that older people are not being referred for mental health support nearly as frequently as their younger counterparts, despite achieving better outcomes when they are referred.

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31 May 2017

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Journal of Children's Services Literati Awards - May 2017

31 May 2017

Emerald publishing have announced that the paper “'A comparison of parent reported outcome with experience of services”, co-authored by HSG’s William Henley, has been awarded Highly Commended in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

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30 April 2017

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28 February 2017

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Women in Mathematics Committee - Feb 2017

28 February 2017

Lauren Rodgers has been appointed as the Royal Statistical Society representative on London Mathematical Society's Women in Mathematics Committee.

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Launch of GW4 Crucible Healthy Living - Feb 2017

27 February 2017

Lauren Rodgers was selected as one of 30 future research leaders from across the GW4 Universities.

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31 January 2017

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31 December 2017

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30 November 2016

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New UK wide adjusted Index of Multiple Deprivation - Nov 2016

30 November 2016

The Index of Multiple Deprivation or IMD has become one of the major measures of socio-economic status used in health research. Each of the four constituent nations of the UK has a somewhat differently defined IMD.

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Children of long-lived parents less likely to get cancer - Nov 2013

30 November 2013

The study supported by PenCLAHRC has revealed that the offspring of parents who live to a ripe old age are more likely to live longer themselves, and less prone to cancer and other common diseases associated with ageing.

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