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Posted 27.10.14 in News

Local research changes NHS treatment for atopic eczema

Our research team led a trial of 69 adult patients with moderate-to-severe atopic eczema. The trial compared different forms of ultraviolet treatment (delivered through special cabinets in the dermatology department). Patients attended twice a week for 12 weeks….

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Posted 24.10.14 in News

Gum disease causes social misery

 As a result of loose teeth, people can become very reluctant to socialize, to speak in public, or even to go to restaurants (in case they can’t manage to eat certain foods such as crusty bread). Follow the…

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Posted 24.10.14 in News

Robot research helps stroke survivors

Follow the links to read more about this outstanding rehabilitation research carried out in our region http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/news/new-hope-for-stroke-survivors-with-nhs-robot-research/ http://www.limbsalive.com/

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Posted 22.10.14 in News

Alcohol and skin diseases

Does psoriasis make people drink alcohol or does alcohol trigger or worsen psoriasis? This remains an unanswered question, as does whether other inflammatory skin diseases are associated with alcohol. A study is underway to investigate the alcohol intake…

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