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Stressful situations show the head and the heart don't always agree

The head and the heart of people who suffer from high levels of anxiety react to stressful situations differently, researchers at the University of Birmingham have found.

Friday 21st March 2014

Chief Medical Officer to speak on antibiotic resistance

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The Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Dame Sally Davies, is to outline the current national and international picture on antibiotic resistance in a speech at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 21st March 2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Friday 7th March 2014

University of Birmingham Arts and Science Festival: a matter of life and death

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Artistic portrayals of anatomy, sound-based works of art and the experience of living – and dying – in back-to-back housing are examined in a multi-media festival at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 7th March 2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Tuesday 25th February 2014

Tip to dieters: Beware of friends and late night cravings

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There's more to dieting than just sheer willpower and self-control - the presence of friends, late night cravings or the temptation of alcohol can often simply be too strong to resist. Research led by Heather McKee of the University of Birmingham monitored the social and environmental factors that make people, who are following weight management programs, cheat. The study is published in the Springer journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

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