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Medicine’s research student is 3MT® People’s Choice

22 May 2015

The Faculty of Medicine’s doctoral researcher, Alan Morris, was recently voted the People’s Choice in the final of the coveted Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) award, which took place earlier in May.


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Prostate Cancer UK awards Southampton researchers crucial grant thanks to Movember funds

22 May 2015

Researchers from the University of Southampton have received a grant of over £230,000 to explore a new way to reduce unnecessary treatment of non-aggressive prostate cancers.


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Family history of breast cancer doesn’t mean a poor prognosis for women who develop the disease

20 May 2015

A new study has found that women who are diagnosed with breast cancer and have a family history of the disease face no worse of a prognosis after treatment than other women with breast cancer.


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Southampton scientists identify crucial step in helping to prevent Hepatitis C virus replicating

19 May 2015

New research from the University of Southampton has identified how changes in the cell membrane play a pivotal role in how the Hepatitis C virus replicates.


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Can diet and exercise prevent muscle loss in old age?

13 May 2015

Scientists at the University of Southampton have shown that although some studies find diet can enhance the effects of exercise to prevent muscle loss in later life, current evidence about what works is inconsistent.


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Gender difference in vital cell count of HIV patients

12 May 2015

Male HIV patients in rural South Africa reach the low immunity levels required to become eligible for antiretroviral treatment in less than half the time it takes for immunity levels to drop to similar levels in women, according to new research from the University of Southampton.


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Faculty of Medicine staff awarded for student learning resource

8 May 2015

At a recent ceremony the Faculty of Medicine’s Dr Judith Holloway and Dr Veronica Hollis from the MSc Allergy programme were presented as one of three winners of a 2015 University Blackboard Award.


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Gender equality linked with higher condom use in HIV positive young women in South Africa

30 April 2015

Young HIV positive women are more likely to practice safer sex if they have an equitable perception of gender roles, according to new research involving the University of Southampton.


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University researchers take part in Pint of Science Festival

24 April 2015

The University have announced a unique line up of science talks, demonstrations and live experiments that will take place in pubs across the city in May.


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Epigenetic marks lay foundations for a child’s future abilities

23 April 2015

Although it is now widely recognised that a poor start to life has long-term effects on a child’s later ability to learn, the mechanisms by which the environment in early life affects later life chances are poorly understood.