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Finger-prick blood tests can safely reduce antibiotic use in patients with COPD
A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
£9 million invested into new Applied Health Research Collaboration for the region
Health and social care across Oxford and the Thames Valley is set to receive a boost over through £9 million of research funding from the National Institute for Health Research.
Gold award for Primary Care at University of Oxford Sustainability Showcase
The department has received a Green Impact Gold Award to recognise the efforts made in creating and maintaining an environmentally sustainable working environment.
Doctors should offer structured weight loss programmes as treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Offering people a structured weight loss programme achieves greater weight loss compared with simple advice and improves liver health, finds systematic review.
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