Press office news tagged 'pupsmd-women'
Double accolades for dental academic
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University dental academic Sally Hanks has received an ADEE 40th Anniversary Scholarship Award and Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
Plymouth University celebrates its Women in Science
Plymouth University news: From medicine to marine science, the environment to neuroscience, nursing to civil engineering, Plymouth University is showcasing the best of its Women on Science
Chewing sugar free gum could save the NHS £8.2 million a year
Plymouth University news: If all 12-year-olds chewed sugar free gum after food and drink, the NHS would save £8.2 million a year in health costs, according to a study involving researchers from Plymouth University
Dental student project highlights sugar and diet in children’s oral disease
Plymouth University news: Working with Ford Primary School and Plymouth Argyle Football Club, dental students from Plymouth University are raising awareness of good oral hygiene and the danger of hidden sugars in food and drink
Guidelines part of debate in parliament to improve children’s oral care
Plymouth University news: In 2014 Professor Elizabeth Kay contributed to NICE guidelines on children's oral health, guidelines which have been part of a debate in parliament on how to improve children's teeth
Dental student project aids communication for stroke survivors
Plymouth University news: Stroke survivors often find it hard to communicate with their dentist, which is why a group of dental therapy and hygiene students have a developed a tool to help them - the tool may be adopted nationally.
Cholesterol-lowering drug Simvastatin trialled as a potential neuro-protective treatment for Parkinson’s
University of Plymouth news: A national clinical trial led by University of Plymouth has started recruiting participants to see if cholesterol-lowering drug Simvastatin has potential as a treatment for Parkinson's
Dentists needed for study of the profession and patient referrals
Plymouth University news: A researcher from Plymouth University is recruiting dentists to a study to investigate what dentists think of their professional roles and the roles of other dental professionals, and how that impacts on patient referrals.
Toddlers’ oral health research secures funding
Plymouth University news: Global giant Wrigley is supporting research investigating the role of a dental nurse in the Family Nurse Partnership, as a way to improve the oral health of children in the UK
Lab tour showcases Plymouth Parkinson’s disease research
Plymouth University news: Research into Parkinson's disease at Plymouth University has been under the spotlight, as local people affected by the disease meet the researchers who are battling it
Keeping children's smiles bright this Christmas
Plymouth University news: Christmas is a time of food and drink temptation for children, but these helpful tips will help protect your children's teeth without the need to ban from from the sweet tin altogether
Why do medics from certain groups perform better or worse than others in the same assessment?
Plymouth University news: The General Medical Council commissioned CAMERA at Plymouth University to compile a report to identify why medics from different backgrounds do better or worse than others on the same assessment