Open wide – patients and their role in training dentists
Plymouth University news: Research presented at the British Society for Oral and Dental Research Annual Meeting in Cardiff shows that patients have an important role to play in dental education
Supervised tooth brushing and fluoride varnish schemes are beneficial to children and to the health economy
Plymouth University news: Supervised tooth brushing and fluoride varnish schemes are beneficial to children and to the health economy
An app twice a day keeps the dentist away
Plymouth University news: Research published in the British Dental Journal shows that use of Brush DJ, a tooth brushing app, not only results in better oral health routines for children but also has a role to educate and inform
Funding for toddlers’ oral health pilot study
Plymouth University news: The Medical Research Council has provided funding for a pilot study which aims to address the ongoing problems in children's oral health, especially in communities of social deprivation
Plymouth University celebrates launch of new Faculty of Physician Associates
Plymouth University news: The Royal College of Physicians has announced the creation of the Faculty of Physician Associates, news welcomed by staff and students from the physician associate training programme at Plymouth University
International lecture links 10th-century medical philosophy to computer simulation in medical research
Plymouth University news: What have the writings of a 10th century physician and philosopher to do with the development of modern-day computer simulation as an alternative to using animals in medical research?
Funding for better understanding of neural stem cells
Plymouth University news: Study to investigate how neural stem cells differ from each other may contribute to the future development of better treatments for conditions such as dementia, psychiatric disorders and brain tumours
Funding to examine the role of public and patients in medical revalidation
Plymouth University news: Independent body the Health Foundation commissions Plymouth to look at the role of patients and the public in doctor revalidation, the third in a three-part series of research looking at medical revalidation
Sugar and diet – a taxing problem?
Plymouth University news: Sugar is the new villain of the Western diet - but is taxation the answer? Dr. Gail Rees discusses the issues.