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Keele is helping to change the world for the better by engaging in cutting-edge research. We’re tackling some of society’s most urgent problems, including ageing, global health and renewable energy.
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Latest Research News
Study finds that heart failure is more fatal in patients with type 2 diabetes
Posted on 17 November 2017
A new study has found that heart failure patients with pre-existing type 2 diabetes have higher hospitalisation and death rates.
GP awarded fellowship at Keele University to research self-harm
Posted on 09 November 2017
GP Dr Faraz Mughal has been awarded an In-Practice Fellowship at Keele University to research the care available to young people who self-harm.
Study reports dramatic rise in self-harm among teenage girls Posted on 19 October 2017 A recent study using anonymised data from 600 general practices has found a 68% rise in reports of self-harm in girls aged between 13 and 16, from 2011 and 2014. Keele professor leads international policing project Posted on 04 October 2017 Keele University’s Professor Clifford Stott has helped launch a major police training programme in Ukraine that aims to underpin reforms to policing in the country.
Study settles debate over giving stroke patients routine oxygen Posted on 26 September 2017 A national trial involving more than 8,000 patients has revealed that giving oxygen to stroke victims makes no difference to their recovery or chances of survival.