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Woman with long-term cough receives a world-first dose of new treatment
Manchester professors have helped find a potential new treatment for the chronic cough, with Joan from Stockport as the first participant.
Low-income drivers are punished by tax rules
Manchester researchers find low-income drivers are charged more than double per mile to pay for more wealthy road users.
GP turnover increasing in England
A new study shows that the majority of NHS regions experienced a steady rise in GP turnover between 2007 and 2019.
Study of Health Innovation Manchester published
A paper examining the role of Health Innovation Manchester as an Academic Health Science System has been published in an international journal.
Breakthrough in actinide metal-metal bonding
Manchester scientists have made actinide metals form molecular actinide-actinide bonds, opening up a new field of study in materials research.
Hearing loss could cause depression in older people
Research shows that older people with hearing loss in the lowest wealth groups have up to twice the relative risk of developing depression.
Lung drug hope for heart failure patients
An early phase trial of a drug currently used to treat lung fibrosis has shown it may help patients who suffer from a common form of heart failure.
The University of Manchester's research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet.