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Nurse treating child

Treating breathing problems in preterm children

1 February 2017

Cardiff University researchers launch new study to improve health of prematurely-born children

Medical Students with Children from school

Asthma awareness scheme

25 January 2017

Preventing fatal asthma attacks in children

Dr Awen Iorweth delivering Welsh language lecture

First medical lecture in Welsh

23 January 2017

Dr Awen Iorwerth delivers bone health lecture in Welsh

Mother and child seeing GP

Improvements needed to child health services in UK

18 January 2017

Study finds several areas of primary care that require improvements

Film award winner

Medical students win international film award

16 January 2017

Medical students win international film award.

GP surgery

Why do people visit GP for coughs and colds?

6 January 2017

Cardiff University and HealthWise Wales launch new survey to ease winter pressures on NHS in Wales

Professor Hywel Thomas

Royal recognition

3 January 2017

Cardiff University experts recognised in Queen’s New Year Honours list

Dr Zahra Ahmed

Wesleyan RSM Trainee of the year

12 December 2016

Dr Zahra Ahmed named Wesleyan RSM Trainee of the Year 2016

Professor Helen Houston awarded MBE by Prince William

Professor Helen Houston awarded MBE

8 December 2016

MBE for services to medical education and health services in South Wales

Woman taking tablets

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risk to stomach

30 November 2016

Stomach bleeds from aspirin considerably less serious than spontaneous bleeds

Image of brain scan

The Hodge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Immunology

29 November 2016

£1m Hodge Foundation investment unites University experts

da Vinci statue and Vitruvian Man

Students and staff pitch big ideas for cash funding

16 November 2016

University hosts 4th Da Vinci Innovation & Impact Awards

MRI of brain

£4.3m to boost UK research base in dementia

2 November 2016

Cardiff University receives MRC Momentum Award

Holding hands of patient

Better care for dying people

2 November 2016

Survey reveals urgent need for improved end of life care

Child using smartphone at night

Poor sleep for children using media devices

31 October 2016

Bedtime use of media devices more than doubles risk of poor sleep in children.

iPhone - Locked screen

Health benefits of apps

26 October 2016

Could apps be the answer to self-managing diabetes?

CPR Training

Health Committee visits College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

14 October 2016

A group of Assembly Members visit medical and healthcare training facilities as part of inquiry

Aberfan Memorial

Aberfan 50 years

11 October 2016

Cardiff University’s School of medicine explores impact of Aberfan disaster

Life Sciences winners

Students take on Life Sciences Challenge

22 September 2016

Students in South and West Wales have been learning all about the natural world by taking part in the University’s Life Sciences Challenge

Student with patient

S4C documentary follows University’s student doctors

9 September 2016

First episode airs Tuesday 13 September