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From tackling cancer and poverty to finding the energy solutions of the future, our research is making a real difference to the quality of people's lives across the globe. Search our Research Explorer to find out more. For information on the University's Coronavirus response - https://www.manchester.ac.uk/coronavirus-response/
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Manchester students have found that around 550 million people have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
A review suggests doctors are failing to inform patients about the risk of birth defects to unborn babies of a commonly used drug to treat epilepsy.
A GP and part-time lecturer at the University who delivered care packages to staff during the COVID-19 Lockdown has made the shortlist for a Health Hero award.
Experts show that teenagers whose non-cognitive skills are poorly developed are more likely to suffer from health problems later in life.
Manchester has carried out the first UK study to estimate the proportion of womb cancers caused by Lynch syndrome.
Astronomers have captured the first ever detailed images of unusual stellar winds which surround dying stars.
The University and Christie NHS Foundation Trust helped celebrate the opening of the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital.
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.