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vaccine testing, covid

COVID-19 survivors can donate plasma to vaccine testing

A study by the Bloomberg School of Public Health found that severe COVID-19 patients can produce strong antibodies for vaccine testing - especially the older male population.
Diarrheal disease

Introduction to E.coli and diarrheal disease

Ann G. Matthysse, Professor of Biology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides an informative introduction to E. coli and diarrheal disease.
PASET programme, technology

The RSIF-PASET Programme: Food security and agribusiness at SACIDS Foundation

Here, Professor Gerald Misinzo and Professor Mark Rweyemamu discuss the potential of the RSIF-PASET Programme.
COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis, EU-IPFF

COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis

Steve Jones, President of EU-IPFF and Chair, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis in the UK describes the connection between COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis.
honeybee venom, breast cancer

Honeybee venom found to kill agressive breast cancer cells

Researchers from the University of Western Australia have found that the venom of honeybees can destroy aggressive breast cancer cells in a lab setting.
long-term health conditions

Diabetes: Innovative technology for long-term health conditions

Here, we discover why Gendius’ remote management technology, Intellin®, is poised to transform the way that we manage long-term health conditions including diabetes.
track and trace, uk government

Tech researchers: UK government should rethink track and trace

Lancaster University researchers suggest that the UK government should work with a deeper understanding of public priorities for track and trace.
prediabetes

Cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes

According to a new study, cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes and could prevent type 2 diabetes.
natural ingredients

Natural ingredients that help with diabetes

Mina Khan, Pharmacist, explores what naturally occurring ingredients are clinically associated with lowering blood sugar.
developing dementia

Diabetes significantly increases the risk of developing dementia

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the link between diabetes and the increased risk of developing dementia.
blood clots, covid-19

Life-threatening blood clots in COVID-19 patients

New research shows a link between COVID-19 and lower extremity arterial thrombosis, aka life-threatening blood clots.
face masks, WHO

New rule: Face masks will be mandatory for all shops

Health Secretary Matt Hancock today (14 July) confirmed that wearing face masks will be mandatory in all shops after 24 July.
COVID-19 test, johns hopkins

COVID-19 test can give wrong result when taken too early

Johns Hopkins researchers found taking the COVID-19 test too early can give the wrong result, making you falsely COVID-free.

Machine learning will help to grow artificial organs

Researchers in Moscow and America have discovered how to use machine learning to grow artificial organs, especially to tackle blindness.
no lockdown, covid

No lockdown: Sweden now faces increased COVID-19 deaths

Researchers explore the results of no lockdown in Sweden, with analysis on how other measures helped the country have less initial deaths.
contracting COVID-19

Study suggests that asthma does not increase the severity of COVID-19

According to a team of Rutgers researchers, asthma does not appear to increase the risk or severity for a person contracting COVID-19.
glowing bacteria, drug

Glowing bacteria to help tackle antibiotic resistance

Researchers say that the use of drugs to create glowing bacteria could decrease the need for prescribing antibiotics.
medical cannabis

How are different types of medical cannabis working for different diseases?

Dr David Moorhouse, General Neurologist, discusses the way that different diseases respond to different types of medical cannabis.
existing vaccines

Uptake of existing vaccines will help support health systems from COVID-19 pressures

The Immunisation For All Ages group discusses the importance of protecting vaccine budgets and immunisation infrastructure, even amidst COVID-19.
biochemistry

How does research in biochemistry fit into the wider goals of the NIH?

Open Access Government looks into the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)’s Biochemistry and Bio-related Chemistry Branch, and its current research areas and priorities.

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