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Cerebriu AS

Cerebriu – Faster Personalised Radiology

Cerebriu improves workflow efficiency, quality and patient outcomes in imaging technology for key stages of the diagnostic process.
loneliness during lockdown, research

49% of young adults in US feel deep loneliness during lockdown

Loneliness during lockdown is one of the most universal afflictions - when researchers studied young adults in the US, they found "alarming" levels of COVID-19 depression.
Food Allergy Research and Resource Program

AllergenOnline.org – founded by Dr. Richard E. Goodman

Dr. Richard E. Goodman created the allergen database, including a celiac database, for checking for similarities to allergens or celiac eliciting peptides.
priorities for cannabis research

The priorities for cannabis research

Here, Robin Emerson, Head of CSR at Brains Bioceutical charts the priorities for cannabis research.
Black communities

Black communities to receive COVID-19 information via new app

A cardiologist from the University of Cincinnati is partnering with researchers in St. Louis and rural Georgia to develop a smartphone app that will deliver COVID-19 information and education to Black communities.
new COVID-19 infections, uk

Research finds 96,000 new COVID-19 infections daily in the UK

Imperial College London found that the R number is now at 1.6, which means that new COVID-19 infections are steadily increasing.
uk private rental sector, research

Research finds moral decline in the UK private rental sector 

In the north of England, renters have been fighting a quiet war against the UK private rental sector - how has COVID-19 impacted their quality of life?
menstrual dysfunction

Menstrual dysfunction more prevalent among young athletes

A study from the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland has found that menstrual dysfunction is more prevalent in young Finnish athletes than it is among non-athletes of a similar age.
UK-India COVID-19

New £8m funding supports UK-India COVID-19 research collaboration

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India are launching a joint funding initiative to support the UK-India COVID-19 research collaboration.
lung cancer chemotherapy, US healthcare

US healthcare: Black people less likely to receive lung cancer chemotherapy

Boston Medical Center researchers found that Black individuals, above all other racial groups, are less likely to receive lung cancer chemotherapy.
bioplastics

Bioplastic is no safer than conventional plastic, according to new study

A new study, published in Environment International, has found that bioplastics are just as toxic as conventional plastics, despite its many benefits.
neurological impacts of COVID-19

Researchers given £2.3m to investigate the neurological impacts of COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and King’s College London have received a £2.3 million fund from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to investigate the neurological impacts of COVID-19.
herd immunity

The ‘herd immunity’ strategy for COVID-19 is dangerous and unfeasible 

Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass of University of Kent’s School of Biosciences, explain why a herd immunity approach to COVID-19 would include great risk, potentially many deaths, and may simply not work.
vitamins

Google searches for vitamins increased during lockdown

According to data collected by Pharma Nord, Google saw a rise in searches for vitamin D during lockdown as the nation becomes more health-conscious amid COVID-19.
COVID-19 lockdown rules, traits

Which personality is most likely to follow COVID-19 lockdown rules?

American Psychological Association research found that people low on openness and neuroticism are less likely to follow COVID-19 lockdown rules.
premature deaths

Tens of thousands of pollution related deaths averted by COVID lockdown

According to a new study, COVID-19 lockdowns across China and Europe have averted tens of thousands of premature deaths related to air pollution.
smokers

1.9 million smokers willing to quit for mental health reasons

A recent study - undertaken ahead of World Mental Health Day 2020 - reveals that 1.9 million (27%) of UK smokers say they would like to quit for mental health reasons, compared to just 16% quitting over COVID-19 concerns.

Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing

Person centered care model for people with dementia, supporting public education, research, and professional training in dementia care
JPND

The EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND)

JPND - finding cures for neurodegenerative diseases and working to enable early diagnosis for early targeted treatments with worldwide collaboration.
open science in Europe

Open Science in Europe: A challenge to benefit all

Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation in France, weighs up the benefits and challenges of achieving open science in Europe.

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