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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.
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New research says remdesivir could be used to treat COVID-19

There is more positive news regarding remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against COVID-19.
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Senior politicians propose UK whistleblower policy reform

On 10 July, Baroness Susan Kramer and Kevin Hollinrake MP will discuss UK whistleblower policy reform that is aiming to strengthen protections.
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The cost of fashion: 4.1 million Bangladeshi garment workers

The #PayUp movement has called attention to the multi-billion dollar fashion brands who exploit Bangladeshi garment workers and have capitalised from underpaid UK garment workers.

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.
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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.
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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.
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APA research: Black children falsely perceived as angry in classroom

The American Psychological Association (APA) published research showing that prospective teachers are more likely to see Black children as angry than white.
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Coronavirus accelerates digital healthcare provisions

Rupert Spiegelberg, Chief Executive Officer of Doctorlink, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the company’s prospects and digital healthcare provisions.
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The importance of ergonomic seating in the medical and dental markets

Murray Equipment Co. Ltd.’s Marketing Manager, Reuben Underhill, walks us through the firm’s ergonomic seating offerings that give the best posture possible for those who work in the UK’s medical, laboratory and dental markets.
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Pandemic can teach us how to prevent species extinction

Researchers say the pandemic has shown us how to save the world from global warming and prevent species extinction.
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Open Access Government July 2020

The July 2020 edition of Open Access Government encompasses high quality and stimulating content on government policy issues globally, including health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, finance, economic development, government, international development, environment, energy and zero-emission vehicles.
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The EUMCA: Pioneering access to medicinal cannabis

Professor Trevor Jones, Chair at the European Medicinal Cannabis Association, speaks to Nishat about their plans for EU patient access to medicinal cannabis.
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Has COVID-19 changed our approach to health and wellbeing?

Dr Arianna Di Stadio, neuroscientist and co-founder of Hello Pure, explores whether our approach to health and wellbeing has been altered in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
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How are social media giants tackling misinformation during COVID-19?

Özlem Bedre-Defolie, Associate Professor of Economics at ESMT Berlin, reflects on how platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook are tackling misinformation at this crucial hour.
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Type 2 diabetes and heart failure creates highest death risk

Those newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and heart failure are at the greatest 5-year risk of death, according to scientists at The American Heart Association.
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Attracting major investors: GreenLight on the international stage

In the last six months GreenLight Medicines has successfully out-licenced leads from its research, branching out internationally and attracting major investors.
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Tailor-made climate-ready and nutrient-dense rice

Precision breeding has tailor-made new rice varieties designed to combat the double burden of malnutrition and a pesticide-free environment, according to Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit from the Rice Science Center in Thailand.
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Essential oils as a potential modulator of the endocannabinoid system

Dr Christian Löfke, responsible for research and product development at BioBloom, walks us through the rudiments of essential oils as a potential modulator of the endocannabinoid system.
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COVID-19 exposes a major flaw in Global Supply Chains

Dr Tanusree Jain and Dr Louis Brennan, Trinity Business School, propose that we must fix vulnerabilities of Global Supply Chains exposed by COVID-19.

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