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COVID-19 and diabetes

COVID-19 and diabetes: What do we (not) know?

Dr Lucy Chambers, Head of Research Communications at Diabetes UK, provides us with her thoughts on COVID-19 and diabetes, in terms of what do we (not) know.
surface functionalization, drug

Surface functionalization: A tool for biotechnology and health sectors

Professor Sandra Carvalho, University of Minho, Department of Physics, discusses the emergence of surface functionalization as a strategy in biotech and health.
covid-19 antibodies

COVID-19 antibodies decline significantly one month after discharge

A new study has revealed that COVID-19 antibodies fade after only a month, which could be a devastating blow in the global race to find a vaccine.
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.
social distancing study, COVID-19

COVID-19: New study highlights the importance of social distancing

A new study shows travelling from the home is associated with significantly higher likelihood of contracting COVID-19, while strict social distancing prevents infection.
surgical teams, data

What makes surgical teams more productive?

Emmanouil Avgerinos, Ioannis Fragkos and Yufei Huang explain that for surgical teams, shared experiences and hierarchical structures matter more than you think.
microvascular dysfunction, treatment

LRG1: An emerging therapeutic target for the treatment of microvascular dysfunction

John Greenwood PhD and Stephen E. Moss PhD explore the imminent potential of LRG1 as a microvascular dysfunction treatment.
organ perfusion, COPE project

More organs may be suitable for transplantation with new perfusion method

More donated organs may become suitable for transplantation with a new perfusion method trialled by the EU-funded COPE project.
cardiorespiratory health

Continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health

The importance of continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health, including adding value to pivotal clinical trials.
menstrual cycle seizures, hormone

New link between menstrual cycle seizures and epilepsy

Rutgers University found that people experience menstrual cycle seizures due to genetic generalised epilepsy.
antibiotic resistance, COVID-19

Nightingale hospitals could increase antibiotic resistance

The University of Plymouth revealed that secondary COVID-19 treatment could be increasing antibiotic resistance and polluting water.
COVID-19 documentation, AHRC

£1 million for COVID-19 documentation project in Manchester

The University of Manchester recently won a grant of nearly £1 million, to support their ongoing COVID-19 documentation projection.
south korea COVID-19, economy

The science behind the South Korea COVID-19 strategy

Jongeun You explains how the South Korea COVID-19 strategy flattened the curve, without destroying the economy.
gender diverse, autism

Trans and gender-diverse individuals more likely to be autistic

The Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge found that trans and gender diverse adults are three to six times more likely to be diagnosed as autistic.
UK test and trace, second wave

UK test and trace system not ready for schools to reopen

Researchers say the UK test and trace system needs to improve in four weeks, to prevent a two-times larger COVID second wave.
COVID-19 deaths, racism

Racial disparity in COVID deaths exists beyond poverty

New research proves that racial differences in COVID-19 deaths happens beyond economic explanations.
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.
21 drugs, COVID

21 drugs that could help to treat COVID-19

A study recently identified 21 existing drugs that could improve the effect of remdesivir.
human infection trials, vaccination

The challenges of COVID-19 human infection trials

Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass, School of Biosciences at University of Kent, explain the long and infamous history of human infection trials.
lockdown reduces air pollution, GCARE

Lockdown reduces air pollution by 54% in 5 Indian cities

The Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE) found that lockdown reduced air pollution in Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai.

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