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Exercise warnings over long COVID recovery

Published
Tuesday 26th April, 2022
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Health
Science
Coronavirus

Patients experiencing long COVID are receiving “inconsistent advice” on how to resume physical activities, according to a major study.

Person with a mask on their face

Screen use soars among UK adults post-lockdown

Published
Friday 1st April, 2022
Categories
Coronavirus
Arts & Culture
Health

New research warns that screen use significantly increased among adults during the COVID-19 lockdowns and has continued at a high rate since, highlighting the need for Government guidance.

Man using a phone and sat at laptop

Anti-viral light neutralises COVID-19

Published
Wednesday 23rd March, 2022
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Technology
Science

A new type of ultraviolet light can efficiently kill airborne microbes, such as those which cause COVID-19, a study has found after successful trials.

Visualisation of the virus that causes COVID-19

Swapping cars for walking

Published
Thursday 17th March, 2022
Categories
Environment
Coronavirus

People are now routinely using their cars less and walking more since the first COVID-19 lockdown, according to new research.

A crowded street, with many people walking to work

Low risk of COVID-19 spread on Underground rail

Published
Tuesday 8th February, 2022
Categories
Coronavirus
Health
Technology
Science
Working with business

People travelling on the London Underground and similar rail systems were at a low risk of being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, according to computer simulations.

Woman, wearing a mask, on an Underground platform, waiting for a train

Crisis-hit UK cultural sector ‘at a crossroads’

Published
Thursday 3rd February, 2022
Categories
Arts & Culture
Coronavirus
Working with business

New research has revealed the profound impact of COVID-19 on the UK cultural sector’s organisations, workforce and audiences.

The Lowry in lockdown, showing a closed sign in the window.

Reducing COVID-19 risk during dentist appointments

Published
Friday 28th January, 2022
Categories
Coronavirus
Health
Science

Dentists could significantly increase the number of patients they see during the pandemic by switching the drills they use, according to new research.

Dental students practising techniques on a dummy head