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Preventing European cancer epidemic 

Published
Wednesday 16th November, 2022
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Science

Europe will face a cancer epidemic in the next decade if weaknesses in cancer health systems and cancer research are not urgently addressed, say the authors of a major new report. 

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Can robotics help us achieve sustainable development?

Published
Thursday 23rd June, 2022
Categories
Global
Technology

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might facilitate or impede the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

robot arms autonomously maintaining protective netting in agricultural nursery

COVID-19's toll on global cardiac services

Published
Tuesday 31st May, 2022
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Global

A major study has revealed the global collateral damage caused by the disruption to cardiac services from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Exercise warnings over long COVID recovery

Published
Tuesday 26th April, 2022
Categories
Health
Science
Coronavirus

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

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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.

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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