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Ground-breaking trial cuts pandemic loneliness

Published
Tuesday 12th October, 2021
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Society & Politics

A simple form of talking therapy reduced loneliness in older people left isolated during the pandemic, initial results of a new study have revealed.

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Top honour for engineering’s ‘best of the best’

Published
Wednesday 22nd September, 2021
Categories
Science
Coronavirus

An academic who has led research into the way the virus responsible for COVID-19 spreads in buildings and enclosed spaces has been honoured by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Covid breathing aid - 'safe and well tolerated'

Published
Tuesday 24th August, 2021
Categories
Coronavirus
Technology
Health
Global

A simple electrical fan is the key component of a low-cost, easy-to-use breathing-support device designed to cope with the surge in COVID-19 cases in low to middle income countries.

CPAP breathing dvice

How empty stadiums affected football during pandemic

Published
Friday 13th August, 2021
Categories
Science
Coronavirus

Playing professional football games in empty stadiums had a hugely negative effect on the success of home teams, with home advantage almost halved, new research shows. 

Rows of empty seats in a sports stadium

Creating a gold standard of care for long COVID

Published
Sunday 18th July, 2021
Categories
Health
Coronavirus

A major £3.4 million research project has launched to identify the best way to treat and support the one million people in the UK now living with long COVID.

An electron microscope image of a coronavirus - a spherical structure with protein protrusions sticking out

Bereavement care lacking for ethnic minorities

Published
Thursday 1st July, 2021
Categories
Health
Coronavirus

Grieving friends and relatives from ethnic minority backgrounds are suffering from a lack of appropriate help to cope with losing a loved one, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say.

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