University of Oxford

University of Oxford

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Location: Oxford
Oxford OX1 2JD, UK
Health - Apr 19
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has now been active for a year, not much is known about what happens when people who have already had COVID-19 are infected for a second time. Researchers at the University of Oxford have launched a human challenge trial to look at what kind of immune response can stop people from becoming re-infected.
Health - Apr 15

COVID-19 leads to a several-times higher risk of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) blood clots than current COVID-19 vaccines.  Researchers at the University of Oxford have today reported that the risk of the rare blood clotting known as cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) following COVID-19 infection is around 100 times greater than normal, several times higher than it is post-vaccination or following influenza.

Environment - Apr 9
Environment

Researchers at the University of Oxford, alongside international collaborators, have found that there is a significant knowledge gap in the risks posed by climate change to mammals.

Life Sciences - Apr 6
Life Sciences

Antibiotic resistance is a huge challenge facing society globally, posing a threat not only to human health but in areas such as food security and the economy.

Life Sciences - Mar 31
Life Sciences

Researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), , today confirmed that it has captured the first ever images of Walter's duiker ( Philantomba walteri ) alive in the wild.

Health - Apr 12

Inhaled budesonide, a common corticosteroid, is the first widely available, inexpensive drug found to shorten recovery times in COVID-19 patients aged over 50 who are treated at home and in other community settings, reports the UK's PRINCIPLE trial in 1,779 participants.

Health - Apr 7

One in three COVID-19 survivors received a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis within six months of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, an observational study of more than 230,000 patient health records published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal estimates.

Health - Mar 31

Bereaved relatives described the ongoing pain of being absent at the end of a loved-one's life. Many had not seen their relative for weeks or months due to the pandemic. Opportunities must be prioritised for essential connections between families at end-of-life care.

Life Sciences - Mar 31
Life Sciences

Many wildlife species are threatened by shrinking habitat. But according to new research published today, the potential range of African elephants could be more than five times larger than its current extent.



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