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Health - Social Sciences - 17.06.2021
A fifth of people are worried about catching Covid-19
A fifth (21%) of people are currently worried about catching Covid-19, while just under a fifth (18%) are worried about becoming seriously ill from the disease, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study.

Environment - Health - 17.06.2021
Is the UK government’s clean air approach good enough?
COVID-19 has changed how we live and work. It has also shown how it is possible for government to act swiftly and decisively, and for behaviour change to occur at scale.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.06.2021
RECOVERY trial Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody combination reduces deaths for hospitalised COVID-19 patients
The Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial has demonstrated that the investigational antibody combination developed by Regeneron reduces the risk of death when given to patients hospitalised with severe COVID-19 who have not mounted a natural antibody response of their own. The treatment uses a combination of two monoclonal antibodies (casirivimab and imdevimab, known as REGEN-COV in the US) that bind specifically to two different sites on the coronavirus spike protein, neutralising the ability of the virus to infect cells.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.06.2021
Treating Needle Fears May Reduce COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Rates by 10%
A new large-scale study shows that a quarter of the UK adult population screens positive for a potential injection phobia.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.06.2021
GW4 takes a world leading One Health approach to tackling the antimicrobial resistance pandemic
GW4 takes a world leading One Health approach to tackling the antimicrobial resistance pandemic
New alliance brings together academic expertise looking at all aspects of antimicrobial resistance from public health to agriculture.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.06.2021
Major new study could help protect millions of people with type 2 diabetes from cardiovascular disease | University of Oxford
A new study led by the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the will research whether a daily tablet could help protect the millions of people worldwide with type 2 diabetes from developing cardiovascular disease.

Health - 14.06.2021
Mould exposure significantly increased chance of COPD flare up in study
Patients with a common respiratory disease had more flare-ups linked to activities that put them at risk of being exposed to mould in a study by University of Manchester and NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) researchers.

Health - 13.06.2021
New risk calculator to help save many more lives from heart attack and stroke
New risk calculator to help save many more lives from heart attack and stroke
A new risk calculator will better predict people at high risk of heart and circulatory diseases years before they strike, and is ready for use across the UK and Europe, according to research published today in the journal European Heart Journal .

Health - 13.06.2021
Introducing the handheld sensors that can ’smell’ Covid-19
Research involving Durham has found that electronic sensors can detect the distinct odour of Covid-19 with almost 100 per cent accuracy.

Health - 11.06.2021
Birmingham experts join drive to address global burden of maternal sepsis
University of Birmingham health experts are working in a research partnership in East Africa that aims to reduce the number of mothers dying from maternal sepsis. Every four minutes, a mother dies from a sepsis-related cause somewhere in the world, with the greatest burden borne by women in low and income countries.

Health - 11.06.2021
Young infants produce strong immune response to SARS-CoV-2
Young infants show strong immune responses to SARS-CoV-2, new research has found. In particular, compared with adults, young infants produce relatively high levels of antibodies and immune cells that can specifically protect against COVID-19.

Health - 11.06.2021
Transforming care for babies born with heart disease
Transforming care for babies born with heart disease
Leeds is leading pioneering research into new technology for imaging babies with congenital heart disease (CHD).

Health - 10.06.2021
New report examines why people with learning disabilities continue to die prematurely
People with learning disabilities continue to die prematurely - and although there are some early signs of improvements, there are still considerable differences compared to the general population, according to a new report published today.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.06.2021
Urgent support needed for unpaid carers
COVID-19 has exacerbated the challenges experienced by unpaid carers, cutting them off from important sources of support, a report from Cardiff University says.

Health - 10.06.2021
UCL and WHO scientists urge nations to collaborate for vaccine equity
Leading UCL academics joined Dr Soumya Swaminanthan, the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Chief Scientist for this year's UCL-Lancet lecture in a seminal event to discuss the role of science in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health - 10.06.2021
People with ’healthy obesity’ are still at increased risk of disease
A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) reveals that having a normal metabolic profile does not mean that a person with obesity

Life Sciences - Health - 09.06.2021
UofG and OISRA work together to better understand Central America rabies spread
The University of Glasgow has signed an important 3.5 year inter-institutional agreement with the Central American organisation OIRSA (Organismo Internacional Regional De Sanidad Agropecuaria), to better understand the corridors of viral spread of rabies in the region.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.06.2021
Averting an antibiotics apocalypse: major funding announced to tackle resistance to antibiotics
Averting an antibiotics apocalypse: major funding announced to tackle resistance to antibiotics
A cross-disciplinary team from the Universities of Oxford, Ulster and UCL today announced major funding from EPSRC, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to tackle the growing challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).

Health - Pharmacology - 09.06.2021
Novel UCL developed cancer drug to be trialled in humans
Patients with a number of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) subtypes will be used to trial a novel cancer treatment developed by researchers at UCL, which holds "great promise" for several incurable conditions.

Economics / Business - Health - 09.06.2021
Mathematicians to help businesses recover after Covid
Mathematicians to help businesses recover after Covid
Bath's Institute for Mathematical Innovation is offering a series of free workshops to help aid post-pandemic economic recovery.

Health - Psychology - 08.06.2021
People more afraid of catching COVID-19 are more judgemental
People more afraid of catching COVID-19 are more judgemental
Researchers studying how we make moral judgements found that people more concerned about catching COVID-19 were more disapproving of the wrong-doings of others, whatever they were doing wrong. There is no rational reason to be more judgemental of others because you are worrying about getting sick during the pandemic Simone Schnall The researchers say their findings are evidence that our morality is shaped by various emotions and intuitions, of which concerns about health and safety are prominent.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.06.2021
RECOVERY trial finds aspirin does not improve survival for patients hospitalised with COVID-19
RECOVERY trial finds aspirin does not improve survival for patients hospitalised with COVID-19
The RECOVERY trial was established as a randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.06.2021
Researchers to study the brain health of victims of domestic violence
New research is set to begin to investigate the lifelong consequences of domestic violence on brain health. The Drake IPV Study - led by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, and funded by The Drake Foundation - will examine individuals exposed to domestic abuse, many of whom currently report a history of traumatic brain injury.

Health - 08.06.2021
The importance of ’Information About Me’: understanding the hidden causes of delays in discharging frail older people from hospital
Delays in discharging older people living with frailty from hospital are caused by a complex range of factors, but a key factor is how medical and social information about patients becomes fragmented during their stay. This is the conclusion of a study in two large NHS hospitals led by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Birmingham, published in Ageing and Society.

Health - 08.06.2021
Over 1,000 UCL-Venturas sent to India and Nepal
Over 1,000 UCL-Venturas sent to India and Nepal
UCL has sent a total of 1,160 breathing aids to India and 130 to Nepal to support the countries' fight against a Covid-19 surge.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.06.2021
Alternative treatments to combat drug-resistant bacteria focus of major new study
Alternative treatments to combat drug-resistant bacteria focus of major new study
The growing challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), where germs like bacteria and fungi develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them, is at the heart of a new funding collaboration involving UCL researchers.

Health - Microtechnics - 05.06.2021
T-rays could 'revolutionise cancer treatment'
T-rays could ’revolutionise cancer treatment’
Researchers are investigating whether a kinder form of radiation known as T-rays could be used to image and treat patients with skin or bowel cancer.

Health - 04.06.2021
Critical role for UCL's Covid-19 sequencing lab as air travel continues to open up
Critical role for UCL’s Covid-19 sequencing lab as air travel continues to open up
UCL's next generation sequencing (NGS) facility will analyse positive Covid-19 tests from travellers arriving at UK airports: By identifying new SARS-CoV-2 variants, UCL scientists will play a key role in the UK Government's Covid Recovery plan.

Health - 04.06.2021
Critical role for UCL's Covid-19 sequencing lab as air travel continues to opens up
Critical role for UCL’s Covid-19 sequencing lab as air travel continues to opens up
UCL's next generation sequencing (NGS) facility will analyse positive Covid-19 tests from travellers arriving at UK airports: By identifying new SARS-CoV-2 variants, UCL scientists will play a key role in the UK Government's Covid Recovery plan.

Social Sciences - Health - 04.06.2021
Traditional markets key to COVID-19 recovery plan
Traditional markets key to COVID-19 recovery plan
Traditional town and city centre markets could play a key role in the nation's economic and social recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic, according to new research.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.06.2021
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients have lower antibody levels targeting the Delta variant
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients have lower antibody levels targeting the Delta variant
Levels of antibodies in the blood of vaccinated people that are able to recognise and fight the new SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant first discovered in India (B.1.617.2) are, on average, lower than those against variants previously circulating in the UK, finds a new study involving UCL.

Psychology - Health - 01.06.2021
European Virtual Institute to study the neural basis of emotion
European Virtual Institute to study the neural basis of emotion
The award creates a Virtual Institute of seven European universities, including the University of Bristol, and nine industry/charity partners. The funds will support 15 PhD students working across the consortium over the next four years. The training network focuses on the role of a previously overlooked part of the brain, the cerebellum, and its involvement in the control of emotions.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.06.2021
Immunity experts move into state-of-the-art facilities
Immunity experts move into state-of-the-art facilities
Scientists at UCL are preparing to move into a new ultra-modern research facility which will enable them to work more closely with clinicians to develop revolutionary treatments and cures for some of the most devastating diseases of the immune system.

Health - 31.05.2021
Scientific evidence that informed UK Government’s response to COVID-19 including first lockdown is published in Royal Society Special Theme issue
The issue contains modelling work that was presented to the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies ( SAGE ) modelling subgroup, known as SPI-M (Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling) between January and July 2020 to help predict COVID-19 spread, hospitalisations and mortality rates.

Health - Computer Science - 28.05.2021
Phone app to support patients coping with long covid
Phone app to support patients coping with long covid
People with long covid could be monitored with the aid of a ground-breaking mobile phone app and clinical website.

Health - Economics / Business - 27.05.2021

Health - 27.05.2021
UCL academic follows ultra-processed food diet for BBC documentary
A new BBC One documentary sees a UCL academic eating ultra-processed food for one month, to highlight the harm it causes the body and brain.

Health - 27.05.2021
Opinion: What is group-think and how can we avoid it?
As Dominic Cummings accuses the UK Government of 'group-think' over Covid-19, Dr Colin Fisher (UCL School of Management) explains what the term actually means, as well as how we can avoid it.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.05.2021
Almost half of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer are not prescribed essential medication
A University of Birmingham-led study has found almost half of people diagnosed within inoperable pancreatic cancer are not prescribed inexpensive yet essential tablets without which they cannot digest food - placing them at risk of starvation or being less able to tolerate treatment.

Health - Innovation - 26.05.2021
Why data proved key to how Scottish Councils managed, and now move out of, the Covid-19 crisis
Why data proved key to how Scottish Councils managed, and now move out of, the Covid-19 crisis
Research by academics at the University of Glasgow has shown how data sharing has been critical to how Scottish local government managed the rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis in the last 12 months.
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