Experts demand urgent government action to prevent coronavirus suicide risk

Experts have warned that governments need to give “urgent consideration” to their public health response to prevent any possible impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the number of suicides. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national … Continue reading Experts demand urgent government action to prevent coronavirus suicide risk

Researchers look at how coronavirus affects pregnancy

Cardiff University and Imperial College London are building a global registry of women affected by Covid-19 in pregnancy. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local authorities. Cardiff University’s Centre for Trials Research (CTR) … Continue reading Researchers look at how coronavirus affects pregnancy

New study to find out how people with multiple sclerosis are being affected by coronavirus

The MS Society is looking for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) to provide vital information on how coronavirus is affecting them. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local authorities. Multiple sclerosis damages nerves … Continue reading New study to find out how people with multiple sclerosis are being affected by coronavirus

Freeze frame movies to unlock the drugs of the future

Scientists are taking snapshots of chemical reactions in a quadrillionth of a second in the hope of developing the next generation of antibiotics and anti-viral drugs. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local … Continue reading Freeze frame movies to unlock the drugs of the future

E-whiteboards helping to share vital health information

Innovation experts at Swansea University are playing a key role in improving the way hospitals use information about patients. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local authorities. The university says staff from the … Continue reading E-whiteboards helping to share vital health information

How you could help researchers understand more about living through coronavirus

Has living with isolation and social distancing inspired you to put pen to paper? If so, you could be part of an unique social research project examining how society lives through a pandemic. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information … Continue reading How you could help researchers understand more about living through coronavirus

Cardiff University cancer researchers switch to helping develop a coronavirus vaccine

The team at Cardiff University School of Medicine usually work on reprogramming viruses so they can target and kill cancer, but are now focusing their efforts to help in the fight against coronavirus. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information … Continue reading Cardiff University cancer researchers switch to helping develop a coronavirus vaccine

South Wales consortium established to support NHS coronavirus response

Teams from across Swansea University are coming together to support a newly established consortium, SWARM (The South Wales Additive and Rapid Manufacturing Consortium), in its mission to support NHS Wales’ coronavirus response. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on … Continue reading South Wales consortium established to support NHS coronavirus response

Snake venom did not evolve for self-defence

It’s estimated that every year, over one hundred thousand human deaths can be attributed to snakebite from the world’s seven hundred venomous snake species, all inflicted in self-defence when the snakes feel threatened by encroaching humans. However, Swansea University reports new research by its experts and colleagues from Bangor University has concluded snake venom didn’t … Continue reading Snake venom did not evolve for self-defence

Monthly survey to gauge the mental health of the UK under coronavirus

A mental health charity has teamed up with universities across the UK to monitor the country’s psychological wellbeing. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local authorities. The Guardian reports they will conduct monthly … Continue reading Monthly survey to gauge the mental health of the UK under coronavirus

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