Articles tagged with 'COVID-19' | University of Manchester

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2024
22
January
2024
| 11:11 Europe/London
An international collaborative led by The University of Manchester and the University of Leicester has published a new paper which outlines how to reduce COVID-19 health inequity among ethnic minority groups....
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2023
04
October
2023
| 09:23 Europe/London
People who shielded during the Covid pandemic say they have been treated like “second class citizens” whose needs have been ignored.People who shielded during the Covid pandemic say they have been treated like “second class citizens” whose needs have...
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24
August
2023
| 19:33 Europe/London
A study, sponsored by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), and funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), has found that mental health wellbeing hubs were an important source of support for health a...
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05
July
2023
| 09:01 Europe/London
Frequent and diverse use of antibiotics may be associated with developing more severe outcomes after a COVID-19 infection, including death, a study led by University of Manchester scientists has shown....
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20
June
2023
| 09:00 Europe/London
Policymakers must learn from the impact of COVID-19 on older people in order to tackle the deep-seated inequalities exposed by the pandemic, according to a new publication written by a group of experts from The University of Manchester....
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24
May
2023
| 14:09 Europe/London
Hearing loss is unlikely to be a common symptom of Covid-19, a study led by The University of Manchester and the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) scientists have shown....
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16
April
2023
| 04:00 Europe/London
A major UK study has discovered that the disturbed sleep patterns in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 was likely to be a driver of breathlessness.
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16
March
2023
| 01:53 Europe/London
Greater Manchester Researchers have shown for the first time that malfunctioning behaviour of a type of immune cell is linked to specific symptoms of long- COVID.
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06
March
2023
| 07:00 Europe/London
In the most comprehensive analysis of ethnic inequalities in COVID-19 health outcomes to date, a major new global study has found that ethnic minority groups experienced higher rates of severe illness and death during the pandemic because of their gr...
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20
January
2023
| 08:09 Europe/London
Over the past month or two, many northern hemisphere countries including the US and the UK have seen a large wave of respiratory viral infections. These include RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), flu and COVID in all ages, as well as bacterial infect...
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03
January
2023
| 08:43 Europe/London
Long COVID is the patient-preferred term used to describe symptoms lasting more than four weeks after a COVID-19 infection. Children and young people can also suffer from long COVID following even a mild infection with the virus. The latest figures f...
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2022
15
December
2022
| 11:32 Europe/London
Racism is the ‘fundamental cause’ of COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy among ethnic minority groups, according to a newly published briefing from the Runnymede Trust and The University of Manchester’s Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity....
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07
November
2022
| 16:04 Europe/London
Sheena Cruickshank, University of ManchesterAs the pandemic continues, many countries are rolling out COVID booster vaccines. In the UK, the autumn booster campaign is offering a fourth dose to those at higher risk from a COVID infection, including p...
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28
June
2022
| 15:18 Europe/London
A new face mask designed by Manchester researchers is promising to end the stress and anxiety talkers and listeners experience when they cover up.
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27
June
2022
| 23:30 Europe/London
A major clinical trial, led by experts at the University of Nottingham working in partnership with  Universities and NHS hospitals including the University of Manchester , has found that by interrupting the treatment of vulnerable people on long-term...
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22
June
2022
| 16:02 Europe/London
A study which tested the immune response of COPD patients to COVID-19 vaccination has shown they respond in a similar way to healthy people.
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17
June
2022
| 16:53 Europe/London
Closing schools and workplaces appear to have been the most effective strategies to mitigate deaths from Covid-19 in the early days of the pandemic’s first wave, according to a study of 130 countries....
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18
May
2022
| 11:11 Europe/London
A new study measuring the impact of COVID-19 on the wellbeing and mental health of adolescents has found that the pandemic has made them more depressed and less satisfied with their lives.
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March
2022
| 18:21 Europe/London
A comparative study of premature deaths to COVID-19 has shown that of 20 countries, the oldest citizens in England and Wales had the highest rate.
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11
March
2022
| 13:19 Europe/London
‘We suppressed our scientific imagination’: four experts examine the big successes and failures of the COVID response so farThe World Health Organization declared COVID a pandemic on March 11 2020. In the two years since, countries have diverged on t...
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07
March
2022
| 16:48 Europe/London
The wide inequalities in Covid-19 vaccine uptake between people from ethnic minority groups and White British people are far greater than for the pre-pandemic flu jab, a study by University of Manchester health researchers has found....
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22
February
2022
| 16:22 Europe/London
Reports of symptoms such as tinnitus and hearing loss during the coronavirus pandemic could in part have a psychosocial origin rather than being directly linked to COVID-19 or the SARS-CoV2 virus.
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16
February
2022
| 10:17 Europe/London
New research by academics from the Universities of Manchester and York has highlighted how in its first year, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on England and Wales was far worse for some than others....
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13
January
2022
| 08:17 Europe/London
With omicron having rapidly driven up COVID infections, attention is once again focusing on antibodies, and reasonably so. They play a critical role in fighting off viruses and are important for preventing the coronavirus infecting our cells. This is...
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2021
24
November
2021
| 09:26 Europe/London
A new meta-analysis of over 150 research papers published during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the link between the weather and the spread of the illness.
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16
November
2021
| 16:00 Europe/London
Those who tested positive for COVID-19 (confirmed by a PCR test) had an increased risk of mental illness, fatigue and sleep problems, finds a new study which analysed the electronic primary care health care records* of 226,521 people from across the ...
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09
November
2021
| 21:35 Europe/London
From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health agencies around the world failed to collect the information we needed to truly understand the role of work and workplaces in the spread of the virus. We saw this failure in Canada, the United...
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03
November
2021
| 13:36 Europe/London
The University of Manchester has received $500,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a low cost manufacturing route to Molnupiravir, a promising antiviral drug for the treatment of COVID-19, in order to widen access of the medicine ...
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12
October
2021
| 19:00 Europe/London
A simple form of talking therapy, delivered by trained support workers over the telephone, reduced loneliness in older people left isolated during the pandemic, the initial results of a new study has revealed.People were contacted weekly and were enc...
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September
2021
| 12:00 Europe/London
A phase one trial of one of the world’s first multivariant COVID-19 Vaccine has been launched by US pharmaceutical company Gritstone in collaboration with The University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. ...
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