Articles tagged with 'Coronavirus' | University of Manchester

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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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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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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
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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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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29
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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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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04
January
2022
| 15:06 Europe/London
The first results of an early trial of a multivariant COVID-19 vaccine booster, launched in Manchester in September 2021, has shown it is driving a comprehensive immune response.
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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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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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20
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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16
September
2021
| 16:21 Europe/London
Mental health patients who were discharged from or admitted to acute mental health services during the first Covid-19 lockdown experienced loneliness and social isolation, according to a new study.
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09
September
2021
| 19:53 Europe/London
An in vitro study of drugs already approved by the regulatory authority in the United States to treat a range of conditions, has shown eight of them are also effective in slowing SARS-CoV-2 replication in infected human cells. ...
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08
September
2021
| 10:00 Europe/London
Unwell COVID-19 patients may be treated just as effectively with oxygen through a mask rather than the sometimes difficult to tolerate therapy known as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), according to a new study. ...
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08
September
2021
| 00:03 Europe/London
A report released today shows northerners were more likely to die from COVID-19, spent nearly a month and-a-half more in lockdowns, suffered worse mental health and were made poorer than the rest of England during the first year of the pandemic. ...
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19
July
2021
| 15:31 Europe/London
In the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, deprived areas suffered more excess deaths than affluent areas , with a disproportionate impact on their younger age groups according to the early draft of a new study. ...
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18
June
2021
| 14:58 Europe/London
Getting everyone in a country vaccinated is like watching software updates load: it whizzes along for the first 80% or so and then seems to take forever to finish the rest. Around 80% of the UK adult population has received at least one dose of the v...
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07
June
2021
| 09:00 Europe/London
A study led by researchers at the Universities of Manchester and York published in The Lancet Regional Health – Europe today (07/06/21) has revealed strong disparities in rates of excess deaths in England and Wales during the first 30 weeks of the CO...
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07
May
2021
| 00:08 Europe/London
One in nine adults consistently had very poor or deteriorating mental health during the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic according to new research.
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