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Larger risk of hospitalisation in people with Delta variant - study
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Larger risk of hospitalisation in people with Delta variant - study

Aug 28th 2021, 10:45 AM 22,256 Views 34 Comments

Nearly three-quarters of coronavirus cases in the study were in people who were unvaccinated.

Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'
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Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 2:10 PM 32,461 Views 113 Comments

A range of coronavirus restrictions are due to be eased in England, possibly as soon as 19 July.

Wuhan study finds 40% of people with Covid were protected against future infection for at least nine months
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Wuhan study finds 40% of people with Covid were protected against future infection for at least nine months

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 46,003 Views 12 Comments

The study in The Lancet said that mass vaccination programmes will be needed to reach herd immunity.

Covid-19 reinfections are rare, but more common in people 65 and older, study finds
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Covid-19 reinfections are rare, but more common in people 65 and older, study finds

Mar 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 13,440 Views 5 Comments

Researchers found that initial infection with Covid-19 was likely to bestow 80% protection from reinfection among under-65s.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 - study
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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 - study

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:45 PM 40,526 Views 80 Comments

The preliminary findings show that the two-dose Sputnik V “has shown high efficacy” and was well tolerated for adults.

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely
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Climate change means future pandemics are more likely

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:49 AM 16,671 Views 32 Comments

A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining to produce the “worst outlook for public health our generation has seen”, according to a new study.

China's Covid-19 vaccine candidate is safe and prompts antibody response - early results from study
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China's Covid-19 vaccine candidate is safe and prompts antibody response - early results from study

Oct 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 52,492 Views 73 Comments

This vaccine includes the killed virus mixed with aluminium hydroxide, which is known to boost immune responses.

First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers
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First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers

Oct 13th 2020, 10:18 AM 38,669 Views 47 Comments

A 25-year-old man with no known immune disorders or underlying conditions was infected with Covid-19 on two separate occasions.

Russian Covid-19 vaccine shows 'no serious adverse affects' in preliminary study
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Russian Covid-19 vaccine shows 'no serious adverse affects' in preliminary study

Sep 4th 2020, 6:11 PM 35,116 Views 42 Comments

Russia surprised the world when it announced the development of a vaccine last month.

Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests
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Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests

Aug 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 35,845 Views 36 Comments

When epidemic control measures are in place, the risk of transmission between children is minimal, Sydney researchers found.

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken
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Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken

Jul 24th 2020, 9:07 AM 11,451 Views 31 Comments

The findings were part of a preliminary study published in The Lancet.

3,500 potentially avoidable cancer deaths could happen in England due to pandemic delays
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3,500 potentially avoidable cancer deaths could happen in England due to pandemic delays

Jul 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 4,602 Views 6 Comments

Thousands of extra people could die in the next five years due to delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers have found.

Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial
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Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 4:03 PM 50,311 Views 75 Comments

Researchers at Oxford University described the results as encouraging but said “there is still much work to be done”.

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships
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Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,417 Views 19 Comments

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study
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'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:08 AM 25,044 Views 46 Comments

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China
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Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China

May 19th 2020, 3:40 PM 27,409 Views 68 Comments

The Lancet described the allegations made by Trump in a letter to the WHO as “serious and damaging”.

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates
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Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates

Mar 31st 2020, 6:15 AM 45,634 Views 54 Comments

A study of over 70,000 cases of Covid-19 in China has determined a death rate from the virus of 1.38%.

Single dose of psychoactive component in cannabis could induce depressive and anxiety symptoms, study finds
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Single dose of psychoactive component in cannabis could induce depressive and anxiety symptoms, study finds

Mar 18th 2020, 6:05 AM 36,386 Views 55 Comments

Writing in the Lancet Psychiatry, however, the lead author says the results shouldn’t be taken as meaning single doses of THC will lead to severe disorders.

Sepsis linked to 11m deaths worldwide - double what was previously thought
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Sepsis linked to 11m deaths worldwide - double what was previously thought

Jan 17th 2020, 7:33 AM 12,414 Views 9 Comments

Sepsis occurs when a person’s organs cease to function properly as the result of an out-of-control immune response to infection.

People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study
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People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study

Sep 3rd 2019, 10:05 AM 15,736 Views 14 Comments

In poorer countries, heart disease remains a leading cause of death.

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study
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Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study

Aug 30th 2019, 7:21 AM 13,496 Views 20 Comments

The new study is the first to show that the risk of breast cancer remains elevated 10 years after treatment has stopped.

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'
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First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'

Aug 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,149 Views 31 Comments

An early stage clinical trial proved successful but a vaccine will not be on the market anytime soon.

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
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Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,791 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study
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Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study

Jul 5th 2019, 8:16 AM 12,473 Views 9 Comments

Two years after the procedure, most participants were able to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices.

Increase in colon cancer among younger adults in several countries including Ireland
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Increase in colon cancer among younger adults in several countries including Ireland

May 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,848 Views 18 Comments

Authors of a new study said the rise is likely driven by obesity and poor diet.

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase
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Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase

May 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 17,153 Views 38 Comments

A new study warns that worldwide alcohol consumption is on the increase.

'End of HIV pandemic' in sight after medicine makes virus 'untransmittable' between sexual partners
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'End of HIV pandemic' in sight after medicine makes virus 'untransmittable' between sexual partners

May 3rd 2019, 7:13 AM 21,011 Views 25 Comments

The virus remains one of the world’s biggest health problems.

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis
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New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

Mar 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 51,742 Views 56 Comments

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn
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Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn

Jan 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 30,420 Views 114 Comments

The EAT-Lancet Commission warned that major changes are needed over the next three decades.

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false
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'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false

Dec 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 19,004 Views 116 Comments

The two-year research was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

About one in three stillbirths occur before 28 weeks but are not officially recognised
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About one in three stillbirths occur before 28 weeks but are not officially recognised

Sep 27th 2018, 11:30 PM 11,148 Views 12 Comments

“To a mother or father, a second trimester stillbirth is no less tragic than a stillbirth at 28 weeks.”

Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'
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Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'

Sep 12th 2018, 6:05 AM 24,786 Views 50 Comments

Good news for whole-fat milk enthusiasts – a new study suggests consuming same can lower your chances of death by heart disease.

Poll: Do you worry about how much alcohol you consume?
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Poll: Do you worry about how much alcohol you consume?

Aug 24th 2018, 9:10 AM 37,858 Views 104 Comments

Alcohol is linked to around 2.8 million deaths a year across the world.

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year
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Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year

Aug 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,926 Views 23 Comments

The study’s authors said that there is no safe level of alcohol as benefits are outweighed other effects of drinking.

Largest study to date finds link between disruption to body clock and severe depression
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Largest study to date finds link between disruption to body clock and severe depression

May 16th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,961 Views 6 Comments

The research found disruption to the body’s natural time-keeping was associated with loneliness and lower health satisfaction.

Breakthrough could lead to treatment that would delay progression of advanced MS
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Breakthrough could lead to treatment that would delay progression of advanced MS

Mar 23rd 2018, 9:34 AM 13,425 Views 12 Comments

MS affects around 9,000 people in Ireland.

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia
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Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

Feb 21st 2018, 8:51 AM 15,794 Views 39 Comments

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

Single dads at higher risk of premature death than single mothers or couples - study
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Single dads at higher risk of premature death than single mothers or couples - study

Feb 14th 2018, 11:35 PM 11,274 Views 22 Comments

Single fathers ate fewer fruit and vegetables, and were more likely to binge drink than single mothers and partnered parents, the study found.

Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average
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Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average

Jan 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,467 Views 5 Comments

Elective surgeries in African countries have a death rate double that of the global average, a new study reveals.

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change
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There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change

Oct 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,687 Views 79 Comments

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a 46% increases in the number of weather-related disasters.

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