Monday, September 20, 2021

Physiotherapy’s vital role in treating long COVID

As more about the effects of long COVID is learnt, it is apparent that cardio-respiratory physiotherapists have an essential role in helping people recover from the virus, a University of Otago physiotherapy specialist says.

New option for how people with Covid-19 are cared for on NHS wards

A new protocol for prone positioning — a technique commonly used to treat COVID-19 patients in respiratory distress by turning them on to their front to increase oxygen flow to the lungs, is published in the Journal of Frailty and Aging.

Pandemic lockdowns trigger eating disorders

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an increase in people presenting with serious eating disorders, a new study shows.

UM professor publishes book on new world order in post-pandemic era

A book titled ‘How COVID-19 Reshapes New World Order: Political Economy Perspective’, written by Prof Edmund Sheng Li in the Faculty of Social Science (FSS), University of Macau (UM), has been published by the major international publisher Springer.

Bristol report calls for action to tackle the digital divide as research during COVID-19...

Digital inequality in the city could severely impact life chances, according to new research published today by the University of Bristol’s Bristol Digital Futures Institute (BDFI) and Knowle West Media Centre.

UM’s latest breakthrough in fungal spore research helps reduce risk of fungal infection for...

A team led by Prof Wong Koon Ho in the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has made a breakthrough in understanding the biology of fungal spores...

Tracking COVID‑19 and variants of concern in wastewater around the globe

An international team of researchers led by the University of Otago and Western University, Canada, is investigating how wastewater can provide an accurate picture of COVID‑19 cases in a population and detect emerging variants of concern.

After its first suspected Delta variant community case, New Zealand goes into short, sharp...

New Zealanders are back in their bubbles after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a three day alert level 4 lockdown for the entire country, and a seven day period for Auckland...

A promising new treatment for COVID-19 infection

A flowering plant native to North Africa and Western Asia could be utilised in the future treatment of COVID-19 infection.

National Māori Pandemic Group wins recognition for Covid-19 response

A pandemic health initiative won the top award at a celebration of Māori excellence.
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