Sunday, June 4, 2023

Key to fighting chronic inflammation in severe COVID

A treatment to prevent runaway inflammation in patients with severe COVID-19 is a step closer after a University of Queensland-led study into how immune cells respond to the virus.

What else is in a flush? UCalgary researchers are going to find out

Calgary researchers behind the hugely successful COVID-19 wastewater monitoring program and online COVID tracker are convinced of the potential of wastewater as a public health tool,­ and they’re not alone.

Energy insecurity worsened in remote Australia during COVID

Residents of remote Indigenous communities who prepay for access to electricity experienced unrelenting energy insecurity during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU).

New research reveals Covid lessons for employers to better support working parents

Research published today by Queen Mary University of London details how flexible working lessons from the pandemic can foster more family-friendly work practices.

Virtual visit program helps people living with dementia in care homes connect with family...

Video calls became a lifeline for many people during the restrictions of the early COVID-19 pandemic, allowing families to catch up, employees to work and patients to meet their doctors, all without ever leaving home.

Analysis: Ageism and the pandemic: How Canada continues to let older adults suffer and...

Three years into this pandemic, most Canadians have taken off their masks and many have stopped getting booster shots.

Students who played sports before the pandemic did better during lockdowns

A history of participating in campus recreational sports can offset stress and contribute to academic competence even during high-stress periods such as a pandemic lockdown, shows a new study.

Emergency department visits for attempted suicides rose globally among youth during pandemic

Even though paediatric emergency department visits decreased greatly overall during the COVID-19 pandemic, a newly published study led out of the University of Calgary shows there...

Smoking rates surge during COVID-19

University of Queensland researchers have found nicotine consumption in Australia increased by 30 per cent during the early stages of COVID-19.

National industry award for Covid-19 air quality study

A study, which created the first ever guidance on how to design and operate non-domestic buildings to minimise the spread of airborne viruses...
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