Friday, June 5, 2020

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Pandemics have caused people to spend time in isolation several times across history. For example, Isaac Newton came up with his ideas about gravity...

A FORM of UV light could be used as an effective disinfectant for coronavirus, according to new research.Far-UVC is a kind of UV ray...

Vulnerable customers of a Scottish housing and care provider are being able to keep in constant contact with friends and family – and where...

An appeal launched to help Fife students affected by the Covid-19 crisis, support vital research at the University of St Andrews, and help the...

One in four drinkers in Scotland are drinking more since lockdown began, according to new research.The study from independent alcohol education charity, Drinkaware, found...

Between 5 and 6% of Britain’s population had been infected with Covid-19 by the last third of April, according to a new study from...

   According to a YouGov opinion survey, 61 per cent of Scots say they walk more now than they did before the pandemic measures, the...

Mental health issues among police officers are a “substantial health concern,” with around 1 in 4 potentially drinking at hazardous levels and around 1...

Pregnant women who take the thrush treatment fluconazole orally appear to have a  higher risk of giving birth to a baby with muscle and...

Wearing a face mask or other covering over the mouth and nose reduces the forward distance travelled by an exhaled breath by more than...

A University of Dundee researcher has uncovered why parasitic worm infections seem to protect people from developing asthma, paving the way for potential future...

A rapid review of recommendations to re-open dental services, led by academics from the Universities of Dundee and Aberdeen, has been praised by the...

A TEAM of scientists has developed a way to help treats bacterial infections such as Tuberculosis (TB) using light and sound.The group, led by the...

Survey of more than 14,000 school staff shows only 0.6% per cent think social distancing possible with very young childrenAlmost 96% of school support staff are worried reopening schools too early will...

New research shows Scots now more likely to go to hospital or their GP with non COVID-19 symptoms compared to last month.New research has...

A NEW campaign inspired by Florence Nightingale is to be launched on International Nurses Day later this month. Known as The Lady with the Lamp,...

Household factors such as access to outdoor space, overcrowding as well as financial and employment precarities make some households significantly more vulnerable to the...

New international research reveals warming in temperate regions leads to species gains at sea, but not on land.The research, led by scientists from the...

STUDENT mental health is being neglected during Covid-19 and storing up problems for the future - a leading psychiatrist has said. Dr Jane Morris, from...

The University of St Andrews has been awarded three research projects as part of the Scottish Government’s Covid-19 Rapid Research programme.Ministers commissioned rapid research...
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