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Health - May 29
Black and south Asian ethnic groups in England appear to be at higher risk of COVID-19, as well as hospitalisation with the disease. New UK Biobank research, led by the University of Glasgow and published today in BMC Medicine , has found that black and south Asian ethnic groups have a higher risk of testing positive with SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19.
Health - May 27

As the world races to understand more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are gaining increasing amounts of information about the viral components that make up the infectious particles.

Health - May 22

The University of Glasgow is one of six universities to have contributed to the largest cohort study to date on the detailed characterisation of hospital COVID-19 patients in the world.

Health - May 20

New suite of online courses launched to meet some of the challenges of Covid-19 - The University of Glasgow has launched seven new online courses, known as microcredentials, tailored to provide vital new skills and that are particularly relevant to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Social Sciences - May 19

A new report, published today by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, on the health and social well-being of schoolchildren from 45 countries, including the UK, shows that adolescent mental well-being declined in many countries between 2014 and 2018.

Life Sciences - May 14

Research reveals the extent of grey seals' maternal sacrifice. Atlantic grey seals, the largest of the two seal species found around British, northern European and North American and Canadian shores, make a huge maternal sacrifice for their pups, new research has revealed.

Health - May 26

Weight, blood pressure and blood fat elevations are greater in young people who develop type 2 diabetes. The study, led by the Universities of Glasgow and Manchester and published today in Diabetologia, examined known risk factors for heart disease between people with and without type 2 diabetes at similar ages.

Health - May 22

The University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGGC) are supporting the University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trials in health and care staff.

Health - May 20

University of Glasgow researcher on (BHF) in Scotland are supporting global efforts to combat Covid-19 and better understand its wider effects on people with heart and circulatory diseases. A number of projects under the Scottish Government's Rapid Research programme are underway, including two involving scientists from the BHF's Centre for Research Excellence at the University of Glasgow.

Life Sciences - May 18

Climate change could leave freshwater fish with bigger brains but a reduced ability to effectively explore their surroundings, scientists have found. In order to survive, the world's aquatic life will need to adapt to the warmer waters which global heating will produce in the coming decades.

Health - May 13

The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected three prominent University of Glasgow scientists to their highly prestigious fellowship.

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