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Health - Jul 3
Health
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From commencing a space study despite COVID-19 challenges, to a new drug and diet combo treatment for cancer, here is some quick-read news from across the College.
Environment - Jul 3
Environment

A new report from Imperial and Sainsbury's outlines how well-managed fridges can keep food cooler, be greener and cut costs.

Health - Jul 2

An Imperial researcher discussed a trial giving UK COVID-19 patients blood plasma from people who have recovered from coronavirus, in a recent talk. Professor Anthony Gordon, Chair in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at Imperial College London and a Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, is leading a trial to investigate whether convalescent plasma transfusions improve the speed of recovery and chances of survival for patients with COVID-19.

Health - Jul 1

There have been big reductions in people attending hospital A&E departments in England since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a new report. The report looked in detail at the number of people attending Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments in two hospitals in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust , as well as at the wider picture across English hospitals.

Earth Sciences - Jun 30
Earth Sciences

Scientists have for the first time linked the deep Earth's water cycle to earthquakes and volcanic activity.

Environment - Jun 29
Environment

Modelling of the Chicxulub asteroid impact 66 million years ago shows it created a world largely unsuitable for dinosaurs to live in.

Health - Jul 2
Health

Researchers have solved the mystery of why a species of bacteria that causes food poisoning can swim faster in stickier liquids, such as within guts.

Health - Jul 2

The researcher developing a potential new coronavirus vaccine said the technology behind it could also be used for future pandemics, in a recent talk. Professor Robin Shattock, from the Department of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London, is leading the development of a candidate vaccine.

Health - Jul 1
Health

Researchers working on coronavirus shared their latest work with an international community of diplomats, academics, and science attachés.

Health - Jun 30

A study of COVID-19 in the quarantined Italian town of Vò, where most of the population was tested, reveals the importance of asymptomatic cases. The authors of the new research suggest asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of COVID-19.

Health - Jun 29

Children risk becoming 'unseen victims of the COVID-19 pandemic', with evidence suggesting they may be missing routine vaccinations, warn researchers. In a peer-reviewed editorial , published in the BMJ, researchers from Imperial College London warn the UK is at increased risk of infectious diseases such as measles following the COVID pandemic.




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