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New vaccine may offer broad protection against both known and unknown coronaviruses

The Guardian - 06-May-2024

Vaccine has shown the potential to protect mice against range of coronaviruses,

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Clear skies, clear lungs: Asthma emergencies dropped as air quality improved during lockdown

The Guardian - 09-Feb-2024

Insights from Oxford study calls for continued action to improve air quality everywhere

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Life's curveballs can fast-forward your biological clock and make you look older

National Institute on Aging (NIA) - 04-Jan-2024

These age-jumps, measured by DNA changes, can actually reverse once the stressor fades

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Canadians' life expectancy falls in 2022 for the third year in a row

The Canadian Press - 27-Nov-2023

COVID-19 takes a toll, seniors hit hardest, and Atlantic Canada sees highest jump

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COVID-19 continues to take a toll on Japanese life expectancy

Japan Times - 28-Jul-2023

Overall dropped by 0.42 years for men and 0.49 years for women in 2022 - second fall in a row

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Air pollution intensifies Covid-19 impact, mirroring decade-older age

The Guardian - 21-Jun-2023

Scientists advocate for air pollution reduction, emphasizing its potential to improve health outcomes amidst pandemics and flu season

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Diabetes medication metformin could lower long COVID risk by 41%, study suggests

New Scientist - 09-Jun-2023

Metformin may function as an anti-inflammatory and potentially reduce the viral load of SARS-CoV-2

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Biological Age: A Dynamic Response to Severe Stress

Harvard Gazette - 24-Apr-2023

Helping the body recover from stress could contribute to increased longevity

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Deaths from excessive alcohol intake surged in the UK during Covid pandemic

BBC - 08-Dec-2022

A 27% rise in alcohol-related deaths was reported during 2019-21, with more men affected than women

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England and Wales see slight increase in life expectancy in 2021 - official figure to follow

BBC - 17-Oct-2022

Only 4 out of 31 countries studies have seen their period life expectancy recover since 2020

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Covid restrictions provided unique real-world experiment with reduced air pollution

The Guardian - 26-Jan-2022

Big drop in NO2 produced biggest benefit, less significant drops seen in PM2.5 and PM10

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Senolytic drugs improved survival rates in coronavirus-infected mice

SENS Research Foundation - 07-Oct-2021

Boosts immune response by clearing senescent cells; a potential treatment for COVID-19 in humans

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Covid-19 hit hardest in men, cutting their life expectancy by over an year

BBC - 23-Sep-2021

Life expectancy will recover in the future, but with a 'slower growth'

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A 12-week Better Health campaign to help you lose weight and stay active

BBC - 26-Jul-2021

Free support and guidance to shed those excess kilos gained during lockdown

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US life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years in 2020, mostly due to COVID-19

Independent - 21-Jul-2021

Largest drop since world war II, mainly affecting Black and Hispanic Americans

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UK recorded more deaths than births for first time in 40 years

BBC - 25-Jun-2021

Covid may not be the only reason; fewer births and older population also fuel death rates

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US life expectancy records biggest fall due to covid pandemic

Guardian - 23-Jun-2021

Health inequalities mainly affected life expectancy of minority groups

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Robot Scientist uses AI to find cure for covid-19

Chalmers University of Technology - 03-Jun-2021

Speeds up drug discovery process, allowing researchers to find new treatments for deadly diseases

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Air purifiers in safari buses to protect passengers from pollution and pathogens

Air Quality News - 17-May-2021

AirLabs' devices claims to remove coronavirus in the air - improves public transport during pandemic

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Sweat sensor spots early signs of COVID-19 cytokine storms

Medgadget - 16-Apr-2021

Early diagnosis of respiratory infections with sweat sensor could enable early treatment to save lives

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BioAge's anti-ageing drug to treat Covid-19 enters phase 2 trial

Longevity Technology - 22-Mar-2021

Reverses immune ageing and can prevent death from coronavirus infection in the elderly

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Cancer vaccines based on mRNA technology will be available soon

Sky News - 19-Mar-2021

Science behind developing Covid-19 vaccines could bring us cancer shots too

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Previous Covid-19 infection may be protective for 5 months

BBC - 14-Jan-2021

Some might get re-infected & transmit the virus - should stay at home

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A New COVID antibody test to check if you need a vaccine

Medical Xpress - 29-Dec-2020

This rapid test can assess your level of immunity and post-vaccine tolerability

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Activewear brand Lorna Jane makes 'anti-virus' claims: taken to court

BBC - 23-Dec-2020

Such claims made by trusted companies without a scientific basis mislead the public

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