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Pandemics News

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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Virus comes back to life in a survivor of Ebola

New Scientist - 18-Mar-2021

Ebola survivor harboured the virus for 5 years & transmission could spark new outbreaks

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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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2020 might be the deadliest year for America

Guardian - 22-Dec-2020

Life expectancy to drop by 3 years - greatest cut off since World War II

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UV LED light - a new hope amidst the pandemic

Medical News Today - 20-Dec-2020

Effective in killing human coronavirus - residential use not recommended due to hazardous effects

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Robots to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic

Medical Expo - 18-Dec-2020

No risk of spreading the virus or getting infected - will reinforce the health task-force

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An AI tool that helps personalise COVID-19 treatment decisions

ZDNet - 15-Dec-2020

Has halved the mortality rates despite the second wave of the pandemic

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Covid-19 has reverted life expectancy levels back to 2010

Guardian - 10-Dec-2020

Coronavirus slashed the upward trend of life expectancy in England and Wales

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A drug that reverses ageing to help fight COVID

Connecticut Post - 17-Nov-2020

Elderly have a higher mortality risk with COVID - reversing ageing could reduce it

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Study finds patients with good vitamin D levels half as likely to die of coronavirus

Independent - 26-Sep-2020

Definitely no harm in taking normal levels of vitamin D supplements - and could save your life

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Coronavirus gives extra incentive for smokers to kick the habit

BBC - 15-Jul-2020

1.5 times as many smokers quit in the last year than usual - a rare long-term benefit of the pandemic

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The deadly link between air pollution and coronavirus

Guardian - 13-Jul-2020

An analysis to answer whether quality of air affects rise in pandemic cases

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Robotic scientists can do lab work faster

BBC - 06-Jul-2020

Does not mean that machines will be able to replace human scientists

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