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Third of low-income households unable to pay bills, finds research

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Byna 4 million low-income households are behind on rent, bills or debt payments, up threefold since the pandemic hit, according to a study revealing the growing cost of the living crisis facing the UK’s poorest fami...

Schools should stay open as greatest risk of Covid transmission is in households, research finds

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Despite Delta being more transmissible than earlier Covid-19 variants, in Australia few children and adolescents who get the virus have severe symptoms, and schools should only be closed under exceptional circumstance...

How my ivermectin research led to Twitter death threats

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The story of online threats and abuse is very dark. In early 2021, my research team was analysing a new drug called ivermectin. In the first clinical trials, this drug seemed to prevent new infections and improve surv...

Natural bacteria could wipe out dengue-carrying mosquitos, Australian research suggests

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Infecting dengue-carrying mosquitoes with a strain of naturally occurring bacteria can drastically reduce their numbers, new Australian research has found. In a trial in three north Queensland communities, researchers...

Met police tweets may encourage young people to carry knives, research finds

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Young people may be nudged into carrying knives by the police, research has found, as a new count showed the Metropolitan police circulated more than 2,100 images of seized knives on Twitter in a year. In the same per...

Covid can infect cells in pancreas that make insulin, navorsing toon

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Covid-19 can infect insulin-producing cells in the pancreas and change their function, potentially explaining why some previously healthy people develop diabetes after catching the virus. Doctors are increasingly conc...

We must fight gender inequality in healthcare research

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Jessica Nordell raises several important issues facing women and people from ethnic minorities in accessing quality healthcare (The bias that blinds: why some people get dangerously different medical care, The long re...

Labour would double dementia research spending, shadow health secretary to say

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Labour will double spending on dementia research if it wins power to help British scientists’ efforts to find a cure, the shadow health secretary will pledge. Jonathan Ashworth will commit Labour to increasing investm...

Kinders het meer klimaatrampe as hul grootouers, navorsing toon

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Mense wat vandag gebore word, sal gedurende hul leeftyd baie keer meer ernstige hittegolwe en ander klimaatrampe ly as hul grootouers, navorsing het getoon. Die studie is die eerste om die kontrasterende ervaring te beoordeel..

Thinktank calls for carbon trading desk for small farmers and climate-focused livestock research

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The Australian government should establish a fixed-price carbon trading desk for small farmers, and fund practical advice and research for livestock producers if agriculture is going to thrive in a net zero future, a ...

Millions with eye conditions at higher risk of dementia, shows research

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Millions of people with eye conditions including age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetes-related eye disease have an increased risk of developing dementia, new research shows. Vision impairment can be...

International research shows ‘strong evidence’ linking vaping to cigarette smoking

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Young people who use e-cigarettes are more likely to take up tobacco cigarettes, according to an international review of research into vaping. People under 20 who used vapes were more than three times as likely to hav...

Proceeds from Sarah Harding’s last single to fund cancer research

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Proceeds from Sarah Harding’s last single are to be used to fund research by the cancer treatment centre that cared for her prior to her death. Her final release, Wear It Like a Crown, topped the iTunes chart in March...

Animals ‘shapeshifting’ in response to climate crisis, research finds

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Animals are increasingly “shapeshifting” because of the climate crisis, researchers have said. Warm-blooded animals are changing their physiology to adapt to a hotter climate, the scientists found. This includes getti...

Extreme views and conspiracism rising among England’s pupils, research finds

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Teachers are reporting a rise in extremist views and conspiracy theories among pupils, which they warn will be left to fester unless schools equip them with training and resources to tackle dangerous thinking and ideo...

Meat-rich diet of 14th-century monks caused digestive issues, research finds

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It may have seemed a good day for medieval monks when a papal decree allowed them to start eating meat including mutton, beef, pork and venison. It was not so good for their bowels. Research by English Heritage sheds ...

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