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REACT study update: Coronavirus antibodies in 14% of England’s population

A study of 155,000 people has shown that around 14% of England’s population has evidence of antibodies against the coronavirus. The Im...

  • 25/02/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Imperials' REACT study expanded to help better understand Long COVID

A team of Imperial College London researchers has been awarded £5.5 million from the Government to study Long COVID. Carried out in pa...

  • 19/02/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Heart & circulation, Infectious diseases, Inflammation, Multiple Conditions

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People from the North East play leading role in getting Oxford COVID vaccine approved

People in the North East have played a key role in leading to today’s announcement to approve the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine i...

  • 30/12/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Fifth COVID-19 vaccine to be tested at four UK sites - including Newcastle

A UK developed vaccine and the only one so far to use an inactive version of the virus is to be trialled on UK participants from today ...

  • 16/12/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Imperial College study shows coronavirus antibody prevalence falling in England

Tests on more than 365,000 people in England between 20 June and 28 September have shown that the antibody response to the virus that c...

  • 27/10/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Usability testing of coronavirus antibody kits: From a Zoom call with the public to a study of 14,400 people

When Imperial College was approached to run a programme of antibody testing that could estimate how many people in England had already ...

  • 28/08/2020
  • Health & wellbeing, Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera

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Antibody testing on children: What's acceptable?

Between 18-21 June 2020, an engagement and research team at Imperial College London carried out an online public involvement survey to ...

  • 03/07/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Carers, Children & young people, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera

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Why cheese may help control your blood sugar

Mmmm, cheese – a food as nutritious as it is delicious. Or is it? On the one hand, cheese is an excellent source of minerals like calci...

  • 22/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Diabetes, Healthy living & wellbeing

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Lab-grown blood vessels given to people who need dialysis

Human blood vessels grown in the lab have successfully been added to circulatory systems in people. The blood vessels are grown from th...

  • 05/05/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System

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Education and more awareness campaigns are key to tackling raised blood pressure

Less than half of the population with raised blood pressure are aware they have the condition, says an Imperial expert. Professor Neil ...

  • 21/03/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Blood & Immune System

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Researcher urges food industry to reduce salt in food

The food industry must do more to lower the amount of salt in their products in order to tackle high blood pressure, says an Imperial e...

  • 20/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Healthy living & wellbeing

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Blood Matters – Public Engagement event success!

As part of Blood Cancers awareness month in September, Sarah Pagan, Lab Manager in the Institute of Cellular Medicine, organised a publ...

  • 22/01/2018
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System

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