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All posts in Blood & Immune System


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


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


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


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 calc...

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


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


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


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


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


£35m blood disorder project aims for faster, better patient care

A new project involving Newcastle University experts aims to create better outcomes for patients with blood disorders. The £35 million...

  • 09/01/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System