Antibodies found in alpacas ‘may prevent Covid-19 infection in humans’

This post was originally published on this siteAntibody fragments found in alpacas may help stop coronavirus infecting humans, scientists believe. Researchers say that the tiny proteins made by

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Contact tracing apps ‘unlikely to contain Covid-19 spread without support’

This post was originally published on this siteContact tracing apps are unlikely to be effective in reducing the spread of coronavirus unless there is a large-scale uptake by the population and

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Plastic ingested by seabirds ‘could release toxic chemicals in their stomach’, scientists say

This post was originally published on this siteSmall pieces of plastic ingested by seabirds could release toxic chemicals in their stomachs and pose a threat to their long-term health, scientists

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UK coronavirus transmission rates ‘may be increasing’

This post was originally published on this siteThe growth rate of coronavirus transmission, which reflects how quickly the number of infections is changing day by day, has changed slightly across

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Researchers identify three new genetic variants linked to breast cancer in men

This post was originally published on this siteScientists have identified three new variations in DNA that increase the risk of breast cancer in men, taking the total number to five. The variants

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Heart disease imaging technique may also spot aggressive cancers – study

This post was originally published on this siteA type of smart scan used in people with heart disease could also help spot aggressive cancers in children and provide early signs of whether a

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Both smoking and vaping can ‘damage arteries and increase lung disease risk’

This post was originally published on this siteBoth smoking and vaping can stiffen the arteries and increase the risk of developing adverse lung conditions, scientists have said. Their findings

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People in 50s who are obese face higher dementia risk

This post was originally published on this sitecomments. HAVE YOUR SAY. Scientists from University College London (UCL), who conducted the research, say this risk may be particularly high for

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Patients who have recovered ‘might still carry virus’

This post was originally published on this sitePatients who have recovered from Covid-19 should be closely monitored to see if they are still carrying the virus, even after their quarantine

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Spending time in the garden good for health and well-being, study suggests

This post was originally published on this siteSpending time in the garden may be beneficial for overall health and psychological well-being, according to a new study. These benefits apply to

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