COVID-19 leads to cognitive and behavioural problems in patients, new study reveals

(Vienna, Monday, 21 June, 2021) COVID-19 patients suffer from cognitive and behavioural problems two months after being discharged from hospital, a new study presented at the 7th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) has found. Issues with memory, spatial awareness and information processing problems were identified as possible overhangs from the virus in…

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New technique allows for identification of potential drugs to fight resistant bacteria

Washington, DC – June 20, 2021 – Researchers from the Miami University in Ohio have optimized a new technique that will allow scientists to evaluate how potential inhibitors work on antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This technique, called native state mass spectrometry, provides a quick way for scientists to identify the best candidates for effective clinical drugs, particularly…

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Fathers’ wellbeing highlighted; part of new interactive resources for new parents’ mental health

On International Fathers’ Mental Health Day, the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), in partnership with Dr Ranjana Das and Dr Paul Hodkinson from the University of Surrey, is delighted to announce the launch of three new ‘Factographics’ interactive resources – designed to better support the mental health of new mothers and fathers. Mental health problems…

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E-Cards Are Back, Thanks to the Pandemic

Nearly a generation after the electronic postcard was introduced, digital greeting cards experienced an increase in demand last year as the pandemic isolated people from their social circles. With in-person interactions reduced and stores closed, people seeking to connect with family, friends and co-workers embraced e-cards, a gimmick that had a heyday in an earlier…

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