Health and wellbeing blog

The research in our Health and Wellbeing theme aims to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments.

In this research theme blog, we cover topics including self-care, sport and exercise, mental wellbeing, diseases and medical advancements.

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The research in our Health and Wellbeing theme aims to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments.

In this research theme blog, we cover topics including self-care, sport and exercise, mental wellbeing, diseases and medical advancements.

95 posts found

Melatonin: should I take it help me sleep? Over the years, I have seen an enormous increase in the use of melatonin, but there are some concerns that I have that are worth sharing

18 March 2022 7 min read

Lourdes M. DelRosso writes for The Conversation on how melatonin can be used to aid sleep, as well as the concerns she has over its increased use

A woman asleep

Sleep Quality: How Restless Sleep Can Affect How You Feel During The Day PhD graduate and co-chair of World Sleep Day, Lourdes DelRosso, describes a new sleep disorder

17 March 2022 3 min read

Lourdes DelRosso, Co-Chair of World Sleep Day, shares her research on restless sleep disorder and how iron supplementation can improve sleep quality.

Child sleeping restlessly

Vaccine trial misconduct allegation – could it damage trust in science? The effectiveness of vaccines is particularly impressive, but if recent allegations can be proven, they would indicate that time and financial pressures may have led to serious misconduct

09 November 2021 Dr Simon Kolstoe 5 min read

Dr Simon Kolstoe writes for The Conversation on the whistleblower who alleges that Pfizer falsified data, unblinded patients, employed inadequately trained vaccinators, and did not follow up on adverse events during one of the final trials

A nurse putting a plaster on someone's arm after they have received the covid vaccination