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Read all of our latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni.
8 posts found

Five ways fish are more like humans than you realise

31 March 2021 4 min read

Dr Matt Parker writes for the Conversation on facts and misconceptions about fish

School of fish

Investigating SARS-CoV-2 in university settings – an update

09 March 2021 5 min read

Dr Sam Robson writes for COG-UK about COVID-19 infections in higher education institutes

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Manuka honey, used in catheters, is proving effective in tackling infection Dr Fouch's sweet approach to battling bad bacteria

17 December 2020 2 min read

Patients undergoing hospital treatment can face a challenge to recovery due to bacteria resistant to antibiotics.

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How stress shapes our brains Stress and trauma can shape the physical processes of our nervous systems

07 December 2020 3 min read

Professor Jerome Swinny is building new connections between our mental wellbeing and the health of our bodies in the latest episode of Life Solved.

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Is prescribing drugs ‘off label’ bad medicine?

08 December 2017 5 min read

In the UK, doctors and other prescribers are discouraged from prescribing drugs off-label but it is still done.

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