Global consortium launches new study into long-term effects of COVID-19 – University of Oxford

The International Severe Acute Respiratory and emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC), based at Oxford University, in collaboration with Dr Janet Scott, of the MRC-University of Glasgow’s Centre for Virus Research, has launched a longitudinal observational study to measure prevalence and risk factors of long-term health and psychosocial consequences of COVID-19. The researchers are inviting hospitals and […]

Pregnant women with COVID-19 may be at higher risk of intensive care admission and could give birth early – University of Birmingham

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are less likely to show common symptoms, may be at higher risk of intensive care admission and could give birth early, new international study finds. The study analysed the outcomes of 11,432 pregnant and recently pregnant women from the USA, Europe, Central and South-East Asia and South America. Pregnant women, hospitalised […]

Study launched to investigate how our diet has changed during lockdown – University of Nottingham

A new study investigating how people’s eating habits and access to food has been affected during lockdown has been launched. Volunteers from across the UK are needed to take part in the COVID-19 Dietary Study being carried out by the Division of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Nottingham. The online study will provide valuable […]

Study to understand how parents are coping with homeschooling – University of Winchester

Most parents of school-age children are now responsible for home schooling them, as the coronavirus lockdown in the UK continues. But without any experience or time to prepare, and alongside weathering the pandemic, jobs and other caring responsibilities, how are parents coping with the realities of ensuring their children carry on learning while schools are […]

How sleep during lockdown affects older people – University of Bristol

Study to examine how sleep during lockdown affects older people with or without dementia The questionnaire-led study, called SleepQuest, aims to understand sleep quality, mental health and circadian rhythms in older people.  Up to 5,000 participants will be recruited through Join Dementia Research, social media and older people’s networks. The researchers believe that the current […]

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