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Strathclyde study shows pandemic has worsened global childhood physical inactivity crisis – and Scotland is no exception
The report compared 57 countries from six continents to assess global levels and trends in child and adolescent physical activity, resulting in the Global Matrix 4.0 comparison of grades.
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Strathclyde professor receives WHO award for COVID work
Professor Tim Sharpe has been presented with a World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe award in recognition for his work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Largescale long-Covid study finds 1 in 20 not recovered
One of the largest studies to date into the long-term effects of COVID-19 found that 1 in 20 people had not recovered from having COVID-19.
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Lockdown restrictions led to poorer health behaviours according to UWS and Glasgow researchers
Strict lockdown restrictions during peak periods of the COVID-19 pandemic have been linked to poorer health behaviours such as drinking more and exercising less.
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University of Glasgow launches new course to support children and young people in the post-COVID era
The new free two-week online course from the University of Glasgow called “Supporting young people’s mental wellbeing post-COVID”, on the FutureLearn platform, hopes to explore ways to support children and young people post pandemic.
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University of Glasgow say new method of developing diagnostic tests could help tackle future pandemics
In a new paper published today in the journal Nature Communications, researchers from the University of Glasgow in the UK and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China describe how they developed and demonstrated the effectiveness of their system.
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GCU led COVID-19 immunity study reinforces need for booster jabs
The world’s largest study of its kind, led by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), involves 35,768 health workers - 6,000 from Scotland.
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Strathclyde study shows care homes reliant on agency staff more than twice as likely to spread COVID-19
The study which used a hybrid modelling approach showed that care homes that rely heavily on agency staff may be two-and-a-half times more likely to spread COVID-19 to their residents.
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