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UofG researchers report how novel diabetes drugs work to improve the prognosis of patients with heart failure
Scientists at the University of Glasgow have furthered the understanding of how novel diabetes drugs can improve prognosis for patients with heart failure.
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New clinical trial launched for early treatment of COVID
A potential treatment for COVID-19, which has shown early promise in China and Japan, will be trialled in NHSGGC in colloboration with the University of Glasgow. Glasgow is the first area in Scotland to have access to the drug, which can be taken at home when patients are in the…
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Professor awarded £2.9 million to support pioneering malaria research
Professor Steven Sinkins, Professor at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR), has been awarded almost £3m to continue his pioneering mosquito symbiont work by Open Philanthropy.
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Study aims to REACH out to heart failure patients
The Universities of Dundee, Glasgow, Exeter, Birmingham, Cambridge, and York have received £2.4 million to lead a clinical trial of a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme for people with heart failure and their caregivers.
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Young people recruited to harness smartphones to improve mental health and wellbeing
Young people across Europe are being recruited to a trial to put their smartphone usage to good use, via an app designed to prevent anxiety and depression and improve wellbeing.
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Glasgow scientists pinpoint possible reasons for cross-species viral spread
Infectious disease emergence is often the result of a pathogen entering a new host species, as highlighted by COVID-19. However, most cross-species transmissions fail to establish in the newly- infected species.
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High blood pressure medication unlikely to increase risk of COVID-19
Fears that people with high blood pressure are more at risk from severe Covid-19 because it is easier for the virus to enter their cells and tissues have been laid to rest, thanks to research by an international team of scientists.
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Glasgow pinpointed as one of the best in world for dealing with dementia
Glasgow has been pinpointed as one of the best cities in the world for dealing with dementia, according to a worldwide study.
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