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Anti-microbial poles for public transport to be made in light of Covid-19 pandemic

A team including researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick, product designers Transport Design International (TDI), anti-microbial additive developers BioCote and Promethean Particles and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), led by Derby based manufacturers Composites Braiding Ltd (CBL), will produce lightweight composite grab-poles with an embedded anti-microbial property in their project AMICABLE, thanks to a £480,000 award from the Innovate UK Smart Grant scheme.

Wed 13 Jan 2021, 10:10 | Tags: Health, WMG, research, UKRI, COVID-19, Sciences

The three days pregnancy sickness is most likely to start pinpointed

Researchers from the University of Warwick have narrowed the time frame that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy will potentially start to just three days for most women, opening up the possibility for scientists to identify a biological cause for the condition.

Tue 12 Jan 2021, 10:38 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

T-ray technology reveals what’s getting under your skin

A new method for analysing the structure of skin using a type of radiation known as T-rays could help improve the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and skin cancer.

Thu 26 Nov 2020, 10:56 | Tags: Physics, Health, research, Health and Medicine

Age is no barrier to successful weight loss, new study finds

Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes, according to a new study from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust that demonstrates that age is no barrier to losing weight.

Fri 20 Nov 2020, 11:37 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Robots and AI to transform hospital’s resilience to disasters such as COVID-19

Dr Leandro Pecchia from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick, has been awarded €13 million for the ODIN project, which will explore the use of robots and artificial intelligence to help ease the pressures on hospitals, which will be crucial also in the recovery of Covid-19 and to help any other future disasters.


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