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ASAP Innovations: Pioneers of the personal protective equipment industry

ASAP Innovations: Pioneers of the personal protective equipment industry

As the COVID-19 crisis has evolved and the pandemic has just about taken its toll on almost every sector across the globe, those working...
biosensors

XPhyto Therapeutics’ biosensors: taking rapid testing to the next level

Testing for coronaviruses may soon take no more than a couple of minutes thanks to XPhyto’s enzyme-based biosensor diagnostic technology. A Canadian-headquartered life sciences company...
wound healing

Innovative wound healing that utilises the body’s own defence system

Colzyx is developing a new generation of bioactive wound dressing that accelerates healing and combats infections, including those that are multi-drug resistant. A novel medical...
waterless bathing products

Exploring the benefits of waterless bathing products

Infection prevention company GAMA Healthcare explains how innovative waterless bathing products could help to reduce the risk of infection transmission, improve patient care, and...
chronic wounds

Combatting the pandemic of chronic wounds with Debrichem®

As COVID-19 shifted attention and medical resources from the community, chronic wounds are causing a pandemic of their own. However, DEBX Medical’s Debrichem® aims...
Environmental Protection Agency: Safeguarding public health

The Environmental Protection Agency: Safeguarding public health

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has a key role to play in ensuring only safe products reach the market, something of increasing importance...
COVID-19 variants

COVID-19 variants will require infection control measures post-vaccination

Even after the implementation of widespread vaccination protocols, robust infection control measures will need to be enforced to prevent the spread of COVID-19 variants,...
Long-COVID-vaccine

Long COVID risk reduced by almost half after double vaccine dose

Receiving two COVID-19 vaccine doses reduces a person’s risk of experiencing long COVID by almost half, a new study has shown. Research led by King’s...
antibody

COVID-19 antibody surveillance programme launched in the UK

A new antibody surveillance scheme will be introduced in the UK to improve understanding of immunity against COVID-19 from vaccination and infection. Launching on Tuesday...
delta-variant

COVID-19 vaccines are still effective against Delta variant, study confirms

Two COVID-19 vaccine doses provide the most effective protection from the Delta variant in the UK, a new study has shown. Researchers from the University...
COVID-19-universities

On-site vaccinations and phased return could make universities safer

Offering COVID-19 vaccines on campus and introducing phased returns in the autumn is key to making universities safer, public health experts have said. In an...

Achiko: Healthcare innovations for easy COVID-19 management

Specialising in research, innovation, biotechnology, healthcare, and mobile application development, Achiko provides a multi-faceted diagnostic approach to infection control and COVID-19 management. Managing the COVID-19...
intranasal-vaccine

Pre-clinical trials show intranasal COVID-19 vaccine reduces infection risk

Researchers have made a significant breakthrough in the development of an intranasal COVID-19 vaccine. Scientists from Lancaster University have carried out pre-clinical trials of a...
hepatitis-C

Blueprint revealed for delivering hepatitis C treatment to drug users

An expert guide to delivering hepatitis C testing and treatment to people who inject drugs could help to eliminate the virus, scientists say. Following a...
detect-viruses

Contactless technique developed to detect viruses on surfaces

A prototype technique to remotely detect viruses deposited on a surface has been developed by researchers in Spain. The ongoing project, carried out by the...
malaria transmission

Malaria transmission potentially eradicated with discovery of new microbe

A team of scientists in Kenya has uncovered a new microbe that may effectively mitigate malaria transmission, creating new methods to combat the deadly...
SARS-CoV-2-infection

Cholesterol drug could reduce SARS-CoV-2 infection by up to 70%

Scientists have identified a licensed drug that they say could significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection. An international study, led by the University of...
antimicrobial-resistance

Greater effort needed to reduce antimicrobial resistance, researchers say

Current measures to reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care are not enough to prevent the rise of drug-resistant infection in England, a new report...
double-vaccinated

Double vaccine dose halves COVID-19 infection risk, study estimates

COVID-19 infection rates in England are three times lower in double vaccinated people, the findings from the recent REACT-1 report have revealed. The latest findings...

Nova Biologicals: Meeting food safety standards to prevent infection

The experts from microbiological testing specialist Nova Biologicals outline the best ways to uphold food safety standards and prevent bacterial infections. Food standards Food safety has...

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