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Preventive drugs halve malaria cases in African schoolchildren
Fungal eye infections leave over half a million people blinded each year
Major new research programme could fast-track health service improvement in low and middle-income countries
Research funding boost to help reduce impacts of COVID-19 across low- and middle-income countries
LSHTM to jointly lead new study of COVID-19 infections in schools
Young adults face higher risk of severe disease from infections than school-age children
Vaccine trials must engage with communities or risk failure, say social scientists
Drug-resistant bacteria responsible for Yaws comeback revealed by genomic data
New way of giving tranexamic acid will help frontline responders save lives of trauma victims
New way of giving life-saving drug will help frontline responders save lives of trauma victims
UK Prime Minister visits site of UK’s forthcoming Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre
First genetic evidence of in-flight COVID-19 transmission
LSHTM to evaluate public attitudes towards new COVID-19 contact-tracing app
Alcohol industry funded organisations undermining health information through ‘dark nudge’ and ‘sludge’
£3.8 million funding boost to investigate alcohol misuse in humanitarian settings
LSHTM awarded new funding for research into coronavirus transmission
HRH Duchess of Cornwall meets dogs who could detect COVID-19
Households buying high volumes of sugary or diet soft drinks linked to low socio-economic status and less healthy
Antiretroviral therapy fails to treat one-third of HIV patients in Malawi hospital
Following ‘Eatwell Guide’ diet could reduce your risk of dying early and lower your environmental footprint
World Mosquito Program’s Wolbachia method dramatically reduces dengue incidence in Indonesia
Is Malaria a risk factor for COVID-19? New LSHTM project aims to find out
Volunteers needed for COVID-19 detection dog trial
LSHTM wins two awards for research into expanding vaccine access and combatting misinformation
Backward contact tracing could help double effectiveness of test & trace system
Nepal lockdown halved health facility births and increased stillbirths and newborn deaths
Volunteers from North West England needed for COVID-19 detection dog trial
Effective testing and contact tracing is essential for schools to safely open during COVID-19 pandemic
Former England football captain heads call for brain health study volunteers
International collaboration, innovation and excellent science – Peter Piot on why UK participation
Modelling study predicts additional cancer deaths in England due to delayed diagnoses during COVID-19 pandemic
Benefits of routine childhood vaccines far outweigh risks of additional COVID-19 transmission in Africa
New streamlined approach to treat acute malnutrition brings same recovery in children at lower cost
OpenSAFELY: factors associated with COVID-19 death in 17 million patients
LSHTM to play key role in ground-breaking new study into long-term health impacts of coronavirus
Rapid local sequencing generates first Ugandan SARS-CoV-2 full genomes
Work begins on UK system for estimating COVID-19 cases from wastewater
DecodeME, largest ever DNA study into myalgic encephalomyelitis, awarded £3.2m funding
TB cases and deaths predicted to spike due to COVID-19
World’s largest public agricultural research network launches COVID-19 Hub to support global scientific response
How does age relate to COVID-19 rates and symptom severity?
Estimates suggest one in five people worldwide have an underlying health condition that could increase their risk
Large-scale testing and tracing is likely to prevent a second COVID-19 wave
‘Hygiene Hub’ links science to action to help save lives during COVID-19
BBC Contagion experiment offers insights into COVID-19 control strategies
Persistent depression is more likely in those who also experience symptoms of anxiety
Children appear half as likely to catch COVID-19 as adults
Inactivity caused by COVID-19 lockdowns risks chronic disease spike