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  • COVID-19 linked to increase in type 1 diabetes in children

    COVID-19 linked to increase in type 1 diabetes in children0

    A new study suggests there could be a link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 diabetes in children.  Thirty children in hospitals across north-west London presented with new-onset type 1 diabetes during the peak of the pandemic, approximately double the number of cases typically seen in this period in previous years, with clusters of

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  • protein linked to omega-3 fatty acids shows promise

    protein linked to omega-3 fatty acids shows promise0

    Though asthma affects almost 340 million people worldwide, there is still no cure. The respiratory disease frequently develops in childhood, and can cause asthma “attacks” where the lungs become inflamed and the airways constricted, causing breathing difficulty and wheezing. These attacks are caused by a number of factors, including pollution, allergens, and smoking. The condition

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  • ‘Hundreds’ demand Covid tests after 10 cases linked to pub outbreak

    ‘Hundreds’ demand Covid tests after 10 cases linked to pub outbreak0

    The National Trust is planning to make 1,200 staff redundant as it looks to save £100 million in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The conservation and heritage charity, which has 5.6 million members, said it has lost almost £200 million as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, which shut all of its houses, gardens,

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  • Kawasaki-like syndrome linked to COVID-19 in children is a new condition

    Kawasaki-like syndrome linked to COVID-19 in children is a new condition0

    A study on children suffering from severe inflammatory symptoms shows the condition is new and distinct from Kawasaki disease. In April, researchers in the UK and several European countries with high numbers of COVID-19 cases recognised a new inflammatory syndrome in children that was similar to Kawasaki disease, a rare syndrome known to affect young

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  • Air pollution linked to mental health issues

    Air pollution linked to mental health issues0

    People who grow up in areas with poor air quality are more likely to develop depression and bipolar disorder in later life, a new study has suggested. Analysis of health data from millions of patients found a “significant link” between mental health disorders and exposure to air pollution, especially in childhood. The research, based on

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  • How a brilliant 18th century linguist linked the Celtic languages

    How a brilliant 18th century linguist linked the Celtic languages0

    The Scottish Gaelic language is experiencing a new surge of interest in Scotland and further afield. A Gaelic course launched on language learning app Duolingo in November 2019 has attracted 232,000 active learners in just four months, meaning there are just over four times more learners than there are Gaelic speakers in Scotland. Education in

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