Tag: UK


The Effects of Omicron in the UK

December 16, 2021

Via: Abby Hallett

The global pandemic has brought about many changes in the UK. When COVID-19 first erupted and quickly spread across the globe, panic flooded the UK. Toilet paper became a commodity, and face-to-face interactions became a dream for millions around the […]


New variant may not have changed COVID-19 pandemic course in UK, says study

March 19, 2021

Via: The Medical News

With the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the world entered a phase of social restrictions which limited routine social and economic activities covering a wide spectrum, accompanied […]

Innovation, Medical Devices, Regulatory

No-deal Brexit and the medical device industry: what to expect

September 24, 2019


Considering the sheer scale of the sector, talk of border delays, technical hold-ups and stockpiling bodybags hasn’t exactly painted a hopeful picture of the situation, and the overarching impact of no-deal on medical devices could be huge. The UK has […]

Innovation, Research

Study finds sniffer dogs detect malaria faster than diagnostic tests

October 31, 2018


The latest demonstration could potentially lead to the first rapid and non-invasive test for malaria. The research was conducted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Durham University, Medical Detection Dogs (MDD) and the University of Dundee. […]