Long COVID: Can improved sleep cure breathlessness?
A joint study led by The University of Manchester and Leicester has linked disturbed sleep to breathlessness in long COVID patients and proposes possible treatment solutions.
Chris Hemsworth vs. the genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease
Why are some brains more susceptible to neurodegeneration?
The Good Nurse: Prioritising patients over personal gain
The Good Nurse takes a sensitive and informative approach towards depicting true, harrowing events
New blood test could revolutionise cancer treatment
Catching cancer in its early stages can transform patient outcomes – this new test claims to make it easier than ever
How healthcare fails women
Women have been neglected by the healthcare system for centuries. Surely, it’s time for a change.
UK healthcare is structurally sexist – how do we fix it?
What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than by discovering the severe structural sexism of the UK healthcare system?
UoM and the UK lead the way for COVID-19 pill production
UK becomes first country to approve new COVID-19 treatment pill, and the University of Manchester will be a key driver in its production
A new era of alarms
New developments in cardiovascular healthcare at Manchester could save millions of lives
The PPE gap: another risk for women in healthcare
Georgie Selwood takes a look at PPE and whether one size truly fits all.
Are ‘whitewashed’ medical textbooks putting black lives at risk?
Amelia Cummins discusses the potential medical risks black people could face due to underrepresentation in textbooks and literature
Nutritionist vs. Dietitian: know the difference
Dietitian and nutritionist are often used interchangeably. Lifestyle writer Cansel Hashim clarifies the difference
Study shows IVF birth weights are on the rise
University of Manchester research has discovered IVF birthweights are up by 10% on average compared to 25 years ago
Organs on the wrong side of her body
Despite having her appendix removed, the 99-year-old woman never discovered her medical abnormality
Science research has caused Spice to become such a big problem
The synthetic drug problem across Europe and North America has been created inadvertently by scientific journals’ research
Council plans to end new transmissions of HIV within a generation
Leaders in Greater Manchester reaffirm ambitious commitment to end all new cases of HIV for the next 25 years
A live dissection experience: VIVIT
Using the world’s only bespoke semi-synthetic cadaver, VIVIT provide an eerily accurate experience of dissection
First Time: Nathaniel Hall breaks stigma surrounding HIV
Actor and writer Nathaniel Hall talks to Issy Bolitho about his upcoming one-man play that is set to start an honest conversation about being HIV-positive.
DNA sequencing: a bias against some
Modern techniques in DNA sequencing are becoming increasingly advanced. Wasim Askar looks at how DNA tests are used by states, companies, and people.