Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Saliva test could provide early warning for severe COVID cases

Saliva samples could soon be key to predicting the severity of someone's case of COVID-19, allowing hospitals to triage patients effectively, according to new research from the University of Surrey.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stimulating the gut–brain nerve can influence emotion

Stimulating the vagus nerve, which provides a direct link between the gut and brain, makes people pay less attention to sad facial expressions. This research study by psychologists Katerina Johnson and Laura Steenbergen is ...

Biomedical technology

Rapid method shown to detect infection in cystic fibrosis

Southampton researchers have demonstrated a quick and accurate method to diagnose bacterial infections. The technique has the potential to detect infections in cystic fibrosis patients in minutes rather than days.

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