Time spent playing video games can be good for your wellbeing, according to a new study which looked at data provided by games firms.
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The European Space Agency (ESA) has given the green light to the world’s first space telescope – dubbed the planet hunter – to study the atmospheres of planets outside our solar system.
The UK is making plans to roll out a coronavirus vaccine as soon as one is approved.
Severe coronavirus infection appears to be rare in newborn babies, a new study suggests.
Having coronavirus may be linked to an increase in a person’s risk of psychiatric disorders, and having a psychiatric disorder is linked to an increased chance of contracting Covid-19, a new study suggests.
Governments should consider incentivising people to get a Covid-19 vaccine in order to achieve the required level of herd immunity, an expert has said.
Coronavirus antibodies fall by half in less than 90 days and fall faster in younger adults, new research suggests.
Drugs giant AstraZeneca has confirmed it expects to present the data from its Covid-19 vaccine, being developed with the University of Oxford, by the end of the year.
Researchers looking at coronavirus treatments for the over 50s are considering including younger people in the trials as issues surrounding long Covid become clearer.
Parks and libraries should be closed as a “last resort” during any potential future lockdowns, researchers have said.
Researchers in the UK are not able to agree on when they think a coronavirus vaccine will be available, but they seem optimistic that one will be developed.
The University of Oxford’s vaccine candidate showed promising signs when tested in a small number of monkeys, according to a new study.
Results of a human trial of a coronavirus vaccine could be available by the middle of June, an expert has said.
A trial of coronavirus drugs aimed at over-50s, who are vulnerable to developing serious symptoms, is being rolled out across the UK.
Pregnant women are not at greater risk of severe coronavirus than other women, new research suggests.
The first people have been injected as part of human trials in the UK for a coronavirus vaccine.
Researchers at the University of Oxford are starting human trials for a potential coronavirus vaccine candidate.
Human trials for a coronavirus vaccine in the UK are due to get under way, with hundreds of people volunteering to be part of the study.
A potential coronavirus vaccine being developed in the UK will begin human trials on Thursday.
The newly announced task force set up by the Government is seeking to find a vaccine for Covid-19 in double-quick time, but what will it involve and how does it work?
UK volunteers could be given the first dose of a potential coronavirus vaccine within the next week, researchers say.
Researchers across the world are working around the clock to develop vaccines and treatments for coronavirus.
Researchers across the world are racing to create a vaccine and treatment for coronavirus.
Researchers in the UK have started screening healthy volunteers for an upcoming coronavirus vaccine trial.
Early-life adversity is linked to long-term effects on memory and thinking in later life, research has suggested.
The first UK patients have been enrolled in a clinical trial for possible Covid-19 treatments.
A coronavirus test that reveals who has had Covid-19 but not shown symptoms has been hailed as a “game-changer”.
The Government is ramping up Covid-19 testing efforts, vowing to carry out 25,000 coronavirus tests per day as scientists scramble to develop faster and better methods.
When it comes to nectar, sweeter is not necessarily better.
Obesity in midlife is linked to a greater risk of dementia later in life for women, but poor diet and lack of exercise are not, new research suggests.