What changing drinking habits could mean for the freight industry
Spending time in lockdown has changed the way many of us go about our lives. It has given some people the chance to get rid of bad habits, while others have gone in the opposite direction. Research by the charity Alcohol Change UK found that one-in-five people have increased the amount they drink. These kinds
Monthly News Round-Up: June/July
To help discover the most promising COVID-19 therapies, University of Liverpool has joined forces with Southampton Clinical Trials Unit and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine to launch AGILE, an innovative COVID-19 drug testing platform. This is a clinical trial platform developed by: Clinical trials specialists and statisticians Infectious diseases clinicians Clinical and preclinical pharmacologists Together,
Monthly News Round-Up: May/June
A new COVID-19 breathalyser delivers results in 15 seconds Being able to diagnose whether an individual is carrying COVID-19 antibodies could help contain the pandemic. With this in mind, researchers from Ohio State University have come up with a COVID-19 breathalyser that delivers the results in 15 seconds in a boolean fashion (either a positive
Drug testing in the workplace: can occupational health help?
Did you know that excess alcohol consumption results in the loss of an estimated 17m working days in the UK every year, or that 27% of employers say that misuse of drugs is a problem in their workplace? These are not statistics that can be ignored, but they’re also statistics that haven’t changed much over