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#The Lancet

# the-lancet - Friday 19 March, 2021

Wuhan study finds 40% of people with Covid were protected against future infection for at least nine months
# Antibodies
# Antibodies

Wuhan study finds 40% of people with Covid were protected against future infection for at least nine months

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 45,758 Views 12 Comments

The study in The Lancet said that mass vaccination programmes will be needed to reach herd immunity.

# the-lancet - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Covid-19 reinfections are rare, but more common in people 65 and older, study finds
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Covid-19 reinfections are rare, but more common in people 65 and older, study finds

Mar 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 13,357 Views 5 Comments

Researchers found that initial infection with Covid-19 was likely to bestow 80% protection from reinfection among under-65s.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 - study

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:45 PM 40,407 Views 80 Comments

The preliminary findings show that the two-dose Sputnik V “has shown high efficacy” and was well tolerated for adults.

# the-lancet - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:49 AM 16,640 Views 32 Comments

A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining to produce the “worst outlook for public health our generation has seen”, according to a new study.

# the-lancet - Friday 16 October, 2020

China's Covid-19 vaccine candidate is safe and prompts antibody response - early results from study
# SARS-CoV-2
# SARS-CoV-2

China's Covid-19 vaccine candidate is safe and prompts antibody response - early results from study

Oct 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 52,480 Views 73 Comments

This vaccine includes the killed virus mixed with aluminium hydroxide, which is known to boost immune responses.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

First Covid-19 reinfection in US confirmed by researchers

Oct 13th 2020, 10:18 AM 38,645 Views 47 Comments

A 25-year-old man with no known immune disorders or underlying conditions was infected with Covid-19 on two separate occasions.

# the-lancet - Friday 4 September, 2020

Russian Covid-19 vaccine shows 'no serious adverse affects' in preliminary study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Russian Covid-19 vaccine shows 'no serious adverse affects' in preliminary study

Sep 4th 2020, 6:11 PM 35,105 Views 42 Comments

Russia surprised the world when it announced the development of a vaccine last month.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests

Aug 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 35,811 Views 36 Comments

When epidemic control measures are in place, the risk of transmission between children is minimal, Sydney researchers found.

# the-lancet - Friday 24 July, 2020

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken

Jul 24th 2020, 9:07 AM 11,438 Views 31 Comments

The findings were part of a preliminary study published in The Lancet.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

3,500 potentially avoidable cancer deaths could happen in England due to pandemic delays
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

3,500 potentially avoidable cancer deaths could happen in England due to pandemic delays

Jul 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 4,590 Views 6 Comments

Thousands of extra people could die in the next five years due to delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers have found.

# the-lancet - Monday 20 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial
# SARS-CoV-2
# SARS-CoV-2

Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 4:03 PM 50,270 Views 75 Comments

Researchers at Oxford University described the results as encouraging but said “there is still much work to be done”.

# the-lancet - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,392 Views 19 Comments

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:08 AM 25,028 Views 46 Comments

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Medical journal refutes Trump claim it published reports about earlier spread of Covid-19 in China

May 19th 2020, 3:40 PM 27,402 Views 68 Comments

The Lancet described the allegations made by Trump in a letter to the WHO as “serious and damaging”.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates

Mar 31st 2020, 6:15 AM 45,591 Views 54 Comments

A study of over 70,000 cases of Covid-19 in China has determined a death rate from the virus of 1.38%.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Single dose of psychoactive component in cannabis could induce depressive and anxiety symptoms, study finds
# THC
# THC

Single dose of psychoactive component in cannabis could induce depressive and anxiety symptoms, study finds

Mar 18th 2020, 6:05 AM 36,350 Views 55 Comments

Writing in the Lancet Psychiatry, however, the lead author says the results shouldn’t be taken as meaning single doses of THC will lead to severe disorders.

# the-lancet - Friday 17 January, 2020

Sepsis linked to 11m deaths worldwide - double what was previously thought
# Blood Poisoning
# Blood Poisoning

Sepsis linked to 11m deaths worldwide - double what was previously thought

Jan 17th 2020, 7:33 AM 12,413 Views 9 Comments

Sepsis occurs when a person’s organs cease to function properly as the result of an out-of-control immune response to infection.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study
# Major Study
# Major Study

People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study

Sep 3rd 2019, 10:05 AM 15,718 Views 14 Comments

In poorer countries, heart disease remains a leading cause of death.

# the-lancet - Friday 30 August, 2019

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study

Aug 30th 2019, 7:21 AM 13,467 Views 20 Comments

The new study is the first to show that the risk of breast cancer remains elevated 10 years after treatment has stopped.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'
# STI
# STI

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'

Aug 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,144 Views 31 Comments

An early stage clinical trial proved successful but a vaccine will not be on the market anytime soon.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
# Drug Resistance
# Drug Resistance

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,789 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

# the-lancet - Friday 5 July, 2019

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study
# Nerve Transfer
# Nerve Transfer

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study

Jul 5th 2019, 8:16 AM 12,467 Views 9 Comments

Two years after the procedure, most participants were able to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices.

# the-lancet - Friday 17 May, 2019

Increase in colon cancer among younger adults in several countries including Ireland
# Cancer
# Cancer

Increase in colon cancer among younger adults in several countries including Ireland

May 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,811 Views 18 Comments

Authors of a new study said the rise is likely driven by obesity and poor diet.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase
# Drinking
# Drinking

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase

May 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,900 Views 38 Comments

A new study warns that worldwide alcohol consumption is on the increase.

# the-lancet - Friday 3 May, 2019

'End of HIV pandemic' in sight after medicine makes virus 'untransmittable' between sexual partners
# ART Treatment
# ART Treatment

'End of HIV pandemic' in sight after medicine makes virus 'untransmittable' between sexual partners

May 3rd 2019, 7:13 AM 21,008 Views 25 Comments

The virus remains one of the world’s biggest health problems.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

Mar 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 51,704 Views 56 Comments

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

# the-lancet - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn
# High Steaks
# High Steaks

Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn

Jan 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 30,376 Views 114 Comments

The EAT-Lancet Commission warned that major changes are needed over the next three decades.

# the-lancet - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false

Dec 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,955 Views 116 Comments

The two-year research was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

# the-lancet - Thursday 27 September, 2018

About one in three stillbirths occur before 28 weeks but are not officially recognised
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

About one in three stillbirths occur before 28 weeks but are not officially recognised

Sep 27th 2018, 11:30 PM 11,038 Views 12 Comments

“To a mother or father, a second trimester stillbirth is no less tragic than a stillbirth at 28 weeks.”

# the-lancet - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'
# Ticker Shape
# Ticker Shape

Drinking full-fat milk can 'lower the risk of heart disease'

Sep 12th 2018, 6:05 AM 24,746 Views 50 Comments

Good news for whole-fat milk enthusiasts – a new study suggests consuming same can lower your chances of death by heart disease.

# the-lancet - Friday 24 August, 2018

Poll: Do you worry about how much alcohol you consume?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you worry about how much alcohol you consume?

Aug 24th 2018, 9:10 AM 37,848 Views 104 Comments

Alcohol is linked to around 2.8 million deaths a year across the world.

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year
# Slainte
# Slainte

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year

Aug 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,918 Views 23 Comments

The study’s authors said that there is no safe level of alcohol as benefits are outweighed other effects of drinking.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Largest study to date finds link between disruption to body clock and severe depression
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Largest study to date finds link between disruption to body clock and severe depression

May 16th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,950 Views 6 Comments

The research found disruption to the body’s natural time-keeping was associated with loneliness and lower health satisfaction.

# the-lancet - Friday 23 March, 2018

Breakthrough could lead to treatment that would delay progression of advanced MS
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Breakthrough could lead to treatment that would delay progression of advanced MS

Mar 23rd 2018, 9:34 AM 13,408 Views 12 Comments

MS affects around 9,000 people in Ireland.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia
# Premature Deaths
# Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

Feb 21st 2018, 8:51 AM 15,794 Views 39 Comments

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

# the-lancet - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Single dads at higher risk of premature death than single mothers or couples - study
# Lancet
# Lancet

Single dads at higher risk of premature death than single mothers or couples - study

Feb 14th 2018, 11:35 PM 11,256 Views 22 Comments

Single fathers ate fewer fruit and vegetables, and were more likely to binge drink than single mothers and partnered parents, the study found.

# the-lancet - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average
# Worrying
# Worrying

Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average

Jan 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,456 Views 5 Comments

Elective surgeries in African countries have a death rate double that of the global average, a new study reveals.

# the-lancet - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change
# Day After Tomorrow
# Day After Tomorrow

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change

Oct 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,682 Views 79 Comments

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a 46% increases in the number of weather-related disasters.

# the-lancet - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

Oct 20th 2017, 6:25 AM 9,740 Views 17 Comments

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# the-lancet - Friday 4 August, 2017

Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's

Aug 4th 2017, 4:38 PM 9,319 Views 9 Comments

Parkinson’s is the second largest neurological condition in Ireland.

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