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New highly virulent HIV variant highlights need for early detection

A new HIV variant impacts the immune system twice as quickly as other variants, making early detection and treatment key factors.

04/02/2022

What did Oxford University do with money from a Nazi sympathizer?

The Alexander Mosley Charitable Trust donated over £12 million to Oxford. Sir Oswald Mosley was the leader of the British fascist movement of the 1930s.

Israeli winners of Rhodes Scholarship announced

The Rhodes Scholarship awards two Israeli students a full scholarship to Oxford University every year.

COVID-19: UK scientists find gene linked to doubling risk of death

Around 60% of people with South Asian ancestry carry the high-risk gene, researchers at Oxford University said.

By REUTERS
05/11/2021
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From Judeo-Greek to Karaim, Oxford to offer rare Jewish languages

The Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages in the UK has launched its inaugural semester of courses in 12 Jewish languages. They range in number of speakers, from millions to none.

By MICHELLE KRASOVITSKI/JTA
13/10/2021

At least one long-term symptom seen in a third of COVID-19 patients - study

The most common symptoms included breathing problems, fatigue, pain and anxiety - Oxford University.

By REUTERS
29/09/2021
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Endometriosis: gene identified which could be potential treatment target – new study

Shutting down the activity of the NPSR1 gene in immune cells caused them to become less responsive and produce less of a protein that normally drives inflammation.

By REUTERS
06/09/2021

3,000-year-old shark attack victim found near Japan

The pair were researching violent trauma on skeletal remains of prehistoric hunter-gatherers when they came across the finding.

Coronavirus vaccine under development (illustrative)

Mixing COVID vaccines results in higher chance of side effects - study

None of the participants were hospitalized for their side effects, most of which were experienced within 48 hours of receiving the vaccine.

23/05/2021

Can people get reinfected with COVID? New Oxford study seeks answers

The study launched on Monday differs from the one announced in February as it seeks to reinfect people who have previously had COVID-19.

By REUTERS
20/04/2021
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