March 23 marked one year since the first lockdown in the UK following the global outbreak of COVID-19 which has affected everyone’s lives in innumerable ways. Here, a retrospective on some of the main contributions by the University to overcome the disease are highlighted.
Palm open facing out with thumb folded in, then remaining fingers close over thumb to trap it in a fist. To some, this gesture may have no meaning whatsoever, but to domestic abuse victims, this could mean escape from a perpetrator and finding safety.
New evidence suggests that opioid agonist treatment (OAT) could significantly reduce drug-related deaths if it was rolled out more extensively and for longer periods of time. The UK government, however, would like less people undergoing this treatment altogether.
Antibiotic resistance is perhaps the biggest crisis modern medical professionals face. This is primarily due to the overuse of antibiotics where they are not needed. However, a new study led by the University of Bristol may offer a way to decrease needless antibiotic use.