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Kirstie’s Celebrity Craft Masters – University Associate Professor named as judge on C4’s hit new show
Polly Macpherson, Associate Professor of Design, starred in the show as a judge – watching a host of famous faces from screen, stage and sport "taking on the challenge to learn a host of new craft skills and let their creativity run wild".
- Kirstie's Celebrity Craft Masters – Watch on Channel 4
- Kirstie's Celebrity Craft Masters – What'sOnTV
- Meet Kirstie’s Celebrity Craft Masters judge Polly Macpherson – MollieMakes
- Kirstie’s Celebrity Craft Masters: Who are the contestants? Meet the cast – BT
Hospital gowns retain superbugs even after disinfectant use, research shows
The study led by Dr Tina Joshi showed that C difficile – a bacteria that can cause severe diarrhoea, bowel complications and even death – is surviving on surgical gowns.
- Superbugs can remain on hospital gowns and surfaces after decontamination, study says – Independent
- Superbugs cling to hospital gowns even after they have been disinfected – The Telegraph
- Even disinfectant can't stop superbugs: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria survive on NHS hospital gowns after they're washed with chlorine – Daily Mail
- Hospital gowns ‘retain superbugs after being disinfected’ – Yahoo! News
- Hospital gowns retain ‘superbugs’ after being disinfected – Talk Radio
- Hospital gowns ‘retain superbugs after being disinfected’ – Evening Express
- Hospital gowns ‘retain superbugs after being disinfected’ – Belfast Telegraph
- Hospital gowns ‘retain superbugs after being disinfected’ – Southern Daily Echo
Standing frame intervention improves life for people with MS, research shows
The results of the national trial, called Standing Up in Multiple Sclerosis (SUMS), have been published in The Lancet Neurology, and show how a standing frame intervention has significantly improved the lives of many people in the advanced stages of MS – including John Kendrick from Sparkwell.
- Multiple sclerosis: Dad walks daughter down aisle after standing frame study – BBC News
- Proud dad with MS walked his daughter down aisle thanks to pioneering treatment – Devon Live
- Proud dad with MS walked his daughter down aisle thanks to pioneering treatment – Plymouth Herald
- Standing frame intervention improves life for people with MS – Rehacare Magazine
Evolution of life in the ocean changed 170 million years ago
The ocean as we understand it today was shaped by a global evolutionary regime shift around 170 million years ago, according to new research.
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