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News.com.au
Top five reasons why planes crashreasoning and judgment easily falter. Simon Ashley Bennett is the Director of
Top five reasons why planes crash
News.com.au / Posted 47 minutes ago
reasoning and judgment easily falter. Simon Ashley Bennett is the Director of the Civil Safety and Security Unit at the University of Leicester. On Thursday 15th January 2009, 155 people on board US Airways Flight 1549 faced their worst... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stonehenge wasn't so hard to build after all, archaeologists discoveris the smaller bluestones which have intrigued experts as they can only be foun
Stonehenge wasn't so hard to build after all, archaeologists discover
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
is the smaller bluestones which have intrigued experts as they can only be found in Wales. Archaeologists at UCL and the University of Leicester recently found the actual quarries that produced the stones. The spotted dolerite bluestones came... Read more
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express
'BACK FROM THE DEAD' Miracle cancer drug SAVES man given two weeks to livecalled it ‘the Lazarus effect’ because I just rose from the dead.” Lung cancer
'BACK FROM THE DEAD' Miracle cancer drug SAVES man given two weeks to live
express / Posted 2 days ago
called it ‘the Lazarus effect’ because I just rose from the dead.” Lung cancer expert Professor Dean Fennel, of the University of Leicester, said: “The scientific benefit of this drug is unquestionable for all patients and for some the... Read more
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express
Viruses ‘can kill off superbugs’can be turned into cutting-edge treatments to destroy bacteria such as e-coli
Viruses ‘can kill off superbugs’
express / Posted 2 days ago
can be turned into cutting-edge treatments to destroy bacteria such as e-coli Professor Martha Clokie, from the University of Leicester, said: “Less than a century after their discovery, the future impact of antibiotics is dwindling at a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Expert explains the five most common reasons for airliner disastersbelieve there are a number of possible causes. Simon Ashley Bennett, director
Expert explains the five most common reasons for airliner disasters
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
believe there are a number of possible causes. Simon Ashley Bennett, director of the Civil Safety and Security Unit at the University of Leicester, says that while a terror attack is being claimed as the most likely cause, sabotage is only... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IEBC's Image Tainted, Way Out Neededspot for human rights, crime, peace and justice stories. She has a Master's Deg
IEBC's Image Tainted, Way Out Needed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
spot for human rights, crime, peace and justice stories. She has a Master's Degree in New Media, Governance and Democracy, University of Leicester (U.K). More posts by JUDIE KABERIA The linkage between complaints made by CORD and the waning... Read more
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Times of Malta
Maltese maths whiz finds Leicester's magic formulaBarclays Premiership title did the rounds on UK media says he’s up for repeatin
Maltese maths whiz finds Leicester's magic formula
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
Barclays Premiership title did the rounds on UK media says he’s up for repeating the formula for local champs Valletta FC. University of Leicester PhD student Dominic Cortis teamed up with Prof. Jeremy Levesley to pounce on the Fearless Foxes’... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UK's first heart operation uses new Topera system to analyse electrical activity during AFplatform to pinpoint the source of the heart condition have been carried out in
UK's first heart operation uses new Topera system to analyse electrical activity during AF
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
platform to pinpoint the source of the heart condition have been carried out in Leicester thanks to research at the University of Leicester. Professor André Ng, Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Leicester and... Read more
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HITC Sport
Does this equation hold the key to Leicester's success?Mathematicians at the University of Leicester have derived an equation to expla
Does this equation hold the key to Leicester's success?
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
Mathematicians at the University of Leicester have derived an equation to explain the secret behind Leicester City’s wonderful Premier League triumph this season, according to reports from the Leicester Mercury. Back in August, Leicester City were... Read more
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give me sport
Four defining matches that crowned Leicester City the Premier League championsNorwich side, Leonardo Ulloa tapped home an 89th minute winner to send the fans
Four defining matches that crowned Leicester City the Premier League champions
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
Norwich side, Leonardo Ulloa tapped home an 89th minute winner to send the fans into delirium. In fact, students at University of Leicester found that Ulloa's impact sparked earthquakes in the city. Interestingly, this provided a... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Time to end stigma on mental health for income protection plansto deny their situation or by returning to work too early. The Adult Psychiatr
Time to end stigma on mental health for income protection plans
Money Marketing Online / Posted 5 days ago
to deny their situation or by returning to work too early. The Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2007, published by the University of Leicester in 2009, estimates a quarter of the UK population will experience some sort of mental health problem... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Health boards told to carry out inquiry into higher than average stillbirth ratesand distress of a stillbirth or neonatal death.” The report was carried out by
Health boards told to carry out inquiry into higher than average stillbirth rates
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
and distress of a stillbirth or neonatal death.” The report was carried out by MBRRACE-UK, made up of researchers from the University of Leicester, Birmingham and University College London, Bradford Teaching Hospitals and Sands, the Stillbirth and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Stillbirth 'postcode lottery' as women in the north more likely to lose babiesstillbirth and neonatal deaths must target preterm birth. Professor David Fiel
Stillbirth 'postcode lottery' as women in the north more likely to lose babies
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
stillbirth and neonatal deaths must target preterm birth. Professor David Field, Professor of Neonatal Medicine at the University of Leicester, stated: "The very significant impact of this group on overall rates of stillbirth and neonatal death... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (Jan 2016 Edition)into smart devices, so if that’s you, you’ll learn a lot — and you’ll learn fro
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (Jan 2016 Edition)
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
into smart devices, so if that’s you, you’ll learn a lot — and you’ll learn from someone already working in the industry. University of Leicester- Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum – Professors Suzanne MacLeod, Jocelyn Dodd, Richard... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Some hospitals are failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals are failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Northern Echo
Some hospitals are failing to investigate the deaths of stillborn babiesvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals are failing to investigate the deaths of stillborn babies
Northern Echo / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Bolton News
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Bolton News / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Northern Echo
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Northern Echo / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Kingston Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Streatham Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Bury Times
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Bury Times / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Gazette
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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guardian-series
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Harrow Times
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Harrow Times / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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This is West Country
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
This is West Country / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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Gazette News
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claimsvariations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David
Some hospitals failing to investigate baby deaths, report claims
Gazette News / Posted 7 days ago
variations in how some deaths were recorded, such as for heart defects. David Field, professor of neonatal medicine at the University of Leicester, and one of the authors of the report - called MBRRACE-UK - said hospitals needed to carry out proper... Read more
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International Business Times
Did the Normans descend from the Vikings? What genetics tell us about Viking legacy the Vikings, by studying the DNA of those with Scandinavian-sounding surnames.
Did the Normans descend from the Vikings? What genetics tell us about Viking legacy
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
the Vikings, by studying the DNA of those with Scandinavian-sounding surnames. The Viking DNA project carried out by the University of Leicester is a study into the Viking origins of Europeans, across different countries. The idea is to assess... Read more
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iol.co.za
Depressed? It could be adult ADHDeverything — but it wasn’t picked up. I feel a bitter about that.” Alex Mitche
Depressed? It could be adult ADHD
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
everything — but it wasn’t picked up. I feel a bitter about that.” Alex Mitchell, professor of liaison psychiatry at the University of Leicester, has found that family doctors in urban areas are liable to over-diagnose one in six patients with... Read more
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PhysOrg
Migrant money puts aid in the shadehome from abroad is a hidden force for breaking the cycle of poverty and inequa
Migrant money puts aid in the shade
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
home from abroad is a hidden force for breaking the cycle of poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa" - Eric Akobeng, University of Leicester A new study has shown that poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa can be reduced by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How long would it take a vampire to drain you of blood?the modern European vampire character and subsequent vampire culture. In 2016,
How long would it take a vampire to drain you of blood?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
the modern European vampire character and subsequent vampire culture. In 2016, a group of physics students from the University of Leicester in the UK worked out how long it would take an actual vampire to make a real person unconscious from... Read more
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New Kerala
Telling ripeness of mango without having to taste it - newkerala.com #61992to taste it. This is important for fruit producers and supermarkets," said lead
Telling ripeness of mango without having to taste it - newkerala.com #61992
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
to taste it. This is important for fruit producers and supermarkets," said lead researcher Paul Monks, professor at the University of Leicester in Britain. The new research, published in the journal Metabolomics, has shown that is possible to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Modified dosage of clot-busting drug can reduce intracerebral haemorrhagewith many of these proving fatal. The study was conducted by teams at the Geor
Modified dosage of clot-busting drug can reduce intracerebral haemorrhage
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
with many of these proving fatal. The study was conducted by teams at the George Institute for Global Health, and the University of Leicester's Department of Cardiovascular Sciences. The UK arm of the trial was funded by the Stroke... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists identify way to 'sniff' ripeness of mangosLead researcher Professor Paul Monks, of the Department of Chemistry at the Uni
Scientists identify way to 'sniff' ripeness of mangos
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Lead researcher Professor Paul Monks, of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Leicester, pictured with a mango and mango-inspired paisley print tie. Credit: University of Leicester Scientists from the University of Leicester have, for the... Read more
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New Kerala
Reduced dosage of clot-busting drug can improve stroke treatment - newkerala.com #61536We have shown this to be the case with the lower dose of the drug," said one of
Reduced dosage of clot-busting drug can improve stroke treatment - newkerala.com #61536
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
We have shown this to be the case with the lower dose of the drug," said one of the researchers Tom Robinson, professor at University of Leicester in Britain. The findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. "At the moment you... Read more
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Daily Mail
Think you're depressed? It could be adult ADHDeverything - but it wasn't picked up. I feel a bitter about that.' Alex Mitche
Think you're depressed? It could be adult ADHD
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
everything - but it wasn't picked up. I feel a bitter about that.' Alex Mitchell, professor of liaison psychiatry at the University of Leicester, has found that family doctors in urban areas are liable to over-diagnose one in six patients with... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Do you have adult ADHD?everything - but it wasn't picked up. I feel a bitter about that.' Alex Mitche
Do you have adult ADHD?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
everything - but it wasn't picked up. I feel a bitter about that.' Alex Mitchell, professor of liaison psychiatry at the University of Leicester, has found that family doctors in urban areas are liable to over-diagnose one in six patients with... Read more
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The Hindu
Leicester league win celebrations caused tremors: Academicsabout the nature of football, it’s so tense and then we get four or five second
Leicester league win celebrations caused tremors: Academics
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
about the nature of football, it’s so tense and then we get four or five seconds of unexpected magic.” A spokesman for the University of Leicester said: “Geology students have been monitoring seismic signals detected by earthquake monitoring... Read more
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International Business Times
Leicester City fans cause 0.4-magnitude 'Vardyquakes' at final home game Foxes' final home game of the season against Everton both registered earthquake
Leicester City fans cause 0.4-magnitude 'Vardyquakes' at final home game
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
Foxes' final home game of the season against Everton both registered earthquake magnitudes of 0.4. Geology students at the University of Leicester have been monitoring small quakes produced by the sudden release of energy by Leicester fans – called... Read more
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International Business Times
Leicester City's victory causes spike in hospital admissions for alcohol-related injuries The hospital has warned the public not to come to the emergency department unle
Leicester City's victory causes spike in hospital admissions for alcohol-related injuries
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
The hospital has warned the public not to come to the emergency department unless it is an emergency. A statement from the University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust said: "Last night and this morning we have seen twice as many patients in our... Read more
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Evening Standard
Injured Leicester City fans fill A&E department"@Leic_hospital is feeling the effect of the @LCFC game yesterday. "If you don
Injured Leicester City fans fill A&E department
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
"@Leic_hospital is feeling the effect of the @LCFC game yesterday. "If you don't need to come to A&E please don't." The University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust said in a statement: "Last night and this morning we have seen twice as many... Read more
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Daily Star
‘Bring on the Vardyquake’ Leicester fans promise earthquake for last home gameof stamping feet, the sound of cheering, clapping and the collective energy of
‘Bring on the Vardyquake’ Leicester fans promise earthquake for last home game
Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
of stamping feet, the sound of cheering, clapping and the collective energy of the crowd's roar. Adam Harper, part of the University of Leicester team who installed a seismometer near the ground, concedes a Foxes title win could "rock the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Literally impossible to cry rivercried, it would be impossible for them to match the volume of water in even a v
Literally impossible to cry river
Herald Sun / Posted 19 days ago
cried, it would be impossible for them to match the volume of water in even a very small river, student scientists at the University of Leicester have calculated. However, an Olympic-sized swimming pool could be filled with tears — as long as... Read more
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