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Interoperability & driving the healthcare digital rebound

Mike Smith, Director Large Enterprise & Public Sector at Virgin Media 02 Business, focuses our thoughts on achieving interoperability and driving the digital rebound in healthcare.
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Oral health & optimal dental care in Europe

Dr Reddy, Dentist at Harley Street Specialist Hospital, explains why it’s important to promote oral health and provide optimal dental care in Europe today.
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UK approves Pfizer and AstraZeneca for third COVID dose

The UK medicine regulator approved both Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines as a third COVID dose - for use in a new UK booster scheme.
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Open Science for global challenges & restoring the ethos of science

The EUA illustrates how the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the power of sharing research outputs in addressing global crises.
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Do breastfeeding mothers have COVID vaccine side effects?

Researchers found that breastfeeding mothers and their infants faced no significant COVID vaccine side effects from the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
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Optimising infection control post-pandemic

Luke S. P. Moore, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist on behalf of the Healthcare Infection Society, directs our thoughts to optimising our control of infections and looks forward to the post-pandemic period.
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Study reveals one in five older patients marked “do not resuscitate”

A study, published in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, found that one in five older, sick patients are recorded as "do not resuscitate" on admission.
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Scientists begin work on COVID vaccines which can survive heat

Scientists at the University of California San Diego are developing COVID vaccines that can survive heat - using ideas from plants and bacteria.
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COVID-19: Antibody levels for the double-jabbed are waning

Dr Quinton Fivelman, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at London Medical Laboratory, reveals that antibody levels for the double-jabbed are now waning. He asks was the UK Government unwise to relax most COVID precautions in July?.
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Public health response to dementia

Chris Lynch, Deputy CEO at Alzheimer’s Disease International, sheds light on the WHO Global action plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-2025.
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A look at brain tumour diagnosis & therapy

Andrew Brodbelt, Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, describes what we need to know about brain tumour diagnosis & therapy.
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EU and AstraZeneca agree new deadline for vaccine deliveries

The EU have dropped their court case against AstraZeneca, as a new deadline for vaccine deliveries is agreed between the two parties.
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Why are young people in the UK vaccine hesitant?

ONS data finds that young people are distrustful of the vaccine, the UK Government, and anyone encouraging vaccine take-up - alongside the perception that COVID will not threaten their lives.
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EU medical authority denies “urgent need” for third dose of COVID...

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports that there is no "urgent need" for a third dose of COVID vaccine, based...
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Double vaccination reduces risk of Long COVID by 49%

Double vaccinated adults are 49% less likely to have Long COVID if they were to contract COVID-19, according to a new study.