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COVID-19 causes brain inflammation similar to Parkinson’s disease

COVID-19 activates the same inflammatory response in the brain as Parkinson’s disease – increasing the risk of future potential neurodegenerative conditions.
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Revitalizing the airline industry with resilient real-time data

One only had to visit Heathrow in the summer of 2022 to see how the airline industry had been drastically affected by the effects of COVID-19.

How the pandemic changed our personalities

The long-standing hypothesis on personality traits may need re-evaluating after a study claims that the pandemic changed our personalities.
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Can Digital Transformation in healthcare really transform?

Digital transformation offers many organisations the opportunity to reduce costs, offer superior service and certainly, in Healthcare, improve outcomes. Paul Grosvenor, MD at Optima Systems, an information technology company based in West Sussex, recounts his experiences to date.
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Long COVID lessons learned beyond the pandemic

The Long COVID lessons learned beyond the COVID-19 pandemic are detailed here by leading Professors working on the University College London STIMULATE-ICP programme.

After school closures, our focus needs to be on design

Following school closures due to COVID-19, schools need to reopen with safer designs in mind to protect students and help them attain an education.
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20 years of impactful healthcare innovation

Graham Watson, Executive Chair at InnoScot Health, explains how the firm’s special 20th anniversary celebrates international healthcare innovation success.
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How digital improvements can aid the NHS backlog

Transforming UK healthcare means tackling the NHS backlog from COVID-19, but this could be solved through digital improvements like AI and cloud data.
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Plastic pollution and how COVID-19 contributed to the problem

Plastic pollution has been an issue since the 1960s, but when mask-wearing, single-use plastics and hand sanitiser bottles became the norm, things only got worse.
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Cracking the cognitive effects of Long COVID

CEO of ViewMind Inc, Mark Edwards, discusses the cognitive effects of Long COVID, aiming to understand the science behind brain fog and other COVID symptoms.
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How virtual outpatient care can transform the NHS

Dr Bahman Nedjat-Shokouhi, founder and CEO of Medefer, discusses how virtual outpatient care is the future of the NHS and how we need to prioritise funding for digital technologies that can pave the way for elective recovery.
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Did the stressful events of 2020 hinder social development?

The social development of young people was effected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the murder of George Floyd, and more global events.

How the pandemic was the catalyst for geospatial innovation

Geospatial technology, or geographic information systems (GIS), has become an essential instrument in multiple areas today: agriculture and aviation, construction and commerce, climate research and law enforcement—the list could go on.
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Digital reader improves the accuracy of reporting positive lateral flow tests

Rob Banathy, Senior Product Manager at NHS Digital, explains how his team developed a lateral flow device digital reader service that can detect nearly twice the number of positive COVID-19 cases during early infection compared to the human eye.
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Vaccines can reduce COVID-19 effects by up to 80%

Long-term COVID-19 effects have been decreased from anywhere between 50 and 80% for those who have been vaccinated when compared to unvaccinated people.