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Tackling ‘care phobia’ – key to health & wealth in later life

Mary Bright, Head of Social Affairs and Age Special Adviser at Phoenix Group, explains why tackling ‘care phobia’ is the key to unlocking health and wealth in later life.
test & trace

Test & Trace: A permanent fixture in the new normal?

Now that we are living in a country that is largely free from Coronavirus restrictions, will Test & Trace remain part of our new normal? Rhian Gorecki, Research Manager at Walnut UNLIMITED explores here.

COVID and a year of telehealth

Rowan Pritchard Jones, Medical Director at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, discusses how telehealth has helped the hospital support its patients during COVID and beyond.
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COVID-19 vaccines: Risks versus benefits

Lauren Matelski, Jeremy MacMahon, and Pamela J. Lein from the University of California, Davis, weigh the risks associated with COVID-19 vaccines versus the benefits.
COVID-19 in African countries

Impact of COVID-19 in African countries

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, offers preliminary context about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in most African countries, starting with lessons to be learned from previous outbreaks.
digital rebound

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.
optimal dental care

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.
open science for global challenges

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.
control of infections

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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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?.
public health response

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.
brain tumour diagnosis

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.
risk of long covid

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.
tackle diabetes

More must be done to tackle diabetes

Professor Andrew Boulton, President & Professor Akhtar Hussain, President-Elect of the International Diabetes Federation, argue that while there has been a century of saving lives, more must be done to tackle diabetes.
COVID-19 vaccine responses

Five new research projects will examine COVID-19 vaccine responses

Five new COVID-19 research projects will study the durability of vaccine responses, low responses linked with health conditions and the effect of booster shots.
immunocompromised patients

Immunocompromised patients show low immune response after second vaccine

According to the OCTAVE study, immunocompromised patients presented low immune responses after two doses of the same COVID-19 vaccine.
third COVID-19 vaccine

Clinical trial to test third COVID-19 vaccine for people with weakened immune systems

A new clinical trial will investigate whether a third COVID-19 vaccine dose gives a stronger immune response for people with weakened immune systems.
more doses

UK orders 35 million more Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine doses

The UK Government has signed a contract for 35 million more doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, to be delivered from the second half of 2022..
green post covid era

The Green Post COVID Era: Sustainable IT for the future

Walter Heck, CTO at HeleCloud, looks ahead to the Green Post COVID Era and argues that sustainable IT paves the way for a green future.
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Is childbirth more dangerous for Black women in the UK?

A new report on maternal care reveals statistics documenting the increased danger Black women face during pregnancy and childbirth in the UK.

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