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New studies provide reassuring data on menstrual changes after Covid vaccination
Vitamin D and fish oil supplements may reduce risk of autoimmune disease, trial finds
Vitamin D and fish oil supplementscould help lower risk of autoimmune disease
Physical activity monitors do help boost activity levels in adults
Big spike in 2016 Chicago youth homicides linked to pause in state funding
Editors call for Covid vaccine and treatment data to be available for public scrutiny
Metal pins no better than traditional plaster cast for broken wrist
5 hour + emergency care wait before admission linked to heightened death risk
Performance of commonly used Covid lateral flow tests for kids below par
New study highlights major deficiencies in lung cancer care in Australia
Trust in UK Government, social norms, and privacy concern associated with uptake of NHS Covid app, study shows
Optimising treatments for high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease could save lives, according to researchers
Study of SARS-CoV-2 antibody prevalence in Sierra Leone suggests far higher numbers than currently
Dramatic fall in hospital admissions for child infections since start of Covid pandemic
Dramatic fall in hospital admissions for child infections during first year of Covid pandemic
Unintended consequences of mask mandates
Ten most popular Imperial news stories of 2021
McDonald’s seems to be focusing on kids in lower-middle income countries, social media posts suggest
Tobacco-style health campaigns needed to spell out ultra processed food harms
‘Frequent attenders’ comprise 4 in every 10 family doctor consultations in England
Four in ten consultations at GP clinics were with frequent attenders
Gum disease increases risk of other illness such as mental health and heart conditions
Facebook urged to act over incompetent “fact check” of BMJ investigation
‘Breakthrough’ Otago research confirms skin infections as cause of rheumatic fever
How did lockdown affect people’s sex lives in Britain?
Nursery rhymes can help teach importance of safe play
Spot difference: can AI generate plausible Christmas BMJ titles?
Experts offer potted guide to hazards of festive foliage
West African nations need to ramp up Covid vaccination 10-fold
High pressure oxygen resolves severe Covid breathing difficulties faster than standard therapy
Epileptic seizure frequency fell by 86% in kids treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis
Are rocket scientists and brain surgeons really smarter than everyone else?
Superhero behaviour sheds light on staying healthy in later life
Superheroes – marvel at healthy living
European governments struggled to manage pandemic well, finds 3-country study
Falls in care homes can be significantly reduced with intervention, says new study
1 in 10 cardiology trainee doctors in UK say they have been bullied
WHO advises against use of convalescent plasma for Covid
Dstl supports new Covid decision-making tool
World can learn from China’s response to pandemic, say experts
Interactive tool helps people decide how best to protect themselves and others from Covid
Covid pandemic puts spotlight on science misinformation ‘triggers’
Children with well controlled asthma less likely to be bullied/teased by peers
Allergic conditions linked to lower Covid infection risk
High prevalence of psychological distress among healthcare workers during pandemic: study
UBC scholars call for global research agenda into TikTok’s impacts on public health
Extremely hot days linked to higher risk of emergency hospital visits
Proposed changes to UK law risk increasing financial abuse of older people, warn experts