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Adherence to UK’s test, trace, and isolate system is low 9 April
AI-powered symptom checkers can help healthcare systems deal with COVID-19 burden
Tracking how COVID-19 is changing life expectancy
Adherence to UK’s test, trace, and isolate system is low
Support needed to adhere to Test, Trace and Isolate
COVID-19 pandemic leads to rapid uptake of remote consultations in mental healthcare
Providing food to patients in primary care settings may aid weight loss
Physical inactivity is responsible for up to 8% of non-communicable diseases and deaths worldwide
Fewer people sought medical help for severe asthma attacks during covid-19 pandemic
Even small increases in air pollution levels could be linked to heightened risk of heart and respiratory deaths
Distinct chemical ‘signatures’ for concussion identified in spit of elite rugby players
Navigation app features pose a road safety threat: QUT CARRS-Q
Insomnia, disrupted sleep, and burnout linked to higher odds of severe COVID-19
Inflammatory bowel disease biologic blunts immune response to COVID-19
Adults living with children faced small increased COVID-related risks during UK’s second wave
Study sheds light on covid-19 risk for adults living with and without children
Domestic abuse increased globally during pandemic, say researchers
Preschoolers’ extensive electronic media use linked to emotional/behavioural issues
Wearable fitness trackers/step counters help overweight/obese to shed pounds
BMJ Best Practice selected for EPR integration with Servelec’s Rio platform at Cumbria, Northumberland
New research highlights risks of separating newborns from mothers during COVID-19 pandemic
Vulnerable newborns being separated from their mothers in COVID-19 pandemic
Exposure to particulate matter before and after birth linked to heightened allergic rhinitis risk
High blood pressure controlled in only 2 out of 5 UK cases despite treatment
Dry eye disease negatively affects physical and mental health as well as vision
Warning over effects of pandemic on young people’s mental health
Consumption of sugar from soft drinks falls within a year of UK sugar tax
Pandemic restrictions aggravating known triggers for self-harm and poor mental health
Sugar purchased in soft drinks fell 10% following introduction of industry levy
New Australian back pain trial slashes use of addictive opioid painkillers
Digital COVID-19 ‘symptom checkers’ may delay treatment for serious illness
‘Significant’ racial disparities in care of heart patients during first pandemic wave
Charity’s pharma investments raise questions around transparency and accountability
WHO expert panel strongly advises against use of hydroxychloroquine to prevent covid-19
Africans have authored just 3% of COVID-19 research
From locked-in syndrome to rock and roll, and everything in between
Menthol cigarettes helped recruit estimated 10 million extra US smokers over 38 years
Study finds use of genomic testing in infection control could save 650 lives a year in Queensland
Human rights law can provide a transparent and fair framework for vaccine allocations, researchers suggest
Trial finds no overall effect of statins on muscle pain
Regular breast checks by trained health workers linked to fewer breast cancer deaths in India
Statins have no overall effect on muscle pain finds individual randomised, placebo controlled trial
Human rights law provides transparent, fair framework for vaccine allocations
‘Night owls’ may be twice as likely as morning ‘larks’ to underperform at work
Plant based diet may ease painful skin ulceration of baffling blood vessel disorder
10 lessons from virus crisis
5 legal questions on vaccine distribution
Should we criminalise those who spread misinformation about vaccines?