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Pfizer Covid vaccine prevented over 110,000 deaths in the US

A new study has revealed that the Pfizer Covid vaccine prevented over 110,000 deaths since its widespread implementation in the US. The Pfizer Covid vaccine...
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Postpartum depression symptoms on the rise among US women

A University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine investigation has discovered that postpartum depression symptoms increased among women in the US during the first...
Here is why creativity increased during Covid lockdowns

Here is why creativity increased during Covid lockdowns

What influenced that added spark of creativity during Covid lockdowns? Researchers may have discovered why. For some people, the Covid lockdowns were the perfect opportunity...
Life-saving arthritis drugs can treat Covid patients

Life-saving arthritis drugs can treat Covid patients

The NHS is repurposing a cutting-edge arthritis drug to treat the most seriously ill Covid patients in the hospital. The RECOVERY trial carried out through the...
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Racial discrimination in healthcare may have increased vaccine hesitancy

Research emerging from the UK suggests that one in 10 people from ethnic minority groups who were reluctant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine experienced...
WHO estimates 14.9 million excess Covid deaths in 2020 and 2021

WHO estimates 14.9 million excess Covid deaths in 2020 and 2021

New estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) show approximately 14.9 million excess Covid deaths. The data indicates the full death toll associated directly or...
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New PCR test rapidly detects all variants of COVID

Researchers at Rutgers University have pioneered a cutting-edge PCR test that can accurately and quickly identify all variants of COVID. The Rutgers University polymerase chain...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21, which insightfully explores women’s health, antimicrobial resistance, health policy, infection control, COVID-19, cutting-edge health technology, medical cannabis,...
Researchers develop a new tool to assess symptoms of long COVID

Researchers develop a new tool to assess symptoms of long COVID

The University of Birmingham has developed a tool that can assess symptoms of long COVID for use in research and clinical care. COVID-19 can cause...
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Montelukast drug for asthma blocks vital COVID-19 protein

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have discovered that a drug commonly used to treat asthma and allergies – montelukast – can...
Working together to enhance patient safety

Working together to enhance patient safety

Professor Eberhard Kochs, vice-president of the European Patient Safety Foundation discusses the reasons behind safety failures in healthcare and the impact of the COVID-19...
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500 days of COVID-19: Scientists discover world’s longest COVID infection

UK researchers have discovered the world's longest COVID infection, identifying a patient that carried the disease for a total of 505 days. Performed by experts...
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Air pollutants elevate the risk of COVID-19 infection

Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet have identified that high levels of air pollutants can increase the risk of catching COVID-19, revealing unprecedented dangers of...
Can a smartwatch track COVID-19 symptoms?

Can a smartwatch track COVID-19 symptoms?

A new study reveals that a smartwatch can track the progression of COVID-19 symptoms and can even indicate how sick you become. The research team...
Fitness bands reveal physiological responses to the COVID-19 vaccine

Fitness bands reveal physiological responses to the COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers from Scripps Research finds data from fitness bands and other wearable devices can track physiological response to the COVID-19 vaccination. The research team analysed...
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CDC data aids in reducing future virus outbreak risks

A research team from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released data regarding COVID-19 among healthcare professionals and explained how...
Valneva COVID-19 vaccine approved by MHRA

Valneva COVID-19 vaccine approved by MHRA

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have approved a new COVID-19 vaccine by Valneva for use in the UK. Valneva, a speciality vaccine company,...
Covid vaccine hesitancy

The drivers of Covid vaccine hesitancy revealed

A study performed by Canadian researchers has highlighted the causes of Covid vaccine hesitancy among older adults – a group known to be at...
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Scientists use smart sensors to assess vaccine safety accurately

Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have utilised smart sensors to evaluate vaccine safety for the first time ever, an innovation that looks to...
COVID-19 pandemic led to increased levels of depression and loneliness

COVID-19 pandemic led to increased levels of depression and loneliness

A new report on social isolation has discovered that depression and loneliness levels increased among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. The link between poorer...

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