Wearable digital devices are to be trialled in care homes to establish whether the technology can help reduce covid-19 infections and prevent deaths.
A major new study has identified 2,085 excess deaths in England and Wales due to heart disease and stroke during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Surgeons could dramatically reduce the risk of infection after an operation by simply changing the antiseptic they use.
Drugs used to treat initial signs of rheumatoid arthritis also improve the early stages of heart disease, according to new research.
Healthcare systems around the world need to develop ways of supporting people in the community who are recovering from COVID-19, say researchers.