A study of the impact of coronavirus on people living and working in care homes pulls together lessons learnt during the first wave to help prepare for new outbreaks.
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.