Tag Archives: Experts

Experts demand No10 ‘urgently’ releases data behind new amber-plus list restrictions for France

Experts demand No10 ‘urgently’ releases data behind new amber-plus list restrictions for France as ministers opt against slapping Spain with same travel quarantine rules Travellers from France slapped with restrictions due to South African variant But official data shows Spain and Greece have more cases of this mutant strain Royal Statistical Society has called on… Read More »

Life after lockdown: Mental health experts share five tips for those anxious about restrictions easing

As restrictions are beginning to ease many people may be feeling anxious about re-entering the world.  ue to this, St Patrick’s mental health services has released tips on how to ease these feelings of anxiety and worry as part of its Walk in My Shoes campaign.  Mental health experts recommend that those who are feeling overwhelmed should adjust to… Read More »

Telehealth works, but upgrade is still needed, say experts

Telehealth demonstrated its potential value as a way to supplement medical care during the pandemic, greatly improving access and accessibility, and is likely here to stay. But, experts said at a panel this week, changes in regulatory oversight and technological upgrades will be needed to ensure that the already marginalized — the elderly, the poor,… Read More »

Public health experts are being political over protests and the coronavirus, and they should be. – Slate

Physicians march with people protesting police brutality on June 6, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images An open letter from public health experts this week sparked a lot of news coverage and more than a few claims of hypocrisy. Drafted by infectious disease experts at the University of Washington in response to the many… Read More »

Adele Lost Weight Following the Trendy Sirtfood Diet, But Experts Say It Could Be Dangerous – Showbiz Cheat Sheet

The reality of being a celebrity is people look up to you — but that’s not always positive. Adele recently shocked fans by debuting her dramatic weight loss and followers flocked to the comments section of her Instagram, complimenting the 31-year-old songstress on her slimmed-down physique. And they had an important question for her: How… Read More »

XX Marks the Spot: Why Did Women Tech Experts Rule at DC Health Data Confab?

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON Three government experts on a health tech conference panel discuss the urgency of releasing actionable data; all are women. A more senior official, another woman, gives a TED-style talk making the same case. And a four-person, private-sector panel debates privacy and ethics; three of the four are female. Health Datapalooza, a… Read More »