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Brain health in over 50s deteriorated more rapidly during the pandemic

Brain health in over 50s deteriorated more rapidly during the pandemic, even if they didn’t have COVID-19, according to major new research linking the pandemic to sustained cognitive decline.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Nov 2023

Children with ADHD frequently use healthcare service before diagnosis, study finds

Children and young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) use healthcare services twice as often in the two years before their diagnosis, a study by researchers at the University of Nottingham and King’s College London has found.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 31 Oct 2023

What can humans do to guarantee an ethical AI in healthcare? (Blog: Part II)

A two part feature by Dr Raquel Iniesta  exploring the current status of AI in healthcare, what we need to consider to ensure its application is ethical and current approaches that are helping this happen. Part II: How to achieve ethical AI. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Oct 2023

£14m provided for research into the brain development of children who were "in the womb" during the COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers at King’s College London and NIHR Maudsley BRC have been given £14m to conduct a six-year research programme into the effects COVID-19 on children.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Oct 2023

People with severe mental illness at 50 per cent higher risk of death following COVID-19 infection

New research from King’s College London has found that people in the UK with severe mental illness were at increased risk of death from all causes following COVID-19 infection compared to those without severe mental illness.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Oct 2023