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Can wearables like Fitbit devices be used to help detect COVID-19?

The COVID-Collab (https://covid-collab.org) research team at King’s College London have launched a free mobile app [Android] [iOS] which will allow scientists to investigate the use of wearable devices and smartphones for digital detection of COVID-19, to understand how it spreads and how the pandemic affects people's mental and physical health.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Jul 2020

Exposure to nature in cities beneficial for mental wellbeing

Researchers at King’s College London, landscape architects J & L Gibbons and art foundation Nomad Projects have used smartphone-based technology to assess the relationship between nature in cities and momentary mental wellbeing in real time. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Jan 2018

Potential for machine learning to predict unknown adverse drug reactions

Research funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, published in Scientific Reports today (Monday 27 November) shows that machine learning has the potential to predict unknown adverse drug reactions.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2017

First network analysis of patient flow in two UK hospitals published

Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, have used network science to analyse patient flow through a hospital for the first time in a UK health system.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Nov 2017

Research blog: Using advanced search technologies to help manage infectious disease outbreaks

Richard Dobson tells us how the latest search technologies are being used to tackle infectious disease outbreaks in hospitals.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Aug 2017