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Do diet and lifestyle impact COVID symptoms and severity?
August 5, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the important role that diet and lifestyle factors play in our health. Here’s how you can help researchers better understand the impact of diet and lifestyle behaviours on COVID symptoms and severity.
At least one in five infected with COVID-19 don't show any symptoms
August 1, 2020
Results from a new study suggest that both swab and antibody testing significantly underestimate the extent of coronavirus infections in the population, with at least one in five people infected with COVID-19 not showing any symptoms.
The COVID Symptom Study reveals six distinct ‘types’ of COVID-19
July 17, 2020
Data from the COVID Symptom Study has revealed six distinct ‘types’ of COVID-19, each distinguished by a particular cluster of symptoms. Learn more about this groundbreaking research, which your daily logging has made possible.
7 things you need to know about staying safe as lockdown measures begin to lift
July 2, 2020
As lockdown begins to lift in the UK, it's more important than ever to take precautions to stay safe and prevent new outbreaks of COVID-19. We share seven key things you need to know to keep you and your loved ones safe.
New app questions: Lifestyle and diabetes
June 19, 2020
Research suggests that nutrition and metabolic health may have a significant impact on who is most at risk of getting severe forms of COVID-19. Find out more about how these new key questions aim to help us better understand and reduce these risks.
How can you tell if you’ve lost your sense of smell?
June 18, 2020
It's fair to say that most of us know how to test for a fever and cough, but how can you test for the loss of smell? We talked to Professor Carl Philpott from Fifth Sense, who provided us with some tips for how you can test for a loss of smell at home.
Pregnancy and COVID-19: more data will help to guide better maternity care
June 3, 2020
Coronavirus is affecting the care of pregnant women, newborn babies, and new parents, but we need more data to understand the risks to pregnant women from coronavirus and provide them with the best possible care and advice.
You asked: What should I eat during the pandemic?
May 13, 2020
Are you struggling to know how to eat healthily during the COVID-19 pandemic? We asked our experts for advice on how to eat to best support immunity and tips for what you can do if you are struggling to buy fresh fruit and vegetables at the moment.
How your data will help fight COVID-19 in the US
March 26, 2020
As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic grips the United States, we are recruiting millions of citizen scientists across the nation. Our aim is to slow the outbreak of the disease and identify those at risk sooner. Here's how you can help out from home.