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We all want to be healthy. Digitalization of the healthcare system can play a significant role in helping us live healthier lives. The Data4Life Journal brings you current developments, new solutions, and visionary projects in the field of digital health. Our authors provide information, ask questions, and encourage you to discover the future of health from different perspectives.

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What are the side effects of coronavirus vaccines?

Side effects of the coronavirus vaccines

  • Coronavirus

Coronavirus vaccines, like any pharmaceuticals, may have side effects. Here you’ll find an overview of how frequent side effects are for each specific vaccine.

How to successfully develop a new routine

Living a climate-friendly life

  • Planetary health

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity, and each of us has a responsibility to take climate action. Find out what you can do and how climate change affects global health.

How coronavirus transformed traditional office jobs

Reimagining the way we work

  • Coronavirus
  • Healthy lifestyle

Office and work life was changing even before the coronavirus pandemic. Now the lockdown has introduced completely new ways of working, and it seems they are here to stay.

A timeline for the coronavirus vaccine

Who will get the coronavirus vaccine and when?

  • Coronavirus

The first coronavirus vaccines have been approved, and more are on the way. Vaccinating an entire nation is the next challenge. Data4Life explains the process and who will get vaccinated first.

A geriatric doctor talks about coronavirus and the elderly

Facing life-threatening illness in old age

  • Coronavirus
  • Mental health

Even though people over 70 have experienced a lot in life, old age can come with many new challenges. This interview offers insights on what the coronavirus pandemic is like for the elderly.

Ways to deal with social isolation for children and adolescents

Young and lonely

  • Mental health

Children and adolescents are not immune to loneliness. It can be either a symptom or a trigger for other issues. In this article, Data4Life sheds light on what to look out for and what can help.

At some temperatures, the virus can last for days or even weeks.

How long does SARS-CoV-2 survive on surfaces?

  • Coronavirus

It’s important to protect yourself during the pandemic. While most of us know about social distancing and wearing masks, many underestimate the risk of infection when touching common objects.

Police officer, mid-twenties, discusses long-term effects of COVID-19

A conversation about “long COVID”

  • Coronavirus
  • Mental health

Presumably, young, healthy people had little to fear from the coronavirus pandemic. Now there is increasing evidence of people experiencing prolonged illness after COVID-19. This is one man’s story.

How the virus behaves in children: infection, symptoms, and transmission risk

Coronavirus and children

  • Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus affects us all. And yet coronavirus infections in children have many special characteristics of their own. Data4Life gives you an overview of everything you need to know.

Making a difference with data

Data donation: better health and quality of life for all

  • Coronavirus
  • Digital health

People in the United States are ready to support medical research by donating their health data. In Germany, this shift in public opinion is yet to come.

Femtech in everyday life

Female health: a review of cycle-tracking apps

  • Digital health
  • Female health

When it comes to period tracking, the modern woman stopped relying on pen and paper a long time ago. Smartphones have become an all-rounder with helpful tools and apps.

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