Society

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Photo : The effect of telemedicine on patients’ wellbeing: A systematic review

The effect of telemedicine on patients’ wellbeing: A systematic review

This study aims to systematically review the effectiveness of telehealth platforms on patients’ wellbeing and health services. Telemedicine has become an increasingly popular option for long distance/virtual medical care and education. We performed an analysis of 64 documents published during 2000-2020 with the aim of systematically analyzing the effect of telemedicine on patients’ wellbeing. The […]

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Photo : Abstentionist voting – between disengagement and protestation in neglected areas: a spatial analysis of the Paris metropolis

Abstentionist voting – between disengagement and protestation in neglected areas: a spatial analysis of the Paris metropolis

How to explain abstention in elections? Over the last ten years, sociology, political science and geography have tended to converge in terms of analysis of electoral behavior. Abstentionist voting can be considered in two ways. First, in areas where there is a concentration of politically and/or sociologically marginalized populations, there is a higher abstention rate. This hypothesis refers […]

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Photo : Covid19 : The 3 R, Response, Recovery and Resilience

Covid19 : The 3 R, Response, Recovery and Resilience

“Covid–19 has brought unprecedented tragic consequences for individuals and companies alike. Since the outbreak of this pandemic, all countries have been struggling to maintain a difficult balance between economic losses and their citizens’ health safety. Governments adopted exceptional monetary and fiscal stimulus packages as a response to revitalizing inflicted economies. The way out of the […]

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Photo : Do whisky investors read the Bible?

Do whisky investors read the Bible?

Whisky has become a relevant investment opportunity for both individual and institutional investors. However, if you decide to invest in this specific asset but don’t know anything to the whisky industry, how can you inform about the most profitable bottles? A solution can consist in relying on bottle evaluations made by whisky experts, like those […]

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Photo : COVID-19, an urban disease?

COVID-19, an urban disease?

An article published on Euro Cities with the participation of Sebastien Bourdin. Dense settlement and intensive traffic with other centres are reasons why the Covid-19 pandemic hit cities particularly hard. Recent research has shown that other factors also play an important role, for example the quality of public services and the health system. “When the […]

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Photo : Decoding China’s COVID‐19 ‘virus exceptionalism’

Decoding China’s COVID‐19 ‘virus exceptionalism’

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic incurs enormous challenges in public health and socioeconomic life globally. The high transmissibility, long incubation period, and existence of asymptomatic patients expose the ineffectiveness of traditional mitigation techniques (e.g., wearing masks, keeping physical distance, restricting long‐distance travels), furthermore, lead to the dilemma between halting the viral spread and maintaining economic growth for the government decision-makers.   As response, timely and accurate contact tracing […]

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