Monday, January 20, 2020

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of a new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South...

China confirms spread of coronavirus as new cases surge

BEIJING (Reuters) - An outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, Chinese authorities said on Monday, as the...

Blue Monday: Are you experiencing the most depressing day of the year or do...

Landing on 20th January 2020, Blue Monday has been calculated as the most gloomiest of them all. However, research commissioned by The Weather...

New cervical cancer test could prevent one in four cases — and experts reckon...

A NEW cervical cancer test could prevent one in four cases — and experts reckon the disease could be wiped out. Scientists believe the...

Early onset of menopause can TRIPLE health risks in later life, new research suggests 

Early onset of menopause can TRIPLE health risks in later life,...

China confirms 139 new cases of pneumonia over weekend, virus spreads to new cities

Tourist line-up in a health control at the arrival section at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok, Thailand, Januaruy 19, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge SilvaSHANGHAI (Reuters)...

Lonely Brits would feel better chatting to postman than a Facebook ‘friend’ for company,...

LONELY Brits would feel better chatting to the postman than turning to a Facebook “friend” for company, the UK’s former top family doctor...

Women pile on the pounds after becoming mothers because of lifestyle changes, research reveals 

Mothers 'weigh nearly three pounds more on average than childless women...

Cervical cancer could be on its way to extinction thanks to improved testing and...

Cervical cancer could be on its way to extinction thanks to...

Cervical cancer could be eliminated in England, experts say

Experts say cervical cancer could be eliminated in England through a combination of the vaccine and NHS screening, which will now test every...

Cervical cancer is an avoidable disease – in theory, at least

Each year more than half a million women worldwide receive a cervical cancer diagnosis but, as the World Health Organization has made clear,...

Cancer breakthrough: Highly sensitive new screening and jab success could save lives

But the NHS has now rolled out a new method that sees patients first tested for HPV infection, with only those that have...

Cystic fibrosis campaign: Six young sufferers finally get wonder pills in NHS deal

Now, ​Rufus Wilson, five, George Monckton, nine, Ivy Weir, six, Charlotte Taylor, four, Charlie Foster, eight and Annabelle Brown, 20, have all got...

Think yourself happier: Turning off the radio, scrapping a shopping list and quitting sugar...

Have you managed to keep your New Year resolutions? Chances are your willpower might be starting to flag, as it’s tough making big life...

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your head that could signal the condition

The NHS state that adults need 10 micrograms of vitamin D daily. Without it, bone density can decrease, which can contribute to osteoporosis...

Bed shortages leave Sunderland patients to sleep overnight in A&E

Patients have had to sleep overnight in the A&E unit of one of the NHS’s biggest hospitals because it is overwhelmed by the...

Cervical cancer symptoms: The first noticeable sign of the deadly disease to watch out...

Women aged between 25 and 64, who are registered to a GP, are routinely invited by the NHS to have a cervical screening...

If A&E targets shame the Tories, the solution is not to scrap them |...

If the government decides to abolish targets for A&E waiting times, can the medical profession get together with patients’ associations and find a...

Joe Swash health: Dancing on Ice star felt 'sheer terror' amid life-threatening infection

Scoring 21.5 in his week one display to Olly Murs’ Dance With Me Tonight – putting him in seventh place out of 12...

Daughter, 34, who lost 2 siblings & dad to diabetes is crowdfunding own funeral...

A 34-year-old woman who lost two siblings and her dad to diabetes is fundraising to pay for her own funeral after being told...

Bradley Walsh health: The Chase star reveals painful health injury after accident

Bradley Walsh is living proof of the opportunities that arise from having the gift of the gab. The former professional football player has...

Jayne Torvill health: Dangerous condition that took the Dancing On Ice judge by surprise

Famously winning gold at the 1984 Winter Olympics – paired with fellow Dancing On Ice judge Christopher Dean – Jayne wouldn’t have ever...

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia...

China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as...

Ears popping: Why are my ears popping today? Met Office reveals phenomenon

Ear popping is something we’ve all experienced on planes and trains. When there is an altitude change, the air pressure can be felt...

Eating disorders: 12 deaths in seven years led to coroner warnings

At least 12 highly vulnerable people with eating disorders have died over the last seven years after failings in care that were so...