Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Covid ICU survivor: 'I have come out the other end'

By Fiona WalkerBBC Scotland health correspondentimage captionTam McCue, 64, took ill with Covid-19 despite never having a day off sick from his work...

Covid impact on NHS capacity in England to last 'several years'

Ministers must be honest with the public that patients face “several years” of waiting longer than usual for treatment because Covid-19 has disrupted...

Grab the menthol chest balm and rehydration tabs!

Fear of further lockdowns has sparked the return of people panic-buying loo rolls and supermarket rationing. But if you come down with Covid-19 and...

Eat to beat bowel cancer as study finds key nutrients slash risk of second...

KEY nutrients found in foods like broccoli, milk and peanuts can slash the risk of bowel cancer, experts have claimed. Researchers claim that foods...

NHS boss says locking up older Brits to help slash Covid deaths is ‘implausible’

LOCKING up older Brits to help slash Covid deaths will never work, according to the head of the NHS. Sir Simon Stevens warned an...

How to live longer: Hot chilli peppers protect against cancers and boosts longevity

Now more than ever, finding ways to live a healthy and happy life have become insurmountable. Spice lovers rejoice as numerous studies have...

The doctors still crippled by Covid-19 six months after they caught it

Some can barely walk they're so exhausted and their muscles so weak. Many have lost the ability to recall everyday facts or hold...

Best supplements for weight loss: Pill to change body composition and increase weight loss

In another study, the efficacy of conjugated linoleic acid for reducing fat mass was analysed.The study noted: “Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has been...

England’s new coronavirus restrictions explained

A series of new restrictions connected to coronavirus came into force in England on Monday. There are new rules requiring people to self-isolate,...

Pubs, bars and restaurants were to blame for only 3% of all coronavirus outbreaks...

New laws and fines at a glance:   Fines for people who refuse to self-isolate, starting at £1,000 and rising to £10,000...

Hair loss treatment: An ancient oil to unplug hair follicles to increase hair growth

When it comes to combating the dreaded hair loss condition, tea tree essential oil could be one of the most inexpensive and natural ways to help...

Asking over-65s to shield is 'age-based apartheid', boss of NHS England says

Asking all over-65s to shield to slow the transmission of the second wave of coronavirus would be “age-based apartheid” and would not work,...

High blood pressure: Bleeding from this region of the body is a warning of...

The retina is the tissue layer located in the back of the eye.This layer transforms light into nerve signals that are then sent...

Google boss, 33, left bedbound after his ‘broken arm’ turned out to be brain...

WHEN James McGill broke his arm, he thought it was little more than a standard fracture. But what he expected would be six weeks...

Scientists 'amazed' after trial of artificial solution killed virus in 96% of infected ferrets

Could a nasal spray offer hope against Covid-19? Scientists 'amazed' after...

Covid-19 outbreak at Bernard Matthews turkey plant in Holton

Related TopicsCoronavirus pandemicimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionBy the mid-1950s, Bernard Matthews was producing 3,000 turkey eggs a year and had moved its headquarters to...

Covid-19 tests that give results in minutes to be rolled out across world

Tests for Covid-19 that show on-the-spot results in 15 to 30 minutes are about to be rolled out across the world, potentially saving...

Type 2 diabetes: Having elevated blood sugar levels could cause an infection in this...

Elevated blood sugar levels can be responsible for a cascade of problems and symptoms. When there's extra sugar in the blood, the body...

Covid: Manchester mayor calls for 'urgent review' of 10pm closures

media captionCrowds formed after people left pubs and bars at the 22:00 curfew in YorkThere should be an "urgent review" of 10pm closure...

'Hypertension in pregnancy may lead to heart disease,' says Dr Miriam Stoppard

At every antenatal visit a mum-to-be is checked for high blood pressure for the very good reason it may warn of...

The DIY jobs that help you lose weight faster… from painting to building flat...

SQUEEZING a work out into our busy schedules can sometimes be stressful and time consuming. New data has revealed that completing long-awaited DIY projects...

Dementia symptoms – do you smell that? It could signal brain decline

Other risk factorsAccording to the Alzheimer's Society, there are a few studies that suggest birth relatives of a family member with DLB may...

Liverpool could face further coronavirus curbs as infections rise

Whitbread - 6,000 jobs 22 September: Whitbread, which owns the Premier Inn, Beefeater and Brewers Fayre chains, said it would cut 6,000 jobs at...

Inquiry into failings at south Wales maternity units grows to 160 cases

An independent panel investigating two maternity units in south Wales where a series of failings may have put the lives of mothers and...

Covid-19 deaths pass 1,000 in Birmingham hospitals

Related TopicsCoronavirus pandemicimage copyrightEPAimage captionThe number of coronavirus cases in Birmingham is 153.2 per 100,000 peopleThe UK's first hospital trust to record 1,000...

NHS Test & Trace does NOT work say whistle-blowers, who haven’t dealt with one...

NHS Test and Trace whistle-blowers claim the service doesn't work - and some say they haven’t even dealt with a single case. An army...