Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Going grey is ‘caused by stress and can REVERSE itself’, scientists claim

GOING grey is caused by stress and could even reverse itself, scientists have claimed. Experts say that by analysing strands of hair, it can...

Experts say protests following George Floyd's death could trigger a second wave of coronavirus

Thousands of Americans left their homes and took to the streets to protest across the country after the death of George Floyd.The 46-year-old...

Dementia care: A sudden liking of this kind of food could be an early...

BMJ reported: “The frequencies of symptoms in all five domains, except swallowing problems , were higher than in Alzheimer’s disease and changes in...

Spain reports no new COVID-19 deaths, 71 new cases

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks walk on a crosswalk, as some Spanish provinces are allowed to ease lockdown restrictions during phase one,...

The ghosts of the care-home dead will come back to haunt this government |...

The pandemic firestorm still burns in care homes. Untested residents and unprotected staff in this neglected private archipelago used to be out of...

'If you're over 70 then 'medical decline' means you should be shielding'

Some readers in the 70+ age group have sent letters to me expressing shock that they may have to stay...

How to tell the difference between hay fever and coronavirus symptoms

MORE than 18 million Brits across the country are facing hay fever hell this week - as pollen levels soar. However, as the grass...

Denis Stanworth obituary

My father, Denis Stanworth, who has died aged 91 of Covid-19, was a pioneering immunologist. For most of his long career he was...

The 4 things you need to know about coronavirus – as we come out...

CORONAVIRUS infections first began cropping up back in December in Wuhan in China.  Now, nearly six months on, there have been a staggering 372,000...

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your stomach you could be lacking B12

Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to vision problems, memory loss, loss of physical coordination and can damage parts of the nervous system, so...

Eli Lilly starts human study of potential COVID-19 antibody treatment

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co (LLY.N) said on Monday it had started an early-stage trial to test its potential treatment for COVID-19,...

How to keep your home safe from coronavirus as UK begins next phase of...

FOR months now Britons have stayed at home to stop the spread of coronavirus. But with the country moving into the next phase of...

Eli Lilly starts human study of potential COVID-19 treatment

The logo of Lilly is seen on a wall of the Lilly France company unit, part of the Eli Lilly and Co drugmaker...

Skin cancer symptoms: The sign in your feet that could signal the deadly disease

Melanoma sin cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the UK with around 16,000 new cases diagnosed each year.The NHS states: “More...

The 7 coronavirus symptoms to watch out for as kids return to school

KIDS across the country are set to return to school today as part of the Government's plan for getting the UK up and...

Follow our guide to keeping your home free from coronavirus as the lockdown starts...

As lockdown gradually begins to ease, we are now at increased risk of picking up the virus and bringing it into our homes,...

Coronavirus symptoms: Are itchy eyes a sign of hay fever or COVID-19? Dr Hilary's...

Coronavirus symptoms are listed by the NHS as a new, persistent cough, a high temperature and a loss or change to your sense...

2.4 MILLION patients are caught in coronavirus cancer backlog

Almost 2.5million patients have missed out on vital cancer tests and treatment because of the pandemic.The NHS faces the shocking backlog of cases as...

Monsoon rains arrive on Kerala coast in southwest India: government official

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s annual monsoon arrived on the Kerala coast on Monday, an official at the state-run weather office said, marking the...

Dementia symptoms: Does your partner do this in their sleep? Major warning sign to...

"These drugs won't bring back memory and thinking, but they can boost what functions remain and help with behavioural problems and hallucinations," notes...

Scientists hunt pandemic hotspots in race to test vaccines

LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic may be waning. For vaccine developers, that could be a problem. FILE PHOTO:...

Pollen count: What is it today? How to allergy proof your home to help...

When the pollen count is high hay fever sufferers will often experience worse symptoms. Pollen count is based on the measurement of the...

Hong Kong reports first local COVID-19 cases in two weeks

FILE PHOTO: A man wears a protective mask as he walks at a tourist spot, following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, at...

South Korea's Celltrion says COVID-19 drug shows 100-fold reduction in viral load

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s Celltrion Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment of COVID-19 demonstrated a 100-fold reduction in viral load of...

The coronavirus crisis in Britain's prisons | Podcast

When Britain went into an unprecedented lockdown in March, most people were confined to their homes with little more than a short daily...

Timeline to a catastrophe: First five months of SAGE meeting notes

The first five months of SAGE meeting notes have revealed how scientists and health officials initially wrote-off coronavirus as another Swine flu before...