Saturday, July 31, 2021

Type 2 diabetes diet: The 'best option' for a takeaway recommended by a doctor

DIABETES expert Dr Sarah Brewer knows the delicate balance a person managing their blood sugar has to play when it comes to their diet. So, when it comes to having...
People infected with the Delta variant had 1,000 times as many copies of the virus in their respiratory tracts as people infected with the original strain (above), a new study found

Indian ‘Delta’ Covid variant spreads so fast because it makes copies of itself more...

Indian 'Delta' Covid variant spreads so fast because it makes copies of itself more quickly in the body...

Coronavirus vaccines: Are there toxins in vaccines? Why are people concerned?

CORONAVIRUS vaccines may give the UK a final way out of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic which has plagued the world since March this year. However, many people are wary of...
Prescriptions of all drugs fell by 25 percent last year, with prescriptions of antibiotics falling by 56 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic

Antibiotic prescriptions for children dropped by 25% during first eight months of the pandemic

Prescriptions for all children's medications fell dramatically last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study finds.Researchers from the University of Michigan gathered data from pharmacies across the country.  They found...
In January, Nicola Tracey sat down with her two young daughters and tried to do the impossible ¿ to find the right words to tell them she had only months left to live. The aggressive breast cancer she had been diagnosed with in July 2018 had returned with a vengeance, and had spread to her brain and lungs. Above: Nicola with daughters Charlotte (left), 10, and Jessica, 12

New drug Trodelvy gives hope in fight against deadly triple-negative breast cancer

In January, Nicola Tracey sat down with her two young daughters and tried to do the impossible – to find the right words to tell them she had only months...

Covid-19 UK: ‘Vaccines AND masks are best way to protect ourselves’ after Freedom Day

Research on how well various types of masks and face coverings protect against coronavirus has varied but experts and politicians have generally leaned towards the idea that the chance of...

More than A QUARTER of patients with COVID-19 are experiencing symptoms after six months

More than A QUARTER of COVID-19 patients are experiencing symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath at...
The Covid pandemic delayed breast cancer screenings and treatments, leading to excess deaths in the coming years, a new study finds (File image)

COVID-19 pandemic could lead to nearly 2,500 excess deaths from breast cancer by 2030

Disruptions in the healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic caused delays in breast cancer treatment that could lead to increased deaths, a new study suggests.Researchers from the University of Wisconsin...
Hiccups are due to involuntary spasms or contractions of the diaphragm muscle, which sits below the lungs and over the stomach, separating the upper and lower abdomen, says DR ELLIE CANNON. (Stock image)

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why does my poor husband get hiccups every time he eats?

My husband suffers from severe hiccups every time he eats. It's been going on for quite a while, and mainly happens when he eats bread or potatoes. The hiccups last for...

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