Nearly every state saw sharp declines in birth rates since pandemic began

NEARLY EVERY STATE SAW SHARP DECLINES IN BIRTH RATES SINCE PANDEMIC BEGAN

New preliminary data from state health departments show that there were a total of 1,027,207 births in 2019 compared to 941,040 births...

CDC will relax rules for vaccinated people and allow them to socialize together

CDC WILL RELAX RULES FOR VACCINATED PEOPLE AND ALLOW THEM TO SOCIALIZE TOGETHER

The CDC is planning to release recommendations including whom to socialize with, where such meetings should take place and factors...

 
 
 
Merck will help Johnson & Johnson produce its one-dose COVID-19 vaccine in 'historic partnership'

MERCK WILL HELP JOHNSON & JOHNSON PRODUCE ITS ONE-DOSE COVID-19 VACCINE IN 'HISTORIC PARTNERSHIP'

President Joe Biden will announce on Tuesday that Merck & Co will help produce Johnson & Johnson's one-shot coronavirus vaccine, dedicating...

Coronavirus: Eight out of England's 10 Covid hotspots have prisons

CORONAVIRUS: EIGHT OUT OF ENGLAND'S 10 COVID HOTSPOTS HAVE PRISONS

EXCLUSIVE: Department of Health data shows that, for the week ending February 21, areas with prisons in had infection rates that were...

 
 
 
Britain's Covid vaccines should cut the risk of dying or being hospitalised MORE in younger adults

BRITAIN'S COVID VACCINES SHOULD CUT THE RISK OF DYING OR BEING HOSPITALISED MORE IN YOUNGER ADULTS

Public Health England last night revealed a single shot of the Covid jabs cut hospital rates in over-80s by 80 per cent. Dr Mary Ramsay,...

Now 54-year-old David Cameron gets his Covid jab amid postcode lottery fears

NOW 54-YEAR-OLD DAVID CAMERON GETS HIS COVID JAB AMID POSTCODE LOTTERY FEARS

Mr Cameron said he was 'proud' to have received the jab and hailed the NHS for its 'deeply impressive' roll-out. He tweeted a photograph...

 
 
 
Fascinating time-lapse charts show how England's Covid vaccine drive has worked

FASCINATING TIME-LAPSE CHARTS SHOW HOW ENGLAND'S COVID VACCINE DRIVE HAS WORKED

Figures compiled by the Office for National Statistics show 22 per cent of over-85s in England had Covid antibodies at the start of...

Coronavirus: UK narrows search for missing Brazil variant case to South East

CORONAVIRUS: UK NARROWS SEARCH FOR MISSING BRAZIL VARIANT CASE TO SOUTH EAST

The Health Secretary said officials are close to finding the person who provided the positive swab but no contact details, working...

 
 
 
EIGHT MILLION people in England live in neighbourhoods with close to ZERO Covid cases

EIGHT MILLION PEOPLE IN ENGLAND LIVE IN NEIGHBOURHOODS WITH CLOSE TO ZERO COVID CASES

MPs called on Boris Johnson to justify his national approach to easing restrictions, saying it was unfair to keep Devon residents 'cooped...

Up to 55,000 Covid-positive people never got their test results, official figures show

UP TO 55,000 COVID-POSITIVE PEOPLE NEVER GOT THEIR TEST RESULTS, OFFICIAL FIGURES SHOW

EXCLUSIVE: Test and Trace data showed 54,551 coronavirus patients have not given email addresses and mobile numbers to contact them...

 
 
 
Psychology: More than a THIRD of young adults report smartphone addiction symptoms, study finds

PSYCHOLOGY: MORE THAN A THIRD OF YOUNG ADULTS REPORT SMARTPHONE ADDICTION SYMPTOMS, STUDY FINDS

Experts surveyed 1,043 people aged 18-30 about their smartphone usage, sleep quality and their strategies to reduce use of the devices.

Covid vaccines: Fewer than TEN over-80s now need to enter intensive care in England each day

COVID VACCINES: FEWER THAN TEN OVER-80S NOW NEED TO ENTER INTENSIVE CARE IN ENGLAND EACH DAY

Matt Hancock hailed 'exciting' data showing that just one shot of either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or Pfizer jab offers dramatic protection...

 
 
 
Houston is the first US city to find EVERY 'super-covid' variant

HOUSTON IS THE FIRST US CITY TO FIND EVERY 'SUPER-COVID' VARIANT

Houston, Texas, is the first city in the US to identify all of the major coronavirus variants spreading in the US, according to a soon-to-be-posted...

Which mouthwash is worth your money? MANDY FRANCIS asks dentist Uchenna Okoye to assess a selection

WHICH MOUTHWASH IS WORTH YOUR MONEY? MANDY FRANCIS ASKS DENTIST UCHENNA OKOYE TO ASSESS A SELECTION

Mouthwashes promise to help in various ways - but can they? MANDY FRANCIS asks Dr Uchenna Okoye, a dentist at London Smiling clinic...

 
 
 
More than half of pregnant women worldwide say they WOULD get a COVID vaccine

MORE THAN HALF OF PREGNANT WOMEN WORLDWIDE SAY THEY WOULD GET A COVID VACCINE

More adults in the U.S. - and around the world - are becoming comfortable with the idea of getting a coronavirus vaccine, two new reports,...

'Will honey drops ease my red itchy eyes?':Dr MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

'WILL HONEY DROPS EASE MY RED ITCHY EYES?':DR MARTIN SCURR ANSWERS YOUR HEALTH QUESTIONS

Dr MARTIN SCURR: I've seen no published evidence suggesting Manuka honey can help, although Manuka drops may have a beneficial antiseptic...

 
 
 
Diamond-tipped probe used to fix faulty heart rhythms could cut the risk of stroke

DIAMOND-TIPPED PROBE USED TO FIX FAULTY HEART RHYTHMS COULD CUT THE RISK OF STROKE

A diamond-tipped probe that fixes faulty heart rhythms could cut the risk of stroke. The probe, which is slightly narrower than a straw,...

Why hugging means you live longer! It can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and lessen pain

WHY HUGGING MEANS YOU LIVE LONGER! IT CAN REDUCE STRESS, LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE AND LESSEN PAIN

In a recent poll 59 per cent of people questioned said they would no longer greet others with a kiss, a hug, or even a handshake in...

 
 
 
Under the microscope: Countdown host and former Apprentice star Nick Hewer

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: COUNTDOWN HOST AND FORMER APPRENTICE STAR NICK HEWER

Nick Hewer, 77, said he has not been sleeping well during lockdown but revealed he has discovered the joy of cooked breakfasts in the...

Growing army of doctors helping their patients REVERSE DIABETES

GROWING ARMY OF DOCTORS HELPING THEIR PATIENTS REVERSE DIABETES

For years it troubled and perplexed Dr Ruth Tapsell that her type 2 diabetes patients made little or no progress despite the drugs...

 
 
 



Opioid Overdose Down in Patients Taking Buprenorphine

Opioid Overdose Down in Patients Taking Buprenorphine

Study indicates the drug is effective in opioid users who also take benzodiazepines for anxiety, other conditions Read more ...

Florida reveals vaccine form for ‘extremely vulnerable' an hour before...

Just an hour before Florida's latest expansion of vaccine eligibility was set to take effect, the state Department of Health revealed late Tuesday the form that doctors will... Read more ...

Qantas asks for paid pilot, crew training to replace JobKeeper

Qantas is pushing the federal government to pay for training for thousands of stood down aviation workers as a replacement lifeline when the JobKeeper wage subsidy finishes at... Read more ...

Government axes scheme to tap into farmers' water for Murray Darling

The Morrison government has been accused of caving to pressure from farm groups after cancelling its $1.5 billion Water Efficiency Program for on-farm water savings. Read more ...

Will Moses Mbye have to turn into the Tigers' super sub?

The former captain has spent the entire summer training at fullback, but the late arrival and sparkling trial form of Daine Laurie has him pondering another switch. Read more ...

Christian Porter was anguished and vehement in his denial

The Attorney-General came close to breaking down as he appeared before the media in Perth. Read more ...

Lees hopes soft ground will make it easier to unearth filly's talent

Unearthed burst onto the scene in mid-August when she destroyed a handy maiden field at Muswellbrook but things haven't gone to plan since then. Read more ...

The Latest: AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Taiwan

The first batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Taiwan Read more ...

What Mike Sneesby must do to succeed at Nine

Nine's new CEO will need to act quickly and decisively to maintain the media giant's momentum. Read more ...

4-week eicosapentaenoic acid-rich fish oil supplementation partially...

We previously showed 8-week of fish oil supplementation attenuated muscle damage. However, the effect of a shorter period of fish oil supplementation is unclear. The present... Read more ...