Coronavirus could be STOPPED if 70% of the public wore face masks, study suggests

CORONAVIRUS COULD BE STOPPED IF 70% OF THE PUBLIC WORE FACE MASKS, STUDY SUGGESTS

A new study found that N95 face masks were best for filtering out aerosol-sized droplets, which can remain suspended in the air and...

Coronavirus England: Deaths rise 28% in one week to 2,466

CORONAVIRUS ENGLAND: DEATHS RISE 28% IN ONE WEEK TO 2,466

The weekly report from the Office for National Statistics showed that the numbers of people dying of any cause is higher than average...

 
 
 
Matt Hancock claims Tier Three restrictions before lockdown weren't tough enough

MATT HANCOCK CLAIMS TIER THREE RESTRICTIONS BEFORE LOCKDOWN WEREN'T TOUGH ENOUGH

Speaking to Parliament's Health and Social Care Committee today, Mr Hancock said: 'Why in Britain do we think it's acceptable to soldier...

Coronavirus-induced 'cytokine storm' which can be fatal is caused by TWO proteins

CORONAVIRUS-INDUCED 'CYTOKINE STORM' WHICH CAN BE FATAL IS CAUSED BY TWO PROTEINS

Researchers at St. Jude's department of immunology in Tennessee found the combination of cytokines TNF-alpha and INF-gamma creates...

 
 
 
Number 10 used apocalyptic Covid-19 graphs to 'frighten' public into lockdown, top statistician

NUMBER 10 USED APOCALYPTIC COVID-19 GRAPHS TO 'FRIGHTEN' PUBLIC INTO LOCKDOWN, TOP STATISTICIAN

Eminent statistician Sir David Spiegelhalter suggested the Government tried to manipulate Britons rather than genuinely inform them...

Coronavirus UK: Sussex and Herefordshire cases soar as Tiers decided

CORONAVIRUS UK: SUSSEX AND HEREFORDSHIRE CASES SOAR AS TIERS DECIDED

Boris Johnson will set out which tiers local authorities will fall into on Thursday, but he has warned many are expected to enter the...

 
 
 
Health volunteers who signed up in coronavirus crisis could be kept in 'NHS Reserve'

HEALTH VOLUNTEERS WHO SIGNED UP IN CORONAVIRUS CRISIS COULD BE KEPT IN 'NHS RESERVE'

An NHS reserve, similar to the one used by the military and the police in case of emergencies, may be set up in the UK under plans...

Coronavirus testing to be scaled up in care homes to allow physical contact during visits

CORONAVIRUS TESTING TO BE SCALED UP IN CARE HOMES TO ALLOW PHYSICAL CONTACT DURING VISITS

Care homes in the UK could get a system in which each resident can have up to two regular visitors who will be tested for coronavirus...

 
 
 
Children are willing to sacrifice in order to punish the bad action of others

CHILDREN ARE WILLING TO SACRIFICE IN ORDER TO PUNISH THE BAD ACTION OF OTHERS

Researchers from Harvard University have found youngsters are willing to sacrifice their own happiness to punish others for bad behaviour.

Grandparents in care homes could be allowed home for Christmas

GRANDPARENTS IN CARE HOMES COULD BE ALLOWED HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

Boris Johnson has given care home residents a glimmer of Christmas hope by vowing to roll-out rapid tests for visitors by the end of...

 
 
 
So which tier WILL London be in?

SO WHICH TIER WILL LONDON BE IN?

A rising infection rate in the capital, bucking the trend for most of England, has raised the possibility it could be plunged into...

At least 140 children were killed by cops in the US between 2003 and 2018

AT LEAST 140 CHILDREN WERE KILLED BY COPS IN THE US BETWEEN 2003 AND 2018

Boys accounted for 93% of the children killed by police and Hispanic kids were at a three-fold greater risk of dying when cops got...

 
 
 
How tumeric is the latest weapon in the fight against disease 

HOW TUMERIC IS THE LATEST WEAPON IN THE FIGHT AGAINST DISEASE 

The race to produce a Covid vaccine is hotting up, but there is still some way to go until a jab is available to everyone. And early...

Steve Ojomoh was an England rugby star. so why DID he have a stroke at 48? 

STEVE OJOMOH WAS AN ENGLAND RUGBY STAR. SO WHY DID HE HAVE A STROKE AT 48? 

As a former England rugby player and aged just 48, Steve Ojomoh might have seemed an unlikely candidate for a stroke. Indeed, he thought...

 
 
 
What can be done about a 'clicky' ear? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT A 'CLICKY' EAR? DR MARTIN SCURR ANSWERS YOUR HEALTH QUESTIONS

DR MARTIN SCURR: The key symptom of eustachian tube dysfunction is hearing your own voice booming, and sometimes your breathing sounds...

Danger for families with secret high cholesterol 

DANGER FOR FAMILIES WITH SECRET HIGH CHOLESTEROL 

Katie Cronin died in 2011 after collapsing with chest pains and breathlessness in the room of her flat in Colchester, Essex. A paramedic...

 
 
 
How viruses from colds to Covid-19 trick us into spending more time socialising

HOW VIRUSES FROM COLDS TO COVID-19 TRICK US INTO SPENDING MORE TIME SOCIALISING

Researchers from the State University of New York at Albany explained how Covid-19 could be changing the behaviour of those it infects...

Would you go under the surgeon's knife WIDE AWAKE if it cut your waiting time for an operation?

WOULD YOU GO UNDER THE SURGEON'S KNIFE WIDE AWAKE IF IT CUT YOUR WAITING TIME FOR AN OPERATION?

Around 20 per cent of the 3.5 million anaesthetics given in the NHS each year are local or regional anaesthetics, which just numb a...

 
 
 
A depression pill from 70 years ago could be used to treat prostate cancer, research suggests 

A DEPRESSION PILL FROM 70 YEARS AGO COULD BE USED TO TREAT PROSTATE CANCER, RESEARCH SUGGESTS 

Results of a small trial suggest phenelzine, which treats depression (by altering levels of brain chemicals that regulate mood) can...

Pharmacist GEMMA FROMAGE reveals how to save £200-a-year on everyday essentials

PHARMACIST GEMMA FROMAGE REVEALS HOW TO SAVE £200-A-YEAR ON EVERYDAY ESSENTIALS

GEMMA FROMAGE: For every condition, there is often a branded over-the-counter remedy we instinctively reach for. And yet there will...

 
 
 



Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, anecdotal reports suggested that infusing very sick patients with the blood plasma of people who'd survived the disease might help boost... Read more ...

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Wales Health Minister Vaughan Gething blamed the higher rate there on young adults Read more ...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The Essentials

Buy Buy Baby's Black Friday sale 2020 is one you don't want to miss. If you're a parent, you're aware that babies need things and things happen to be expensive. Maybe you're in... Read more ...

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Transcript: In the race to return to normal, is a COVID-19 vaccine going to be the answer? A possible answer, but one that comes with so many questions. As vaccine trials move... Read more ...

FDA OKs Highly Specific COVID-19 Antibody Test

FDA OKs Highly Specific COVID-19 Antibody Test

The FDA authorized use of a COVID-19 semi-quantitative antibody testing kit that appears to detect the exact level of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, test manufacturer Kantaro... Read more ...

Study Reassures on MS Patients' Breast, Colorectal Cancer Risk

Study Reassures on MS Patients' Breast, Colorectal Cancer Risk

Incidence of breast and colorectal cancers was similar between people with and without multiple sclerosis , but MS patients had a higher incidence of other cancers, including... Read more ...

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

Because its trial designs do not meet even the basic minimum criteria set forth by the Food and Drug Administration for new vaccines, AstraZeneca's adenovirus-vector vaccine... Read more ...

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Department of Health statistics show UK infections have dropped 7 per cent week-on-week, with 19,609 positive tests confirmed last Wednesday as the outbreak continues to tail off. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Manchester braces for return to tier three after England's...

Coronavirus UK: Manchester braces for return to tier three after England's lockdown ends

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, said today it is 'more likely than not' that Ministers will put his area in the 'very high' level when the national lockdown ends... Read more ...

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at Age of 60

Football icon Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 60. Read more ...