Experts warn CDC estimate that less than 10%' of COVID-19 cases occur outdoors is exaggeration

EXPERTS WARN CDC ESTIMATE THAT LESS THAN 10%' OF COVID-19 CASES OCCUR OUTDOORS IS EXAGGERATION

Health experts says the CDC's estimate of the risk of outdoor coronavirus transmission is misleading and that the true risk is believed...

One THIRD of children who suffer a concussion go on to develop anxiety, depression or other issues

ONE THIRD OF CHILDREN WHO SUFFER A CONCUSSION GO ON TO DEVELOP ANXIETY, DEPRESSION OR OTHER ISSUES

Scientists at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Australia reviewed concussion studies including more than 89,000 children...

 
 
 
CDC has stopped counting every 'breakthrough' Covid infection in fully vaccinated people

CDC HAS STOPPED COUNTING EVERY 'BREAKTHROUGH' COVID INFECTION IN FULLY VACCINATED PEOPLE

The CDC is no longer counting every COVID-19 infection among people who fell ill after being fully immunized with the vaccine and only...

CIA plan to flush out Bin Laden through fake vaccine drive has driven jab hesitancy in Pakistan

CIA PLAN TO FLUSH OUT BIN LADEN THROUGH FAKE VACCINE DRIVE HAS DRIVEN JAB HESITANCY IN PAKISTAN

A Warwick University study published today found the 2011 operation led to a decline in overall vaccine rates in Pakistan by up to...

 
 
 
Every region of England saw ZERO Covid deaths at least once during the final week of April

EVERY REGION OF ENGLAND SAW ZERO COVID DEATHS AT LEAST ONCE DURING THE FINAL WEEK OF APRIL

Office for National Statistics data showed there were 205 Covid fatalities in the seven days to April 30, less than half the 400 involving...

Covid: UK could be 'back to normal by the end of the year' if vaccines continue to work, says SAGE

COVID: UK COULD BE 'BACK TO NORMAL BY THE END OF THE YEAR' IF VACCINES CONTINUE TO WORK, SAYS SAGE

Professor Graham Medley, who sits on SAGE, said the country was in the 'best position its been in for the whole pandemic'. But he warned...

 
 
 
Ban on online junk food ads WILL go ahead

BAN ON ONLINE JUNK FOOD ADS WILL GO AHEAD

The Queen's Speech includes legislation to impose the restrictions, along with a block on TV ads before the 9pm watershed and ending...

Could ECSTASY cure PTSD? Patients given party drug before counselling respond better to treatment

COULD ECSTASY CURE PTSD? PATIENTS GIVEN PARTY DRUG BEFORE COUNSELLING RESPOND BETTER TO TREATMENT

The US study found two-thirds of PTSD patients given MDMA alongside therapy went into remission two months after treatment - compared...

 
 
 
Postnatal depression was TWICE as common among mothers caring for new babies during lockdown

POSTNATAL DEPRESSION WAS TWICE AS COMMON AMONG MOTHERS CARING FOR NEW BABIES DURING LOCKDOWN

University College London researchers surveyed 162 London-based women with babies less than six months old between May and June. They...

UK is in a 'very good position' against Covid variants

UK IS IN A 'VERY GOOD POSITION' AGAINST COVID VARIANTS

BioNTech said their jab could still block infections from variants in most cases, and almost all hospitalisations and deaths, in their...

 
 
 
Data from UK's roll-out shows first dose of AstraZeneca's jab cuts risk of dying from virus by 80%

DATA FROM UK'S ROLL-OUT SHOWS FIRST DOSE OF ASTRAZENECA'S JAB CUTS RISK OF DYING FROM VIRUS BY 80%

Health Secretary Matt Hancock today hailed the Public Health England data, saying the evidence was 'clear' that vaccines protect against...

Intoxication brings strangers physically closer, study finds

INTOXICATION BRINGS STRANGERS PHYSICALLY CLOSER, STUDY FINDS

Strangers move closer together after boozing, scientists at the University of Illinois show. Alcohol reduces physical proximity at...

 
 
 
Diabetes cases DOUBLE in 15 years as five million Britons have condition, figures reveal

DIABETES CASES DOUBLE IN 15 YEARS AS FIVE MILLION BRITONS HAVE CONDITION, FIGURES REVEAL

Almost 4.1million Britons have been diagnosed with diabetes, compared with just over two million back in 2004/05. Sean Carter-Selwood...

DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

DR MARTIN SCURR ANSWERS YOUR HEALTH QUESTIONS

DR MARTIN SCURR: Trigeminal neuralgia causes recurrent episodes of severe, electric shock-like pains on one side of the face.

 
 
 
A brisk stroll is as effective at getting you in shape as jogging, expert says

A BRISK STROLL IS AS EFFECTIVE AT GETTING YOU IN SHAPE AS JOGGING, EXPERT SAYS

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been one pastime that people have been able to indulge in more than normal. Walking.

Beaming infrared light into the ear could combat hearing loss, tests show 

BEAMING INFRARED LIGHT INTO THE EAR COULD COMBAT HEARING LOSS, TESTS SHOW 

Researchers at the University of Miami are assessing the effectiveness of infrared light delivered to the ear in reducing the effects...

 
 
 
'I went through the menopause at 13': Woman tells her moving story in a new TV show

'I WENT THROUGH THE MENOPAUSE AT 13': WOMAN TELLS HER MOVING STORY IN A NEW TV SHOW

Hayley Cockman, 40, who lives in Essex with her husband, has recently come to terms with her condition and the fact her best hope of...

How to get big pharma to launch a war on superbugs

HOW TO GET BIG PHARMA TO LAUNCH A WAR ON SUPERBUGS

Antibiotic resistance, experts said, was escalating to the point where routine and once highly treatable infections might soon become...

 
 
 
Many young people turn monosyllabic when they hit puberty

MANY YOUNG PEOPLE TURN MONOSYLLABIC WHEN THEY HIT PUBERTY

Overnight, it seems, many teenagers become monosyllabic once they hit puberty, transformed into the TV teen characters Kevin and Perry.

Babies withms

BABIES WITHMS

Experts at University College London studied 6,000 children and found they put on more weight between age five and 14 if their father...

 
 
 



Plaque phenotype, IL-23 at baseline may predict downstream severe psoriasis

Plaque phenotype, IL-23 at baseline may predict downstream severe psoriasis

Individuals with psoriasis who had plaque phenotype and interleukin-23 involvement at baseline were more likely to develop severe skin disease at 10 years, according to a... Read more ...

SGIM Annual Meeting Focuses on Inclusivity

SGIM meeting Chair Rita Lee, MD, said she hoped that this year's event will allow attendees an opportunity to 'celebrate the incredible strengths and diverse voices of our... Read more ...

The Workout J.D. Pardo Uses to Get Mayans M.C. Strong

After taking some time off to recuperate from injuries, Pardo hit the gym hard. Read more ...

Presumed Safety of Probiotics Questioned

In certain medical conditions, probiotic supplements may actually make things worse. If you've ever made sauerkraut at home, you know you don't have to add any kind of starter... Read more ...

Great-grandmother earns a college degree at 78: 'I really love learning'

Vivian Cunningham, a great-grandmother of three, earned her undergraduate degree in liberal studies at Alabama's Samford University at 78 years old. Read more ...

Gwyneth Paltrow's Comments About Eating Bread During Lockdown Are Peak...

For the families of nearly six-hundred-thousand Americans , the low point of pandemic lockdown was watching their loved one die from a novel virus while the worldwide... Read more ...

A stoush over a fire study and a chilling glimpse of the future

A story about bushfires, the climate crisis, logging and contested science that shines a light on the very difficult climate choices we now face. Read more ...

Australian beekeepers stuck in stoush with New Zealand government

Australian honey producers are concerned about an attempt by NZ beekeepers to prevent them from marketing their products as “manuka”. Read more ...

Why Richmond aren't punishing Bolton and Rioli

Once upon a time at Tigerland, the fact of Shai Bolton being a gun player coming off contract would probably have been grounds for cynicism about a non-penalty. Richmond aren't... Read more ...

‘Painting them green does not change that reality': NSW Minister's electric...

Planning Minister Rob Stokes has warned Sydney risks being enslaved to cars as he becomes the third senior minister to offer a view on how best to spur the take-up of electric... Read more ...