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Researchers blame bogus allergy tests that claim childhood eczema and asthma can be beaten by avoiding foods such as tomatoes, strawberries and milk.
Posted: 19-09-2020
Doctors at the Royal Free Hospital in London found that too little salt in the body, over a long period of time, weakens the immune system, increasing the risk of infections.
Posted: 19-09-2020
The astonishing procedure, involving 14 surgeons, was carried out in Norfolk in July on a married father-of-one with advanced rectal cancer.
Posted: 19-09-2020
DR ELLIE CANNON: Cellulitis is a relatively common infection of the skin and the underlying tissues which causes swelling, redness, heat and pain.
Posted: 19-09-2020
The illness - called invasive aspergillosis - develops when tiny particles of a common fungus are inhaled into the lungs, causing an infection.
Posted: 19-09-2020
Corona cases are said to be doubling every week, hospital admissions are creeping up, and on Friday the mothballed Nightingale hospitals were put back on standby.
Posted: 19-09-2020
A once-cheerful 35-year-old woman with a learning disability was physically held down by care home staff in the UK - after reaching for her mother's hand.
Posted: 19-09-2020
One patient who has been unable to shake off coronavirus is wellness coach and voice-over artist Jeannie McGinnis, 48, from Sheffield.
Posted: 19-09-2020
PROFESSOR ROBERT THOMAS: Phytochemicals are amazing gifts from nature that give fruits and vegetables their diverse colours, tastes and aromas.
Posted: 19-09-2020
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Part of the problem with colder weather is that we spend more time indoors. But we're also all still learning how to Covid-behave and it's a steep learning curve.
Posted: 19-09-2020
Tests done on donated blood in the US found that about 50 percent of the samples had immune T cells that reacted to coronavirus. Immune cells to similar viruses might protect them from COVID.
Posted: 19-09-2020
PROFESSOR ROBERT THOMAS:.I've seen first hand the dramatic results a change in lifestyle can have on a patient's outcome.
Posted: 19-09-2020
Dr Fauci said that restaurants and bars are a 'problem' in areas with active coronavirus spread in Thursday night MSNBC interview. Recent CDC data linked dining out to two-fold higher covid risks.
Posted: 18-09-2020
The Office for National Statistics estimates that a total of 59,800 people are infected with Covid-19 at any one time in England, a projection that has soared from its 39,700 calculation last week.
Posted: 18-09-2020
Professor Carl Heneghan, a former doctor and now Oxford University researcher, said in Parliament's Science and Technology Committee today that coughs always spike in September.
Posted: 18-09-2020
Genomics scientist and inventor Phil Robinson said the Government's Lighthouse labs were poorly managed, running out of staff and had failed to set up automatic processes.
Posted: 18-09-2020
Government statistics show 194 newly-infected Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospitals in England on Tuesday, compared to just 84 eight days ago.
Posted: 18-09-2020
A new CDC report found that positive flu test rates dropped from about 20% between September 2019 and February 2020 to 2.3% between March 2020 and May 2020 amid the pandemic.
Posted: 18-09-2020
Official data shows more people died of Alzheimer's, heart disease, cancerous lung, colon or rectum tumours, and the flu than they did of the coronavirus in England and Wales.
Posted: 18-09-2020
The Health Secretary sought to blame the public as he claimed they had put extra capacity in place for the winter but didn't expect demand to 'go through the roof'. Demand is at up to four times capacity.
Posted: 18-09-2020