HEALTH

UK heatwave: Heat alert issued in the face of rising temperatures
UK heatwave: Heat alert issued in the face of rising temperatures

Heat-health alerts have been issued for certain parts of the UK, as temperatures are expected to reach 30C (86F), which is higher than Los Angeles and Marbella.

HMP Lewes Covid measures are 'not humane' according to watchdog
HMP Lewes Covid measures are 'not humane' according to watchdog

An annual prison report found that some Covid-19 restrictions in a Sussex prison were "not humanity", </p> Independent Monitoring Board (IMB), stated that HMP Lewes inmates were allowed to leave their cells for 30 minutes per day.

Kettering hospital boss: This site is not suitable for care
Kettering hospital boss: This site is not suitable for care
Hemel Hempstead mother pleads for funding to help her daughter with rare disease
Hemel Hempstead mother pleads for funding to help her daughter with rare disease
Top Issues Faced By Medical Students
Top Issues Faced By Medical Students
Steve Barclay: Which issue will the new secretary of health tackle first?
Steve Barclay: Which issue will the new secretary of health tackle first?

Following the resignation of Sajid javid, Steve Barclay was named the new health secretary.

A weekend workout can be enough to keep you fit
A weekend workout can be enough to keep you fit

According to a study, a big weekend workout is better than spreading out activity throughout the week.

Breast cancer drug trial: A woman given months to live is told she is cancer-free
Breast cancer drug trial: A woman given months to live is told she is cancer-free
Spinal muscular atrophy: The baby heel prick test could be life-changing
Spinal muscular atrophy: The baby heel prick test could be life-changing
Mum pleads for research after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor at the age of 29
Mum pleads for research after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor at the age of 29
How to obtain a Covid Test
How to obtain a Covid Test

The majority of people living in England and Scotland cannot get PCR or lateral flows tests (LFTs) for free.

Heatwaves: What are they doing to your body? Who is at risk?
Heatwaves: What are they doing to your body? Who is at risk?

Officials warn that the heatwave is likely to cause health problems for people in the near future.

How can teens get Covid?
How can teens get Covid?
Lowestoft parents: Child stroke survivor determined for recovery
Lowestoft parents: Child stroke survivor determined for recovery
BA.4 Omicron and BA.5 Omicron: What should we do?
BA.4 Omicron and BA.5 Omicron: What should we do?
Bowel cancer: How do you check your poo?
Bowel cancer: How do you check your poo?

Deborah James, Dame, died of bowel cancer in her 40s.

Cost of living: Are value-food brands healthy?
Cost of living: Are value-food brands healthy?

To cope with the crisis in cost-of living, a minister from the government has advised people to buy supermarket-quality brands.

How many children have hepatitis?
How many children have hepatitis?
Bonding over Euros appears to increase Covid cases among men
Bonding over Euros appears to increase Covid cases among men
What are the number of cases in your locality?
What are the number of cases in your locality?
Covid: Why is 12-15 being double-jabbed now?
Covid: Why is 12-15 being double-jabbed now?

Children between 12 and 15 years old will be given a second dose.

Beta coronavirus variant: What's the risk?
Beta coronavirus variant: What's the risk?

Because of the Beta variant, fully jabbed travelers arriving from France must be quarantined.

End of Covid regulations: What happens if I am still concerned?
End of Covid regulations: What happens if I am still concerned?
NHS England staff loses special Covid leave
NHS England staff loses special Covid leave
Zika and dengue might make mosquitoes more attracted to humans
Zika and dengue might make mosquitoes more attracted to humans
Have you got a new rash. Have you ever had monkeypox?
Have you got a new rash. Have you ever had monkeypox?

Many things can cause rash, but it is very rare for the monkeypox virus to be involved.

Appeal by parents of Archie Battersbee to reconsider their case
Appeal by parents of Archie Battersbee to reconsider their case

Parents of a 12-year old boy who was the center of a dispute over life support have won an appeal to hear their case again.

Coronavirus: What are the risks for men over 50 years old?
Coronavirus: What are the risks for men over 50 years old?
Coronavirus: Intensive Care and Other Key Terms Explained
Coronavirus: Intensive Care and Other Key Terms Explained
Omicron: What is the best way to know if you have it?
Omicron: What is the best way to know if you have it?
How can you catch monkeypox?
How can you catch monkeypox?

Monkeypox, a rare and unrecognized disease, is being investigated in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia, and elsewhere.

Help 999 teams locate missing heart defibrillators
Help 999 teams locate missing heart defibrillators

Ambulance services need your help to locate 70,000 defibrillator units scattered throughout the UK.

Overnight planned surgery centers established on NI waiting lists
Overnight planned surgery centers established on NI waiting lists
Dame Deborah James death prompts more bowel-cancer checks
Dame Deborah James death prompts more bowel-cancer checks
Why you shouldn’t get another Covid jab too soon
Why you shouldn’t get another Covid jab too soon
Kaylea Titford: Parents deny that their daughter died from obesity
Kaylea Titford: Parents deny that their daughter died from obesity

Two parents denied that their teenage daughter could die from being morbidly obese.

Do I have Covid, a bad cough or another condition?
Do I have Covid, a bad cough or another condition?

The Omicron variant is spreading quickly and the official list has been updated in England.

Study warns that a quarter of the GP positions in England are vacant within 10 years.
Study warns that a quarter of the GP positions in England are vacant within 10 years.
Monkeypox: Is it time to be worried or to ignore it?
Monkeypox: Is it time to be worried or to ignore it?
Deborah James: Deborah's passionate vision for PS6.8m that she raised
Deborah James: Deborah's passionate vision for PS6.8m that she raised
North Rhine-Westphalia: 18-year-old dies after being rescued from a bathing lake
North Rhine-Westphalia: 18-year-old dies after being rescued from a bathing lake

Hürth (dpa / lnw) - An 18-year-old was rescued lifeless from a bathing lake in Hürth near Cologne on Saturday and later died in a clinic.

Do I need beard oil to care for my beard?
Do I need beard oil to care for my beard?

Beard oil undoubtedly has many positive effects on someone’s beard, however, is it entirely necessary to use one you might wonder.

Many Beijing residents to be tested for COVID during lockdown concern
Many Beijing residents to be tested for COVID during lockdown concern
Hunger grips Burkina Faso due to increasing jihadi violence
Hunger grips Burkina Faso due to increasing jihadi violence
China begins mass-testing and Beijing is locked down as Shanghai's COVID problems continue to spread despite the drastic measures taken.
China begins mass-testing and Beijing is locked down as Shanghai's COVID problems continue to spread despite the drastic measures taken.
While COVID shots are still effective, researchers continue to search for new ways to improve them
While COVID shots are still effective, researchers continue to search for new ways to improve them

COVID-19 vaccines are at an important juncture. Companies are testing whether combination shots or nasal drops can cope with a mutating virus. It's unclear if any changes are necessary.

Do you want to be green after your death? You have two options for eco-friendly burials: aquamation and composting
Do you want to be green after your death? You have two options for eco-friendly burials: aquamation and composting

People who care about the environment may recycle water or conserve it while they are still alive. There are also green options for the end of life.

Residents and med students are at risk from abortion training
Residents and med students are at risk from abortion training
California leads the effort to allow rivers to roam and lower flood risk
California leads the effort to allow rivers to roam and lower flood risk
Tennessee plans 1st COVID-19-era execution, more scheduled
Tennessee plans 1st COVID-19-era execution, more scheduled
Only if mandate is still required, Feds will appeal the ruling on mask.
Only if mandate is still required, Feds will appeal the ruling on mask.

The Justice Department stated Tuesday that it would not appeal the ruling of a federal judge who ended the nation's federal mandate for public transit.

Are magic mushrooms good for therapy? Vets can help to sway conservatives
Are magic mushrooms good for therapy? Vets can help to sway conservatives

Matthew Butler served 27 years in the Army. However, it took him just one day in prison to realize that his post-traumatic stress disorder was not under control.

The end of the COVID pandemic could cause turmoil in US health care
The end of the COVID pandemic could cause turmoil in US health care
Former nurse guilty of inflicting wrong medication on a woman who died. Nurses warn:
Former nurse guilty of inflicting wrong medication on a woman who died. Nurses warn:
Biden will receive a second booster shot, and COVID.gov will be launched.
Biden will receive a second booster shot, and COVID.gov will be launched.
FDA approves COVID boosters for adults over 50. But there are still questions about who will pay.
FDA approves COVID boosters for adults over 50. But there are still questions about who will pay.

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new round Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for adults over 50 to combat the pandemic.

US opens 2nd COVID boosters for 50+, other countries at risk
US opens 2nd COVID boosters for 50+, other countries at risk

Americans over 50 can receive a second COVID-19 booster provided it has been at least 4 months since their last vaccine.

FDA skeptical about experimental ALS drug's benefits
FDA skeptical about experimental ALS drug's benefits
Worst Oral Habits for your Dental Implants
Worst Oral Habits for your Dental Implants
Experts are concerned about the next COVID surge in the United States
Experts are concerned about the next COVID surge in the United States
As the US decision on asylum limits nears, COVID-19 rates plummets
As the US decision on asylum limits nears, COVID-19 rates plummets

A voice called out each name of the 169 people released by U.S. Border Patrol. The migrants climbed from their folding chairs at a clinic warehouse to walk to a table of blue-robed workers who swabbed the corners of their mouths.

A girl and her pet hamster: Half the children of Ukraine flee war
A girl and her pet hamster: Half the children of Ukraine flee war

Half of the children in Ukraine have been displaced by Russia's invasion. A little girl dressed in pink and with a long blonde hair, was found in a hospital near the border with Poland.

In the first year of pandemic, most metros lost residents
In the first year of pandemic, most metros lost residents
Doctors find obstacles to the use of pills to treat COVID-19
Doctors find obstacles to the use of pills to treat COVID-19
Dr. Michael A. McKinney is harassing doctors who fight racial disparities in health.
Dr. Michael A. McKinney is harassing doctors who fight racial disparities in health.
Tinnitus is a side effect of Covid vaccines.
Tinnitus is a side effect of Covid vaccines.

After receiving his second shot, a renowned vaccine expert experienced life-altering ringing within his ears. He now calls for research into the possibility of a link.

The mental health consequences of the pandemic
The mental health consequences of the pandemic

Natasha Beltran looks happy as a 12-year-old at home with her guineas pigs, Coco, and Juliet. However, her grief has grown beyond her years since 2020.

China announces its first coronavirus-related death in more than a year
China announces its first coronavirus-related death in more than a year
Europe's hospitals and doctors work together to help young patients leave Ukraine.
Europe's hospitals and doctors work together to help young patients leave Ukraine.
During the first year of pandemic, US adults smoked less.
During the first year of pandemic, US adults smoked less.
FDA asks Pfizer to approve a 2nd Covid booster in order to treat people 65 years and older
FDA asks Pfizer to approve a 2nd Covid booster in order to treat people 65 years and older

If approved by the FDA, the additional shot will be given to those who are at highest risk for serious illness.

Wisconsin dentist found guilty of deliberately breaking teeth patients so that he could fix them
Wisconsin dentist found guilty of deliberately breaking teeth patients so that he could fix them

Scott Charmoli would use his drill for the extraction of his patients' teeth, and then charge them for a crown.

Omicron BA.2 subvariant now almost a quarter of all new COVID patients in the U.S., CDC estimates
Omicron BA.2 subvariant now almost a quarter of all new COVID patients in the U.S., CDC estimates
China's Covid lockdowns contribute to global economic instability
China's Covid lockdowns contribute to global economic instability
Study finds that pollen season could become longer and more intense as the climate changes.
Study finds that pollen season could become longer and more intense as the climate changes.
Pfizer will seek approval for a 2nd Covid booster to people 65 years and older
Pfizer will seek approval for a 2nd Covid booster to people 65 years and older

If approved by the FDA, the additional shot will be given to those who are at highest risk for serious illness.

CDC confirms an increase in Covid virus in wastewater
CDC confirms an increase in Covid virus in wastewater

According to the head for the agency's wastewater monitoring programme, "It's too soon to know if the current trend will continue."

S.C. nurse who accidentally poisoned husband using eye drops: "I just wanted to see him suffer."
S.C. nurse who accidentally poisoned husband using eye drops: "I just wanted to see him suffer."
Former President Barack Obama claims he tested positive for Covid-19
Former President Barack Obama claims he tested positive for Covid-19
Covid nearly killed her. She wonders if her life will be the same as others.
Covid nearly killed her. She wonders if her life will be the same as others.
According to CDC, this season's flu vaccine was not a good match for the virus.
According to CDC, this season's flu vaccine was not a good match for the virus.

However, for the second consecutive year, flu cases have been unusually low. This has stomped any fears of a "twindemic."

Implants and Low Invasive Surgeries on Spine: Premia Spine TOPS System Implant
Implants and Low Invasive Surgeries on Spine: Premia Spine TOPS System Implant

If you are suffering from chronic back pain, you may be a candidate for surgery. Many people are hesitant to undergo surgery

Hawaii, the last state to have a mask mandate, will let it expire
Hawaii, the last state to have a mask mandate, will let it expire
Pfizer launches trial for Covid pill testing in children
Pfizer launches trial for Covid pill testing in children
Two months after receiving a heart transplant from a genetically modified pig, he dies.
Two months after receiving a heart transplant from a genetically modified pig, he dies.
This fall, a 2nd booster could be available. You might get a different shot this time.
This fall, a 2nd booster could be available. You might get a different shot this time.

Moderna is currently developing a bivalent vaccine, which combines an omicron specific shot with its original Covid-19 vaccine.

For one infant, a novel heart transplant technique may help fight organ rejection
For one infant, a novel heart transplant technique may help fight organ rejection

This was a first-of-its kind surgery that used cells from the donor's immune systems to help the recipient identify the new heart as his.

The number of Covid-19 vaccines has fallen to new lows
The number of Covid-19 vaccines has fallen to new lows
Biden encourages normalcy and even the most cautious Covid experts begin to lose their guard.
Biden encourages normalcy and even the most cautious Covid experts begin to lose their guard.
Walensky states that Covid will "probably" become a seasonal virus like the flu.
Walensky states that Covid will "probably" become a seasonal virus like the flu.
Covid has caused the death of more than 200 000 children. They have not been helped by any efforts.
Covid has caused the death of more than 200 000 children. They have not been helped by any efforts.

One professor of pediatrics stated that if a child loses a parent, they need someone to come at their doorstep immediately -- and I mean right away.

Brain damage can even be caused by mild Covid, as scans have shown.
Brain damage can even be caused by mild Covid, as scans have shown.

A new British study has revealed striking differences in brain areas based on scans taken prior to and following a coronavirus attack.

The U.S. now offers 4 additional free Covid tests online
The U.S. now offers 4 additional free Covid tests online
Florida surgeon general advises against Covid vaccination in order to have 'healthy children'
Florida surgeon general advises against Covid vaccination in order to have 'healthy children'
Study finds that conversion therapy is expensive in the United States at over $9 billion per year.
Study finds that conversion therapy is expensive in the United States at over $9 billion per year.
Lessons learned from 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic
Lessons learned from 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic

Take a look at the dates: 1890-1918, 1878-1918, 1896-1918, 1917-1918... All of those who were buried on this slope in Barre (Vt) died within days or weeks. Brian Zecchinelli said, "It's quite humbling."

In a push for normalcy, big cities have dropped more COVID-19 measures
In a push for normalcy, big cities have dropped more COVID-19 measures

Los Angeles and New York City have lifted some of the most stringent COVID-19 preventive measures.

A new treatment could protect babies from dangerous respiratory viruses
A new treatment could protect babies from dangerous respiratory viruses
Alabama bill bans hormone treatments for trans youth
Alabama bill bans hormone treatments for trans youth
Booster restores vaccine protection lost against omicron, U.K. study finds
Booster restores vaccine protection lost against omicron, U.K. study finds
Democrats oppose mask mandates, as Covid landscape changes and voter attitudes shift
Democrats oppose mask mandates, as Covid landscape changes and voter attitudes shift

This decision is being driven by a mixture of science and politics.

Are Americans ready for Covid to be lifted? It's complicated
Are Americans ready for Covid to be lifted? It's complicated

A Kaiser Family Foundation survey finds that people want to return to normal, but are concerned about the consequences.

They were charged a lot for 'long Covid.
They were charged a lot for 'long Covid.
According to a CDC study, Pfizer shots can protect children from severe Covid even in omicron.
According to a CDC study, Pfizer shots can protect children from severe Covid even in omicron.
California, Oregon, and Washington announce the end of school mask requirements
California, Oregon, and Washington announce the end of school mask requirements
Children aged 5-11 may not be protected by the Pfizer vaccine.
Children aged 5-11 may not be protected by the Pfizer vaccine.

Researchers discovered that the vaccine's effectiveness fell to 12 percent after the omicron surge, from 68 percent.

New York City lifts vaccine mandates for events and businesses
New York City lifts vaccine mandates for events and businesses

Eric Adams, Mayor of New York City, announced Sunday that his administration will lift its mandate for vaccines on March 7. Covid cases are continuing to fall.

California warehouse manager accused of stealing $1 million worth COVID testing
California warehouse manager accused of stealing $1 million worth COVID testing
FDA approves the first condom designed for anal sex
FDA approves the first condom designed for anal sex
The CDC states that indoor masks are no longer required in most parts of the United States.
The CDC states that indoor masks are no longer required in most parts of the United States.
Here are some places where Afghan evacuees settled in the U.S.
Here are some places where Afghan evacuees settled in the U.S.

According to CBS News, more than a third of the 67.380 Afghans who were processed at U.S. military bases following their evacuation from Afghanistan are now in Texas, California, and Virginia.

Always Keep a Seat Cushion for Car nearby in Case You Experience Back Pain While Driving
Always Keep a Seat Cushion for Car nearby in Case You Experience Back Pain While Driving

Back pain while driving may be familiar to many people, especially if you are going for a long time. When driving to work each day

A new survey finds that parents' mental health has a negative impact on their children's work performance.
A new survey finds that parents' mental health has a negative impact on their children's work performance.
Nearly half the 140,000 people who went on strike 2021 work in healthcare
Nearly half the 140,000 people who went on strike 2021 work in healthcare
CareCube accused in swindling COVID-19 test recipients
CareCube accused in swindling COVID-19 test recipients
UK: COVID sufferers in England don't have to be self-isolated
UK: COVID sufferers in England don't have to be self-isolated

The U.K government announced that people with COVID-19 will not be legally required to self isolate in England beginning in the next week.

Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for COVID; mild symptoms
Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for COVID; mild symptoms

Buckingham Palace reported that Queen Elizabeth II was positive for COVID-19 and is currently experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms.

Australia welcomes back Tim Tams and toy koalas from Australia
Australia welcomes back Tim Tams and toy koalas from Australia