Vaccination

Government introduces precautionary travel restrictions on arrivals from South Africa

8 days ago   |   By News Medical

The government is taking decisive precautionary action against a new COVID-19 variant by introducing travel restrictions on arrivals from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia from midday tomorrow .
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Experts urge pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine following new UK safety data

8 days ago   |   By News Medical

The country's top doctors and medical experts are urging pregnant women to get their COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible, as new data published by the UK Health Security Agency today provides further evidence that the vaccines are safe for this group.
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Mental health of older adults significantly impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

8 days ago   |   By News Medical

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of older people living in the community, with those who are lonely faring far worse, according to new research from McMaster University.
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Australian health authorities investigate new South African COVID strain

8 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Health Minister Greg Hunt said the country would not hesitate to move swiftly if health experts are concerned about the new coronavirus variant.
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The U.S. Army Is Overhauling Its Fitness Test for the First Time Since 1980

The new test, due to be rolled out next year, is designed to better prepare soldiers for active duty. Read more ...

Here's What Happens When a UFC Champion Kicks You Hard in the Liver

Bodybuilder Houston Jones gets savaged by MMA fighter Luke Rockhold in a new video. Read more ...

How to Prevent Health Risks Linked to Night Shift Work?

How to Prevent Health Risks Linked to Night Shift Work?

New study findings could lead to novel behavioral interventions aimed at improving the health of shift workers, who may be at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, and... Read more ...

Link Between Maternal Hypertension and Birth Weight

Link Between Maternal Hypertension and Birth Weight

Researchers investigated how low birth weight and fetal growth restriction may result from the mother having certain variants of hypertension-related genes. Read more ...

Covid: Doctors' leaders back postponed health checks

A senior GP says the move would support the "national priority" to vaccinate people quickly. Read more ...

More Than Half of Omicron Cases in UK Were Double Vaccinated, Say Officials

More Than Half of Omicron Cases in UK Were Double Vaccinated, Say Officials

In England, more than half of those infected with the Omicron coronavirus were double vaccinated, said the health officials. Read more ...

Study Says Omicron Variant More Likely to Cause Reinfection Than Delta

Study Says Omicron Variant More Likely to Cause Reinfection Than Delta

COVID-19 affected people were likely to be reinfected with the Omicron variant than with the Beta or Delta variants. Read more ...

This Guy Deadlifted 500 Pounds Every Hour for 24 Hours

Here's what pulling 500 pounds every hour on the hour did to strength coach Dane Miller's body. Read more ...

US drugstores squeezed by vaccine demand, staff shortages

A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the country Read more ...

Ben Affleck Is Thankful for 'Second Chances' After Getting Sober

"The only real cure for alcoholism is suffering. You just hope that your threshold for suffering is met somewhere before it destroys your life." Read more ...