COVID: INCREASING CONFIDENCE JABS WORK AGAINST INDIAN VARIANT

There is "increasing confidence" Covid vaccines are effective against the variant, Matt Hancock says.

CORONAVIRUS: FRAIL PERSON HOSPITALISED DESPITE HAVING TWO JABS

Health secretary Matt Hancock told The Andrew Marr Show that five people have been hospitalised with Covid-19 despite having had their...

 
 
 

COVID-19: NO 10 DEFENDS INDIA TRAVEL BAN TIMING AMID VARIANT FEARS

As surge testing for the Indian Covid variant continues, the government rejects claims it was slow to act.

SAVING MY TEETH DAMAGED BY YEARS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

A domestic abuse charity is matching dentists who want to help survivors needing urgent dental work.

 
 
 

COVID: GET THE JAB PLEA AS ARMY DEPLOYED IN HOTSPOTS

Eligible people in areas where the Indian virus variant is circulating are urged to get vaccinated.

COVID: SECOND VACCINE DOSES TO BE SPED UP OVER VARIANT CONCERNS

Second jabs for the over-50s and clinically vulnerable will be given eight weeks after the first, the PM says.

 
 
 

CALLS FOR POST-COVID 'REVOLUTION' IN BUILDING AIR QUALITY

Top experts in how diseases spread are calling for massive improvements to the air in buildings.

PARENTS SEEK SECOND INQUEST INTO BABY'S HOSPITAL DEATH

The original inquest found Hayden Nguyen died of natural causes, despite the hospital admitting errors.

 
 
 

FACE MASKS IN LABOUR: 'I FEARED I WOULD VOMIT'

Women giving birth are exempt from face mask rules - but not all maternity staff know the rules.

COVID IN BOLTON: WHAT'S CAUSING THE SPIKE?

The town has seen a sharp spike in Covid cases - driven by the emergence of the Indian variant.

 
 
 

COVID VACCINES HAVE SAVED 11,700 LIVES AND 33,000 HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS

Most deaths prevented were in the over-80s, and far fewer over-75s went to hospital, an analysis found.

INDIAN VARIANT: GOVERNMENT CONCERN AT SPEED OF GROWTH

Local and regional restrictions to tackle the Indian variant cannot be ruled out, ministers say.

 
 
 

AGORAPHOBIC MUM-TO-BE CAN BE FORCED TO HOSPITAL FOR BIRTH, COURT RULES

The 21-year-old has an "overwhelming" fear of going out and wanted a home birth, the court heard.

COVID: SURGE VACCINATIONS COULD BE USED TO TACKLE INDIAN VARIANT

The government wants to consider "all options" to deal with the rise of the Covid variant, No 10 says.

 
 
 

COVID VACCINE: PERIOD CHANGES COULD BE A HARMLESS SIDE EFFECT

Stories of genuine experiences shared online have been followed by a wave of anti-vaccine disinformation.

HOW VIRAL PIANIST WITH DEMENTIA IS HELPING OTHERS

When Paul Harvey's piano playing went viral, it inspired a donation of £1 million to charity.

 
 
 

THE NHS COVID LEGACY - LONG WAITS AND LIVES AT RISK

One in four hospitals sees long waits balloon, as NHS warned backlog will take years to tackle.

MDMA COULD HELP TRAUMA SURVIVORS FACE PAINFUL MEMORIES

Usually thought of as a party drug, a trial suggests it helps people with post-traumatic stress disorder.

 
 
 

COVID: THE RACE TO VACCINATE THE WORLD

What happens when vaccines are slow to arrive - and what it means for ending lockdowns.

COVID VACCINES: MIXING INCREASES REPORTS OF MILD SIDE-EFFECTS

Researchers are still analysing whether injecting two different vaccines leads to better protection.

 
 
 



India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India has recorded 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, and 4,077 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Read more ...

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

In the LAAOS III trial, concomitant left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for another indication reduced the risk for ischemic stroke and systemic embolism in... Read more ...

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

Citing “unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology lauded members for their solidarity and... Read more ...

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban was not superior to standard of care antithrombotic treatment for preventing thrombotic or bleeding events after successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement... Read more ...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death after MI

Sacubitril/valsartan did not significantly reduce the rate of CV death, HF hospitalization or outpatient HF requiring treatment following acute MI compared with ramipril... Read more ...

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

From Monday, all patients In Britain will be able to request an in-person appointment with their doctor, unless they have Covid symptoms. Read more ...

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials are warning the public to check their freezers for certain frozen catfish products after U.S. smuggling officials found they had been imported from... Read more ...

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 is found to trigger a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people's arms. Read more ...

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Possible way to prevent permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drugs has been discovered. Read more ...

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Compounds that may help prevent the risk of a form of arrhythmia that occurs from common medications. Read more ...