Sunday, September 27, 2020
Surgeons can now perform intricate operations to repair damaged blood vessels in the brain while patients are wide awake.The delicate procedure could be a lifeline for the 5,000 Britons every year who suffer a ruptured brain aneurysm – where...
The 10pm curfew seems ridiculous – it's not as if the virus has a watch and only transmits at certain times, is it?A new 10pm curfew for pubs, bars and restaurants was introduced last week in England, Wales...
The Government has played its hand, for the time being at least. After weeks of confusing and contradictory edicts, growing public disquiet and rising Covid-19 cases, they've revealed their grand plan: suppress the virus 'as much as possible' to...
When the Great Plague hit London in 1665, many believed it was the end of days. But for some it was an opportunity. Doctors 'prescribed' lucky charms, such as dead toads, to ward off the disease if worn around...
He has trekked 370 miles of Arabian desert, rowed naked across 2,000 miles of the Atlantic Ocean, survived a traumatic brain injury during a 2010 cycling accident, and was part of Cambridge University's triumphant team in last year's Boat...
Lung cancer was once considered pretty much a death sentence. Just two decades ago, it was near-impossible to treat. Doctors had only a handful of drugs at their disposal – and most patients were given just months to live.A...
The woman on the phone is in pieces. ‘I’ve been in lockdown in my care home since March, and they won’t release me,’ she sobs. ‘My husband lives here, too, but they won’t let me see him. He’s...
Fewer than 10 percent of Americans have had coronavirus and developed antibodies that might protect them from reinfection, the first nationally-representative study of its kind found. Somewhere between 8.2 and 9.4 percent of Americans have antibodies  to  coronavirus, according...
What’s the biggest health threat we all face? Most people might think it’s cancer. Or heart disease, or dementia.In fact, it’s something that lies at the root of these and many other conditions: inflammation. ...
People who get enough vitamin D are at a 52 percent lower risk of dying of COVID-19 than people who are deficient for the 'sunshine vitamin,' new research reveals. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in the immune system...