Coronavirus: Nine out of 10 over-65s in England now have immune antibodies against Covid


More than nine out of 10 over-65s in England now have signs of Covid immunity for the first time, an official survey has revealed. Random antibody testing shows protection against coronavirus is now more widespread than ever, thanks to the UK’s mammoth vaccination rollout which today extended to people in their late 30s. An Office […]

Online therapy effective against OCD symptoms in the young — ScienceDaily


Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents is associated with impaired education and worse general health later in life. Access to specialist treatment is often limited. According to a study from Centre for Psychiatry Research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Region Stockholm, internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as effective as conventional CBT. […]

Study adds to growing evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are safe in pregnancy — ScienceDaily


A new Northwestern Medicine study of placentas from patients who received the COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy found no evidence of injury, adding to the growing literature that COVID-19 vaccines are safe in pregnancy. “The placenta is like the black box in an airplane. If something goes wrong with a pregnancy, we usually see changes in […]

Covid England: Vaccine drive will open up to under-40s TOMORROW


The coronavirus vaccine programme in England will open up to people under the age of 40 for the first time tomorrow. NHS England said around a million adults aged 38 and 39 will be invited to come forward for their jab from Thursday morning. They will be offered either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine on […]

Coronavirus UK: Could spread of Indian variant jeapordise plans to ease lockdown?


India‘s Covid variant is now dominant in four local authorities in England and its rapid spread could jeopardise plans to ease lockdown, experts fear. Analysis by one of the UK’s biggest variant trackers warns the strain is focused in hotspots Bolton and neighbour Blackburn with Darwen, where outbreaks have grown by 93 and 86 per […]

Serotonin transporters increase when depression fades — ScienceDaily


Low levels of serotonin in the brain are seen as a possible cause of depression and many antidepressants act by blocking a protein that transports serotonin away from the nerve cells. A brain imaging study at Karolinska Institutet now shows that the average level of the serotonin transporter increased in a group of 17 individuals […]

New battle for patients with lives ruined by implants for bowel problems 


Jacqui Shaw used to be the life and soul of the party. Even a hysterectomy in 2001 aged 32, after having two sons, didn’t slow her down. She bounced back — running after her boys, Dan, now 28, and Sam, 24, and having fun with her beautician colleagues. Those days are long gone. Jacqui, now […]

Homemade ‘natural’ toothpaste recipes shared online are a health hazard, dentists warn


Homemade ‘natural’ toothpaste recipes shared online are a health hazard and should be avoided, dentists warn Social media influencers are promoting trendy ‘natural’ toothpaste recipes  University of Nantes researchers found the toothpaste recipes can be harmful  Some of the recipes include ingredients than can contain toxic heavy metals  By Shaun Wooller Health Correspondent For The […]

Mail on Sunday launches campaign urging NHS bosses to let us all see our GPs face to face again


If there is one story which encapsulates the distress of families as GPs remain behind closed doors during this pandemic, then this is it. And to health chiefs who continue to insist patients should only be seen face-to-face where absolutely necessary, it should serve as a warning shot: to open up ALL surgeries again, or […]

‘Vajza e fatkeqësisë’ sot 21 vjeç, bëhet e pasur duke shitur këtë foto


Me siguri keni parë dhjetra meme në rrjetet me një foto, ku një vogëlushe buzëqesh me dinakëri para shtëpisë së digjet. Sot ajo është 21 vjeç dhe ka vendosur ta shesë këtë foto për shumën  481 000$. Zoe Roth, në atë kohë katër vjeç, ishte duke shëtitur në lagjen e saj në Mebane, në Karolinën e […]

People aged 42 and over are now eligible for a Covid vaccine in England


NHS England has lowered the age for people to get a coronavirus vaccine for the second time this week.  From today, everyone over the age of 42 — or who have their 42nd birthday before July — will be invited to come forward for their jab.  Matt Hancock, 42, revealed the expansion in a video […]

Covid England and Wales: Flu and pneumonia now killing almost as many, ONS data shows


Flu and pneumonia are now killing almost as many people as coronavirus, official figures revealed today as the outbreak continues to fade away. Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis showed the illnesses were listed as the underlying cause of death for 265 victims in England and Wales in the week ending April 16. For comparison, […]

Covid UK: 13.2m – a QUARTER of all adults – now fully vaccinated


A quarter of British adults are now fully vaccinated against Covid, as the UK passed the 13.2million mark for second doses today. Department of Health data shows 33.8million people have now had a first dose, with 47million vaccines now dished out.  Health chiefs have praised the significant step and called for more people to take […]

One dose of vaccine slashes risk of spreading Covid by up to HALF, major study reveals 


A single dose of vaccine slashes the risk of spreading coronavirus by up to half, a major study reveals today. Not only does the jab reduce a person’s chance of catching Covid in the first place, it greatly reduces their chances of passing it on, should they get infected. The research by Public Health England […]

Coronavirus: UK records 17 more Covid deaths and 2,685 cases on Tuesday


Britain today confirmed another 17 Covid deaths and 2,685 infections as the numbers continued to fall but Boris Johnson warned the country is ‘not out of the woods yet’.  Deaths fell by half from 33 a week ago, while positive tests were up just 6.8 per cent on last Tuesday’s 2,524. There are 1,608 people […]

Pesë këshilla për mbrojtjen e shëndetit mendor, Nëse filtrat në rrjetet shoqërore po ndikojnë negativisht tek ju


Filtrat në rrjetet shoqërore, ku dominon Instagrami dhe Snapchat-i, përdoren nga miliona njerëz çdo ditë – Instagram ka mbi 815 milionë përdorues dhe ndërsa numri i saktë i filtrave të historisë s’ dihet, padyshim që është në qindra mijëra Shumë nga filtrat e përmendur shfaqin ndryshime delikate të përditshme të ngjyrave ose efekte shkëlqyese, por, […]

Tre arsye pse duhet të studioni online


Po qe se po mendoni ta çoni karrierën tuaj në një nivel tjetër, atëherë studimi përmes internet është një mënyrë e shkëlqyeshme për ta veçuar veten nga pjesa tjetër e turmës. Ka shumë arsye që gjithnjë e më shumë studentë po zgjedhin të studiojnë në internet më përpara sesa në mënyrë fizike. Studimi online do […]

HEALTH NOTES: Surfing the web comes of age in lockdown


HEALTH NOTES: Surfing the web comes of age in lockdown as study finds it boosts mental health of older people By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 17:01 EDT, 24 April 2021 | Updated: 17:01 EDT, 24 April 2021 Surfing the web boosted the mental health of older people during lockdown. A University of Surrey study found […]

Pfizer identifikon vaksinën e falsifikuar kundër Covid-19 në Meksikë dhe Poloni


Versione të falsifikuara të vaksinës kundër COVID-19 të Pfizer janë identifikuar në Meksikë dhe Poloni. Kjo është konfirmuar edhe nga një zëdhënës i Pfizer për ABC News – duke shtuar shqetësimin e përpjekjeve të mashtrimit në SHBA dhe ndërkombëtarisht. “Ne jemi të vetëdijshëm se në këtë lloj mjedisi – të nxitur nga lehtësia dhe komoditeti […]