Health

Waiting six hours in A&E before being admitted can raise your risk of dying, study warns 

Waiting six hours in A&E before being admitted can raise your risk of dying, study warns 

Waiting at least six hours in A&E before being admitted to hospital can raise your risk of dying by almost…
Covid lateral flow tests don’t work as well on children

Covid lateral flow tests don’t work as well on children

Covid lateral flow tests don’t work as well on children, according to a study which casts doubt on whether they…
How a simple eye scan could tell how likely you are to die in the next decade 

How a simple eye scan could tell how likely you are to die in the next decade 

How a simple eye scan could tell how likely you are to die in the next decade Study says people…
At least 60,000 Americans could die of Covid by the time Omicron variant

At least 60,000 Americans could die of Covid by the time Omicron variant

While it is starting to appear that the Omicron COVID-19 wave could be nearing its end, one model projects a…
Children make up less than 0.1% of all Covid deaths since the pandemic began

Children make up less than 0.1% of all Covid deaths since the pandemic began

Children make up less than 0.1% of all Covid deaths since the pandemic began in 2020 despite making up 20%…
Red Cross offering free trip to Super Bowl 2022 in exchange for blood

Red Cross offering free trip to Super Bowl 2022 in exchange for blood

In response to a national blood shortage, the American Red Cross is offering people who donate blood during January the chance…
Pfizer’s antiviral Covid pill shows effectiveness against the Omicron variant in lab tests

Pfizer’s antiviral Covid pill shows effectiveness against the Omicron variant in lab tests

Pfizer‘s new oral Covid treatment showed effectiveness against the Omicron variant in lab tests in what could be a boon…
76% of reported COVID-19 vaccine side effects could be imagined, phenomena called the nocebo effect

76% of reported COVID-19 vaccine side effects could be imagined, phenomena called the nocebo effect

Up to three-quarters of reported symptoms of the COVID-19 vaccines may not be entirely real, a new study suggests. A…
Covid isolation rules to END in March as Bojo draws up plan to drop all remaining restrictions

Covid isolation rules to END in March as Bojo draws up plan to drop all remaining restrictions

The UK’s daily Covid cases dropped for the 13th day in a row today and hospital admissions have now started…