Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 29 October 2020 07:02

      Throughout lockdown, the Midlands has enjoyed a greater abundance of wildlife in our back gardens. However, leading pet care brand Bob Martin, is raising concerns over the...

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Thursday, 29 October 2020 06:53

      Tanzania President John Magufuli's idiosyncratic handling of the coronavirus pandemic has put the country in the global spotlight. Now one of the region's most unconventional...

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Sunday, 25 October 2020 02:27

The pollution season in India has returned as air quality in many rapidly deteriorates. And it comes as coronavirus maintains its presence, with worldwide studies linking air pollution to higher...

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Thursday, 15 October 2020 01:20

NHS Nightingale hospitals in Manchester, Sunderland and Harrogate are being asked to get ready to take patients. Government advisers say admissions are rising, with more elderly people needing...

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Saturday, 10 October 2020 01:05

Today’s World Mental Health Day 2020 is the most important one yet.   This year has been a tough one for us all. The months of lockdown and loss have had a huge impact on our mental health....

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Saturday, 10 October 2020 00:57

  Jennifer Young is gifting 10,000 skincare products from her Beauty Despite Cancer range in support of UK cancer patients and small charities from the local area and beyond throughout Breast...

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Monday, 05 October 2020 02:20

The award-winning Flu Fighters campaign is returning for the third time – with a mission to encourage even more children to get their free flu vaccine this autumn. The campaign – devised by the City...

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Monday, 05 October 2020 02:12

  While the first week of the return of leisure travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands has been “extraordinarily successful”, according to Department of Tourism representatives, the Territory...

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Monday, 05 October 2020 02:07

  Using dried blood spot samples (DBS) is an accurate alternative to venous blood in detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests, a new study by immunology experts at the University of Birmingham has...

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Monday, 05 October 2020 02:03

A recent surrogacy case in which an intended mother struggled to gain a parental order for her child when the intended father suddenly died, has highlighted significant gaps in fertility law...

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Thursday, 01 October 2020 02:40

Customers, pubs and restaurants have been thanked for adhering to new curfew measures introduced to curb the spread of coronavirus – and are being urged to keep doing their bit in the days and weeks...

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Thursday, 01 October 2020 02:23

  The Syncona Foundation has committed to three further years of support for national blood cancer charity Cure Leukaemia. The Foundation (formerly known as the BACIT Foundation), which is...

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Saturday, 26 September 2020 00:51

The head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has praised African states for managing to curb the spread of coronavirus.   Africa has seen about 1.4 million cases and 34,000 deaths...

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Tuesday, 22 September 2020 22:28

Dementia UK’s Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline reports increased anxiety amongst family carers about lockdown changes   Dementia UK’s Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline has reported a 36%...

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Tuesday, 22 September 2020 22:10

The Midlands will receive £18.8 million to expand and upgrade A&Es at four Trusts, ensuring they have the physical space to treat patients, manage patient flow and improve infection control, the...

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Tuesday, 15 September 2020 03:09

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK.   AstraZeneca previously...

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