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Lord Feldman: Department of Health adviser's firm took work from Covid company

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 06:00
Lord Feldman went to meetings between ministers and a biotech firm his PR company went on to advise.

Lockdown loneliness advice from a 91-year-old

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 00:31
Marjorie Wells, 91, gives her advice on fighting loneliness during a lockdown.

Suicide bereavement: 'Just reach out to us'

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 00:31
After losing her brother in 1990, Dr Sharon McDonnell has gone on to run the largest ever UK survey of bereaved families.

Coronavirus: Doctors spell out how to exit England's lockdown

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 00:07
The British Medical Association fears a surge in infections that will cripple the NHS if unlocking goes wrong.

More than 70,000 excess deaths during the pandemic

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 16:46
Rising Covid-19 deaths push the total number of UK deaths further above expected levels

Covid in Scotland: Level 4 lockdown to be imposed in 11 council areas

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 16:24
The move means more than two million people will be living under the country's toughest Covid restrictions.

Covid: Thousands of cases relocated in England in data change

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 15:35
Some areas see numbers rise after the government changes the way it records the location of a case.

Coronavirus: What are the EU coronavirus schemes?

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 14:41
The UK government has opted out of EU schemes to source medical equipment and vaccines. What have they delivered?

Tracey Crouch: 'I didn't think I would ever get cancer'

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 11:01
The former minister for sports was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 44 years old.

Covid: West of Scotland awaits decision on level 4 rules

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 08:54
Nicola Sturgeon is set to announce whether the toughest Covid restrictions will be imposed in some areas.

Diabetes: My baby saved my life

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 18:47
Diabetes UK estimates up to 40% of young women with type 1 diabetes will suffer from an associated eating disorder.

'Diabetes burnout': The mental-health impact of diagnosis

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 17:07
Diabetes treatment will be successful only if it comes with mental-health support, doctors say.

Covid: Visitor tests in all care homes in England 'by Christmas'

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 14:24
The government says it's working closely with the social care sector to roll out testing across the country.

Coronavirus: Dentists warn millions of treatments have been missed

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 12:12
The British Dental Association warns there will be "an oral health crisis” without government support.

Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 12:00
The results add to growing confidence that vaccination can end the pandemic.

Covid-19: New 'mega labs' in early 2021 to speed up testing

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 01:09
The labs will use technology to speed up the process so results come faster, the government says.

Covid vaccine: Major new trial starts in UK

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 01:05
It comes a week after preliminary results showed another vaccine offered 90% protection.

Video games 'good for well-being' says University of Oxford study

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 00:04
Gamers who played titles for longer reported feeling happier than those who did not.

Most statin problems caused by mysterious 'nocebo effect', study suggests

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 15:28
Issues are not caused by the drug but by people believing it will make them sick, a study suggests.

Covid-19: Normal life back next winter, says vaccine creator

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 12:08
The impact of a new coronavirus vaccine will not kick in until summer, says Prof Ugur Sahin.