Category: Health News

Heath Awareness News and Updates – વર્ષા ની વિદાય અને શરદનુ આગમન એટલે ભાદરવો.

By | 4th September, 2020

વર્ષા ની વિદાય અને શરદનુ આગમન એટલે ભાદરવો. દિવસે ધોમ ધખે અને મોડી રાત્રે આછુ ઓઢીને સુવુ પડે એવો ઠાર પડે. આયુર્વેદાચાર્યો કહી ગયા છે કે વર્ષામા પિત્તનો સંગ્રહ થાય અને શરદમા તે પિત્ત પ્રકોપે. આ પ્રકોપવુ એટલે તાવ. ભાદરવાના તાપ અને…Read More »

Most people in England to be offered flu vaccine

By | 25th July, 2020

Most people in England, about 30 million, are to be offered a free flu vaccine this year, the government says. It is to prepare for a winter that could see the annual flu season coincide with a surge in coronavirus. The NHS…Read More »

Coronavirus: Obesity increases risks from Covid-19, experts say

By | 25th July, 2020

Being obese or overweight puts you at greater risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19, experts say after examining existing studies. The review of evidence by Public Health England found excess weight put people at greater risk of needing hospital admission…Read More »

Coronavirus: Warning thousands could be left with lung damage

By | 24th June, 2020

Tens of thousands of people will need to be recalled to hospital after a serious Covid-19 infection to check if they have been left with permanent lung damage, doctors have told the BBC. Experts are concerned a significant proportion could be left…Read More »

Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave – health leaders

By | 24th June, 2020

Health leaders are calling for an urgent review to determine whether the UK is properly prepared for the “real risk” of a second wave of coronavirus. In an open letter published in the British Medical Journal, ministers were warned that urgent action…Read More »

Coronavirus: 24-hour test results ‘by end of June’

By | 3rd June, 2020

All coronavirus tests are to be turned around within 24 hours by the end of June, the Prime Minister has said. But speaking in the Commons Boris Johnson said the target would need to take into account “insuperable problems” such as postal…Read More »

Coronavirus: People shielding in England allowed outdoors from Monday

By | 31st May, 2020

Vulnerable people in England who have been asked to remain at home since the coronavirus lockdown began will be able to go outdoors again from Monday. Those with families will be able to go out once a day with members of their…Read More »

Coronavirus deaths fall to six-week low

By | 27th May, 2020

Coronavirus death registrations in the UK in the week to 15 May reached their lowest point since the beginning of April. Between 11 and 15 May, there were 4,210 death registrations mentioning Covid-19, across the UK. Down from 4,426 the previous week,…Read More »

Death payment for families of Scottish care staff

By | 25th May, 2020

The families of care staff who die in the pandemic will receive a £60,000 payment, say the Scottish government. It comes after ministers announced a similar death in service payment for families of NHS workers last month. The health secretary also said…Read More »

Coronavirus: Which health claims are circulating online?

By | 25th May, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect countries across the world, false and misleading health advice is still being widely shared online. We’ve taken a look at some of the most recent examples and where they’ve come from. 1. The doctors who…Read More »

A patient who proved everyone wrong

By | 25th May, 2020

Many Covid-19 patients continue to need care at home, once they leave hospital. The story of Mary Blessington illustrates how the path to recovery can involve U-turns, writes Dr John Wright of Bradford Royal Infirmary. We’ve already had our second spike –…Read More »

Coronavirus: ‘Baffling’ observations from the front line

By | 25th May, 2020

When you talk to intensive care doctors across the UK, exhausted after weeks of dealing with the ravages of Covid-19, the phrase that emerges time after time is, “We’ve never seen anything like this before.” They knew a new disease was coming,…Read More »