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How your microbiome can improve your health

Diet, in fact, is crucial to microbiome health. "You can make big shifts in your microbiome by making shifts in your diet," says Tim Spector, a professor of genetic …

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Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO

30 January 2020. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: "We must all act together now to limit further spread". The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health …

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Are there health benefits to going vegan

The vegan diet is generally considered to be higher in fibre and lower in cholesterol, protein, calcium and salt than an omnivorous diet – but there are still …

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Covid global health emergency is over, WHO says

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that Covid-19 no longer represents a "global health emergency". The statement represents a major step towards …

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Coronavirus confirmed as pandemic by World Health Organization …

The coronavirus outbreak has been labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the number of cases outside China …

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How your sense of smell predicts your overall health

Since a healthy diet is one of the pillars of good health, it is easy to see why this would lead to increased mortality. Even a modest improvement can add significant benefit to …

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New shingles vaccine may help delay dementia, study suggests

Being vaccinated against shingles may also help delay getting a dementia diagnosis - a study in the journal Nature Medicine suggests. The work builds on previous suggestions …

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Prevention better than cure in Cuban healthcare system

The aim is to stop people getting ill in the first place. According to Gail Read, executive editor of the international health journal, MEDICC Review, Cuba had to focus on …

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When will King's Lynn's crumbling hospital be rebuilt

The roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital - which was built in 1980 - is held up by 4,394 props across 56 areas of the hospital Plans to rebuild a crumbling hospital have suffered …

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General election 2024: Plans on NHS unconvincing

That equates to a boost in the budget of £46bn a year by 2029-30, leaving a shortfall of £38bn. The think tank said that is based on the NHS becoming more productive too. The Tories and …

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First patients transferred to new Yeovil mental health unit

A group of patients have been the first to be transferred to a new mental health ward in Somerset. The NHS said it made the decision to move services from St Andrews in …

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New mpox strain in DR Congo 'most dangerous yet'

25 June 2024. Philippa Roxby. Health reporter. Reuters. Mpox, formerly called monkeypox, is a viral infection and can be deadly. A new strain of the mpox virus spreading quickly along the …

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Some smear test scientists investigated over cervical screening

A small number of biomedical scientists are being investigated following fitness to practise concerns relating to cervical screening in the Southern Trust, BBC News NI …

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Texas hospitals filling up as power cuts and heat take toll

Texas hospitals filling up as heat and power cuts take toll. 11 July 2024. Brandon Drenon. BBC News, Washington. Getty Images. A child cools off in a park in Houston in July. …

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Nipah virus: Kerala state issues alert after 14-year-old dies

Health authorities in India's Kerala state have issued an alert after a 14-year-old boy died of the Nipah virus. According to the state's health minister, an additional 60 people have been

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Creaton couple say mental health care system let down their son

Liam McCarlie, a keen angler, experienced several mental health crisis episodes after the death of his grandmother in 2021 The family of a man who took his own life while …

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Celine Dion reveals incurable health condition and postpones tour …

Celine Dion had a mega hit with the power ballad My Heart Will Go On. Celine Dion has revealed she has been diagnosed with Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS), a rare neurological disorder with …

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Jersey woman 'beyond excited' for Oxford scholarship

A Jersey woman has been awarded a scholarship to study embryology at the University of Oxford. Georgia Houghton said she was “beyond excited” and it was an …

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Nguyen Phu Trong: Vietnam's long-serving leader dies at 80

Vietnam’s long-serving leader Nguyen Phu Trong has died "after a period of illness", marking the end of a political era. The announcement came days after the government said he was …

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